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About Anna Vesterinen

Anna Vesterinen is a London-based freelance journalist, who completed her postgraduate studies in International Studies and Diplomacy at SOAS, University of London in 2012.

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Sunny Hundal is openDemocracy’s social media editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Finland for the Finns?

To the astonishment of both their supporters and opponents, the populist Finns Party are likely to be influential players in the new Finnish coalition government. What does this mean for Finland...and for Europe?

Who are the Finns? Ask The Finns!

Combining support for the welfare state with xenophobic populist sentiments, The Finns have clouded and shaken the traditionally straightforward Finnish political landscape. Beyond this textbook example of mainstream recognition for a previously radical faction, what do the Finns really stand for?

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