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APN Podcast: Sote, remote work, Kiuru and yet more face masks

This week's All Points North podcast tried to untangle the threads from a messy week in coronavirus politics. 

Pääministeri Sanna Marin saapui Säätytalolle Helsingissä 29. syyskuuta 2020.
Image: Vesa Moilanen / Lehtikuva

Finland is looking to revamp its healthcare system in the middle of a global pandemic, and this week All Points North tried to examine what the reform agenda might mean for the country.

You can listen to the full podcast via the embedded player here or via Yle Areena, Spotify, Apple Podcasts or your usual podcast player using the RSS feed.

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In this week's podcast Finland's long-running social and healthcare reform (Finnish acronym: 'sote') comes under the microscope as we explain why it's taken 20 years of wrangling to get the current proposal to parliament.

We also look at updated coronavirus guidelines recommending people to continue working from home till the end of the year, electricity transmission pricing, a persistent row over face masks, and ask why some people were annoyed about a prime ministerial picture.

And of course, we examine the Eagle Owls' latest win in football's Nations League.

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This week's show was presented by Egan Richardson and Ronan Browne. Our producer was Priya Ramachandran D'souza and the audio engineer was Tuomas Vauhkonen.

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