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Affordable housing and a good environment

A key task of municipalities is to ensure that the living environments of residents are functional and comfortable. Municipalities are responsible for regional housing policy, transport and traffic infrastructure, parks, water and sewage systems and building control. Municipal policies affect issues such as the cost of living, cycling conditions, or air pollution. The Left Alliance […]

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Improved employment rate and fair terms of employment

There are many ways in which a municipality influences the vitality and employment situation of its region. Municipalities create the conditions for vitality and employment, for example by means of planning and traffic policy, public procurement, education and business services. As employers, municipalities are of key importance and employ a significant number of employees. Municipalities […]

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World’s best schools and early childhood education for all

Finland is known for having the best schools in the world. Providing high-quality education for all is our main strength and source of pride. The Left Alliance promotes equal education opportunities for all Finns. An investment in early childhood education is an investment in well-being as well as the economy. Early childhood education levels out […]

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High-quality social services and healthcare for all

The Left Alliance strives towards ensuring high-quality and equal social services and healthcare for everyone. Although services are generally on a good level, social and health disparities have been increasing continuously. The problem is that basic public services are insufficiently funded, queues are too long and the bureaucratic walls between the different organisations involved prevent […]

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Municipal elections 2017

Municipal Elections on 9 April 2017. In Finland, the election day is Sunday 9 April 2017, and the advance voting between 29 Mars and 4 April and abroad between 29 Mars and 1 April 2017. Read more about the elections on the website of  Ministry of Justice >> Left Alliance Goals The Left Alliance goal […]

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The Red-Green Future

The Red-Green Future document contains a comprehensive account of what kind of a future society and world Left Alliance hopes to achieve. It does not contain concrete legislative proposals for the current situation but it is not a utopia either. These changes are based on real, expressed needs. The Left Alliance has a political action programme that details the party’s concrete political goals, which can be used as the basis for legislative reforms. Left Alliance also has a party platform that outlines the values of the party.

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Contact information

Left Alliance Party Office Lintulahdenkatu 10, 3rd floor 00500 Helsinki Finland tel.  020 773 7700 The switch open daily from 9.00 to 11.30 a.m. Party office employees’ direct numbers and e-mails on the Finnish pages E-mail. Press Officer: Marianna Rautiainen marianna.rautiainen@vasemmistoliitto.fi +358 40 5454 958    

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Short history of the Left Alliance

The Left Alliance was founded in the spring of 1990. The idea of a new party was launched in 1987, years before the changes in Eastern Europe. In the founding document it was stated that the Left Alliance ”has its place at the side of workers, peace and disarmament, nature and the oppressed majority of […]

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Left Alliance

Left Alliance is the fifth biggest political party in Finland. Our goal is a world with justice, equality and sustainability. See the basic facts about the party.

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