Finnish PM and President announce historic move

Finland, NATO and the left

Left Alliance leader confronts hard choices facing socialists

Finland’s decision to begin the process of joining NATO is a huge moment of change for Europe, and a moment of maturity for the left. The move is not only led by the social-democratic prime minister, Sanna Marin, but has seen Li Andersson, the leader of the radical left, overcome opposition within her own party.

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Journalist, writer and film-maker. Former economics editor at BBC Newsnight/Channel 4 News. Author of How To Stop Fascism.

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Paul Mason

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Journalist, writer and film-maker. Former economics editor at BBC Newsnight/Channel 4 News. Author of How To Stop Fascism.

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