Silja Kudel

Silja Kudel is a Helsinki-based freelance journalist from Sydney who is a regular contributor to various cultural and business publications.


Feminist Finland: From Representation to Equality

Silja Kudel asks how far women’s participation in politics has taken Finland on the road to an equal society.

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What to Wear? Why Fast Fashion Is Costing the Earth

A report from Finland on textiles and the clothing industry's future in a circular economy.

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Bridging the 82-km Happiness Gap: Can Estonia Stem the Labour Exodus to Finland?

Tens of thousands of Estonian workers commute to Finland, said to be the world's happiest nation. Silja Kudel examines Estonia’s ongoing struggle with 'brain drain'.

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A Tale of Two Finlands

The Greens are successfully wooing urban voters in Finland, but the rural areas tell a drastically different story. Why the stark contrast?

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Finland Takes a Giant Green Leap

Finland's municipal elections on 8th April saw the Finnish Green party win an unprecedented 12.4 per cent of votes across the country and right-wing and populist parties take a beating.

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