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.
Steve El-Sharawy takes us on a guided tour of the underbelly of social media
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
Kaisu Keisala-Kaseja and Edem Agbekey-Taylor talk migrants and entrepreneurship in Finland
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
Tuomas Enbuske has opinions about empathy in Finland, politicians' silly season and how to be bored
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
Michaela Moua on PoC haircare in Finland, the veneer of Finnish honesty, and coping with isolation
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
James MacDonlad talks about life as a transgender person, limits of civil disobedience, a tarnished hero and bad dogs
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
Teivo Teivainen talks presidential powers, foreign minister's abortion views, jobs and living in Helsinki
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
Trump-Putin summit special
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.
Lauren Stevens talks about marriage equality, LGBT rights and Helsinki Pride
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
Toivo Haimi explains everything you (n)ever wanted to know about Finnish politics
This week's All Points North asks Yle Kioski's Toivo Haimi to explain Finnish politics, and ponders whether taxi deregulation will bring better or cheaper services. 9 June 2018 / All Points North / Yle News
Carmen Baltzar on racism faced by Romani people, Veikkaus and betting
This week's All Points North asks Romani filmmaker and writer Carmen Baltzar whether the tide might be turning against racism in Finland. We also look at the position of Veikkaus as a betting firm draped in the national flag, and include a roundup of all the week's top stories. 1 June 2018 / All Points North / Yle News
Susanna Lindroos-Hovinheimo unpacks new data privacy rules and its impact on individuals and small organisations
On this week's All Points North Helsinki University law lecturer Susanna Lindroos-Hovinheimo picks apart new EU data privacy rules. Plus, we look at what the regulation means for consumers and for small businesses and organisations as they try to remain on the right side of national laws.
Anu Koivunen, the #metoo campaign and trail running in the forests
This week's All Points North asks Anu Koivunen why the #metoo campaign has been slower to take off in Finland than elsewhere and looks at an especially Finnish pastime.
18 May 2018 / All Points North / Yle News
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