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Thursday 18 September

For Brazil’s upcoming election, gay rights are finally getting the platform for open debate that they deserve. But there are still some no-go areas left in Brazilian politics, says Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco.

For election aficionados like me, this year’s Brazilian presidential race is a treat. It’s looking to be the most unpredictable of my lifetime with so many firsts. It’s the first time two women are the favourite candidates…

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The Globalist, 754

Thursday 18 September

As polls open in Scotland we look ahead to the country’s historic independence referendum, we also assess the role that US allies in the Arab world might play in the fight against ISIS, and check out to a unique audio…

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The Monocle Daily, 748

Wednesday 17 September

Regular check-ins and live interviews from the US and all across the Americas add to the mix of guests and analysis from our studios in London.

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Midori House, 741

Wednesday 17 September

Nina Schick and Samira Shackle discuss the day’s issues including Scotland’s independence referendum, the Pakistani politicians who were ejected from a plane, and the latest on Ukraine.

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The Briefing, 745

Wednesday 17 September

We get analysis on Xi Jinping’s first official visit to India, look at the rebuilding of the Gaza Strip, discuss the political future of Nicolas Sarkozy and preview the Pyongyang International Film Festival.

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Affairs / Society

Walk it like you talk it

Wednesday 17 September

A new survey reveals that the number of people travelling around the UK on foot has taken a tumble in recent years. But Monocle’s Dan Poole says that a relaxing stroll is still one of life’s small wonders.

Last week, in Berlin for The Monocle Guide to Good Business book tour, I walked from our city-centre hotel to Tegel Airport the morning I was due home. I had two hours to kill, so figured it was either that or sit around…

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The Globalist, 753

Wednesday 17 September

As Scotland goes to the poles tomorrow, we speak to disenfranchised Scots who do not get to vote about the future of their country. We also take a look at the Fiji elections, get the latest business news from Iceland and…

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The Monocle Daily, 747

Tuesday 16 September

How are US troops set to help combat Ebola and what confidence does France have in its prime minister? Tom Edwards and Markus Hippi discuss with guests in this edition. Plus, a review of the Asian newspapers and a cricket…

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Midori House, 740

Tuesday 16 September

Daniella Peled of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting and Oscar Guardiola-Rivera discuss news from around the world, including airstrikes in Iraq and the closing stages of Scotland’s independence referendum.

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The Briefing, 744

Tuesday 16 September

We look at Iran’s role in containing the threat of Isis, analyse the ‘New Climate Economy’ with Michael Jacobs and discuss the latest business and aviation news in the studio.

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The Globalist, 752

Tuesday 16 September

As Turkey’s president visits Qatar this week, we assess this strategic relationship. We also ask why Australia’s Tony Abbott is governing the country from a tent this week and delve into Austria’s unsung media industry.

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The Monocle Daily, 746

Monday 15 September

Should airlines forego their traditional customer base to pursue the low-cost market? We bring you the latest on the Air France pilot strike. Plus all the news and views from the presidential campaign trail in Brazil.

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Midori House, 739

Monday 15 September

Professor Kathleen Burk and Martin Plaut debate interventionism in the Middle East; does it matter if there’s no exit plan for the fight against Isis militants?

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The Briefing, 743

Monday 15 September

The latest news from Ukraine, plus a discussion of the fight against Isis in Iraq, Sweden’s elections and the redesign of the Financial Times.

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