Alexander Stubb is a Finnish politician who served as the Prime Minister of Finland from 2014 to 2015. He rose to politics as a researcher specialised in the affairs of the European Union and was elected to the European Parliament in 2004 as a member of the National Coalition Party.
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I am in the middle of listening to @sapinker’s ”Enlightenment Now”. Simply brilliant! A must for anyone trying to make sense of the world. Factual optimism. Glad mother-in-law is getting me the physical version of the book for Christmas. Will re-read. – source
Alexander StubbDec 20, 2019
A political memoir of the Bosnian conflict written by the former Prime Minister of Sweden, who served as the European Union peace negotiator on former Yugoslavia from June to December 1995 and as High Representative of the International Community in Bosnia from January 1996 to June 1997. In a concluding chapter he argues that the European Union nee...
A brilliant book by @carlbildt. About: The New World Disorder. Includes: historical analysis and personal experiences. Written: analytically and well. Combines: theory and practice. A must: for all interested in international relations. Should: be translated into many languages. – source
Alexander StubbDec 04, 2019
Next three book recommendations: 1. Mark Manson is literally f*cking brilliant. Brings in many strands of thought - old and new. Reminds me of Bret Easton Ellis’ ”White”. And remember, I am eternal optimist in pursuit of happiness. Be prepared to be shaken, even stirred. 1/3 – source
Alexander StubbAug 06, 2019
If you read or listen to only one book this summer, this is it. Bloody brilliant! Every word, every sentence. Rarely do I go through a book with such a rollecoaster of emotion, from love to hate. Thank you for sharing @tarawestover #Educated – source
Alexander StubbJul 27, 2019
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In Finland ongoing discussion about freedom of speech, self-sensorship and political correctness. Important, even if Finland often top 1-3 press freedom. May I recommend @BretEastonEllis latest book called White. Thought provoking. Interesting. – source
Alexander StubbJun 19, 2019