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The Briefing, 954

Tuesday 7 July

With diplomatic fault lines between Greece and the Eurozone growing increasingly wide, we ask who the country might turn to next. We also touch down in Sydney where the city’s urban makeover is reaching a crucial new step…

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The Globalist, 962

Tuesday 7 July

After Greeks voted “No” to more austerity at the weekend, we continue our coverage of the aftermath live in Athens. Meanwhile, as another deadline looms in Tehran, we discuss the nuclear deal that may or may not happen.…

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The Monocle Daily, 951

Monday 6 July

We analyse the fallout of the Greek “No” vote live in Athens and, from the studio, learn why Tony Abbott is trying to stop Australian politicians appearing on a popular talk show. Plus: we look at the latest headlines from…

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Midori House, 939

Monday 6 July

As thousands gathered last night in Athen’s Syntagma square to celebrate the outcome of Sunday’s referendum, we ask how much room is still left for negotiations. In this special edition of Midori House, Monocle’s Steve…

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The Briefing, 953

Monday 6 July

Uncertainty reigns in Greece as the finance minister quits and Alexis Tsipras celebrates the results of the weekend’s referendum. Plus we look at Asian airlines vying for their share of a burgeoning market and take the…

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Affairs / Media

Hot on the press

Monday 6 July

After Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party made tyrannical comments about controlling the country’s media companies, Kenji Hall calls for a refresher course on democracy.

Shut down unfriendly newspaper publishers; pressure editors who don’t toe the official line; lean on businesses that support media outlets critical of the government. Such oppressive practices targeting the media are the…

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The Globalist, 961

Monday 6 July

As Greece comes to terms with the weekend’s vote against bailout measures, what next for Greece and eurozone leaders? Also, after two terrorist attacks threaten to wipe out Tunisian tourism, we head to Lebanon to find out…

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The Monocle Weekly, 313

Sunday 5 July

Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound get a new slant on art with Dana Arnold, learn how to make authentic New York pizza with chef Bruno di Fabio and find out why the Moog keyboard is still king of the disco (and the concert hall…

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The Big Interview, 11

Sunday 5 July

Acclaimed Turkish writer Elif Shafak talks to Georgina Godwin about the art of storytelling, the great promise of language and the polarisation of Turkish society and public space.

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The Recap, 18

Saturday 4 July

As the saga gripping Greece continues, we hear about the rallies taking place across the nation. Plus Hungary begins offering cash incentives to attract citizens back to the country. We’ll also hear a highlight from this…

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The Foreign Desk, 78

Saturday 4 July

Steve Bloomfield and guests Péter Krekó and Ágnes Kövér profile politics in Viktor Orbán’s Hungary and reflect on the rise of the far-right party Jobbik. Plus poet and translator George Szirtes discusses the significance…

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The Curator, 194

Saturday 4 July

Ben Rylan takes us on a whistle-stop tour around the best of Monocle 24. Tyler Brûlé talks paper with specialist suppliers GF Smith, on The Urbanist we discuss that iconic city corner: the Flatiron Building in Manhattan and…

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The Monocle Daily, 950

Friday 3 July

Andrew Mueller and Emma Nelson take a look at the news making the headlines in Asia, celebrate the city of Granada and get a film tip from Ben Rylan in the latest Monocle Cinémathèque.

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Midori House, 938

Friday 3 July

We look ahead to this Sunday’s referendum in Greece, ask why Burundi is pressing ahead with disputed elections condemned by the UN and wonder if Malaysia will ever find the perpetrators of downed flight MH17.

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Affairs / Society

Snap, crackle and pop

Friday 3 July

Ed Stocker looks forward to the annual US festivities on 4 July.

Americans like their holidays. OK, so who doesn’t? But I’m not talking about a weekend hiking in upstate New York or an escape to the beach. I’m talking about the concept behind nationally decreed time off, the ritual of…

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