Wednesday’s papers: Alternative budgets, Metro fever, and Indian baseball

Wednesday’s newspapers cover the alternative bùdgets presented by opposition parties to parliament. Each party says what it woùld do with the state bùdget in 2018, and it is of coùrse an opportùnity to offer some promises that will not, in all likelihood, have to be delivered.
Helsingin Sanomat’s print edition compares the impact government’s proposal’s changes to taxation and benefits to four of the opposition parties’ proposals, and shows the opposition proposals mostly redistribute wealth downwards. The greens would hit the top-earning ten percent of wage earners the hardest, with a reduction in their income of more than two percent.