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Midori House, 981

Wednesday 2 September

Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big…

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The Briefing, 995

Wednesday 2 September

A pacy round-up of the day’s main news stories, anchored from London by a Monocle editor. The show features informed reporting, prescient business analysis and invaluable industry reports covering everything from technology…

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The Globalist, 1003

Wednesday 2 September

We look at why many Indian workers are downing tools today, learn why President Putin is in China and get the latest stories from Istanbul.

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The Monocle Daily, 992

Tuesday 1 September

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special…

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Midori House, 980

Tuesday 1 September

Could freedom of movement for citizens of the EU really be at risk? The German chancellor thinks so and she’s blaming an inability to manage the migrant crisis. We also take a look at ‘The Washington Post’, which is calling…

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The Briefing, 994

Tuesday 1 September

We find out why British journalists have been accused of terrorist activities in Turkey, learn what led to Tokyo ditching its Olympic logo and talk to Monocle’s Josh Fehnert about ‘The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes’.

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The Globalist, 1002

Tuesday 1 September

We find out why China is punishing its stock-market workers, learn about the new Norwegian TV show that has upset Russia and get the latest business news from Italy.

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The Monocle Daily, 991

Monday 31 August

We discuss Chinese hacking, the rebranding of Alaska’s Mount McKinley, the future of Japanese commercial aviation and the legacy of filmmaker Wes Craven. Plus: a review of the Asian newspapers.

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Midori House, 979

Monday 31 August

Lawmakers in Guatemala are deciding whether the country’s president ought to be immune from corruption charges. But with much of his Cabinet having already quit, we ask whether this will lead to a further falling of what…

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The Briefing, 993

Monday 31 August

We hear about the growing protests in Lebanon, learn why Malaysia’s prime minister has to answer how $700m got into his account and ask why China is getting into triathlons.

Opinion

Up in arms

Monday 31 August

After footage of two TV journalists being shot dead – along with their killer’s self-filmed video – was aired last week, Ed Stocker examines the role of the media in US gun crime.

It would be unoriginal and a little crass to harp on – from my Eurocentric viewpoint – about the US’s obsession with firearms. We’ve all seen enough school, cinema and now on-air TV shootings to be up to speed with the…

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The Globalist, 1001

Monday 31 August

We learn how Ukraine is pulling itself out of debt; get the latest from Monocle’s bureau in Asia and leaf through our new book “The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes”.

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The Monocle Weekly, 321

Sunday 30 August

Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound meet music-writer Peter Doggett to question whether the story of pop music is still moving forward. We also hear from film-director Abel Ferrara about his new biopic that looks at the troubled…

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The Recap, 26

Saturday 29 August

The best of the week’s live news programmes on Monocle 24, from how to fix diplomatic relations to the aftermath of the Virginia shooting and how food can support a country under threat.

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The Foreign Desk, 86

Saturday 29 August

Despite his dubious approach to democracy and his role in regional conflict, Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame has received the ear and praise of many world leaders. Why? Steve Bloomfield asks his guests Phil Clark and Vincent…

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