All Points North

The All Points North podcast has everything you need to know about the news in Finland this week.

The All Points North podcast has everything you need to know about the news in Finland this week. All Points North is produced by Yle News, a unit of the Finnish Broadcasting Company.

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  • Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä called for a multi-party huddle soon after the UN's climate watchdog issued a wake-up call for action to combat climate change. How should Finland meet its climate goals? And what kind of impact will new measures have on our everyday lives? Two guests join us today: Outi Haanperä, a lead climate solutions specialist with the state innovation agency Sitra and Hanna Aho, a climate justice expert from Kepa, a development NGO. 12 October / All Points North / Yle News

  • New legislation underway will make it easier for small firms to fire workers, and unions are pulling no punches to try and stop what they see as the erosion of workers' rights. Meanwhile food courier workers are up in arms over an ultimatum to sign up for reduced pay -- or hit the road. Our guest on All Points North this week is digital economy labour researcher Ville-Veikko Pulkka from Helsinki University. 5 October / All Points North / Yle News

  • All Points North considers whether Swedish might be an easier nut to crack when it comes to learning a new language in Finland. We also discuss the likelihood of finding work with Swedish rather than Finnish under your belt and consider whether more programmes should encourage people to integrate into Finland in Swedish. Our guest is Allyana Thomas who has walked the talk and is integrating in Swedish. 28 September 2018 / All Points North / Yle News

  • This week APN examines the impact social media has on people and the media. We'll talk about relationships between big media and regular folks, and how social media is changing everthing from consumer habits to political leanings in Finland. Our special guest is Steve El-Sharawy, the head of insights at EzyInsights, a social media analysis and consulting firm used by thousands of journalists around the world. 21 September 2018 / All Points North / Yle News

  • This week APN takes a deep dive into migrants and entrepreneurship in Finland. We'll discuss what it takes to get started in business and strategies for staying in the game. Our special guests are Edem Agbekey-Taylor, who single-handedly built up her beauty brand and got it on the shelves of major Finnish chains, and Kaisu Keisala-Kaseja a newly-appointed private sector immigrant entrepreneurship coordinator. 14 September 2018 / All Points North / Yle News

  • This week APN considers empathy and harassment in Finland, the objectification of men and politicians and their rhetoric. We'll also look at how the rich evade taxation, how to connect immigrants with jobs and the art of being bored. Our guest this week is outspoken celebrity media pundit and writer Tuomas Enbuske. 7 September 2018 / All Points North / Yle News

  • The All Points North podcast throws out a lifeline for people of colour in need of support for their special hair needs. We'll also look at plagiarism claims against a Finns Party politician and ponder how to tackle loneliness among unemployed people. This week's special guest is Michaela Moua, vice-chair of the Anti-Racist Forum and former national basketball player. 31 August 2018 / All Points North / Yle News

  • The All Points North podcast team delves into edgy comedy routines, a Greens party worker under fire for attempting to stop a deportation flight, a survivor of the Turku stabbing attacks admitting to benefits fraud, a debate over the perceived dangers of certain dog breeds and more! This week's special guest is transgender person and comedian James MacDonald. 24 August 2018 / All Points North / Yle News

  • Our special guest is Teivo Teivainen, Helsinki University Professor of World Politics. Our podcast this week considers presidential powers, what a foreign minister should or shouldn't say, how to get the jobless back to work and whether Helsinki is a liveable city or not? 17 August 2018 / All Points North / Yle News

  • As Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin meet in Helsinki, Yle News breaks down the issues and fallout from the summit with special guest Charly Salonius-Pasternak.

  • This week's All Points North welcomes Lauren Stevens to discuss gay marriage, LGBT rights and the importance of Pride events. 15 June 2018 / All Points North / Yle News

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