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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  • Kjell Westö on the background to the Finnish independence. How deep are the scars of the Civil War? 5 December 2019 / All Points North / Yle News

  • What's going on in Finnish politics? Who will be the new Prime Minister after Antti Rinne resigned? What is the Centre Party doing? We answer these questions and more with Yle's Katri Makkonen. 4 December 2019 / All Points North / Yle News

  • The forces of regionalisation and urbanisation are reshaping Finland's real estate market. Do young people still stand a chance of becoming homeowners?
    27 November 2019 / All Points North / Yle News

  • Finland's premier startup event kicks Slush amid a conversation about the lack of diversity in the tech and startup sectors. Can startups lead the way in creating more inclusive workplaces in Finland? Entrepreneur and non-profit startup founder Anne Badan joins APN to talk about why she's optimistic they can.
    21 November 2019 / All Points North / Yle News

  • : This week's All Points North looks at why Finland's male footballers are now, after 80 years of trying, about to qualify for a major football tournament. Is it down to Pukki mania? Is Glen Kamara a driving force? We ask sports monthly Elmo Lehti features editor Topias Kauhala to guide us through. / All Points North / Yle News

  • As Antti Rinne's government grapples with employment and climate challenges, we look at how well they are meeting voter expectations. Will it fulfill pledges of more jobs, concrete climate action and a reinforced social welfare state? With the Finns Party rising in the polls we also look at how climate and immigration are becoming populist wedge issues. Yle political journalists Helmiina Suhonen and Robert Sundman join the discussion.

  • Flying has become much more common in recent years, but should we be doing it less to try and protect the climate? All Points North looks at proposals for a flight tax.
    31 October 2019 / All Points North / Yle News

  • People who suspect hiring bias because of their gender can turn to the Equality Ombudsman for help. But many don't know what to do when they believe they've been discriminated against in the recruitment process. This week APN sits down with Michaela Moua, senior officer from the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman's office to discuss what the authority can and cannot do.
    24 October 2019 / All Points North / Yle News

  • Finland plans to reform parental leave to encourage more dads to participate in child-rearing. The policy is seen as a move toward greater gender-equality in family roles and also as a much-needed boost for falling birth rates. But paternity leave can be isolating for foreign fathers in particular. Dad James Cramer and Fabrizio Turci of the family integration non-profit Familia join APN to discuss how to support foreign stay-at-home dads.
    17 October 2019 / All Points North / Yle News

  • Finnish policy on residence permits for highly-skilled migrants is under the spotlight this week, so we asked Melanie Dower from Supercell and Rasmus Roiha from Software E-Business Finland what needs to change and why. / All Points North / Yle News

  • Finland says foreign labour will help shore up the economy. But how does the country's education system serve multicultural, multilingual families?
    Anu Halvari from the Finnish National Agency for Education and British father Steve El-Sharawy help us explore this topic.

  • Finland aims to be carbon neutral by the year 2035, but what changes does that demand? And what adjustments can you make to your everyday life to help? We ask Riina Pursiainen, vice-chair of the Finnish chapter of Youth Agenda 2030, and Amanda Rejström, CEO of the social enterprise Spark Sustainability, to help us answer these questions.

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