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21 November 2014
Weekend Agenda 22/23 November

Suburbia, sex and scarlet sashes all feature prominently in this weekend’s rundown of the best ways to fill your time and fuel your imagination.

Taking place in two London galleries, The Photographers 2014 celebrates the diversity and beauty captured in a single frame. The annual group show displays the works of 63 master photographers, starting with iconic images…

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Affairs / Society

Taking care

A shortage of childcare in Japan has contributed to the low number of working mothers, a problem particularly apparent in Yokohama. Monocle speaks to the woman who has made it her mission to change this – mayor Fumiko…

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Midori House — 21 Nov, 2014

Anna Smith reviews the week's new film releases.

The Briefing — 21 Nov, 2014

Weird and wonderful statistics from Ipsos Mori’s Ben Page.

The Globalist — 21 Nov, 2014

Amnesty International on Syrian refugees in Turkey.

The Monocle Daily — 20 Nov, 2014

David Usborne on Obama’s plans for the immigration system.

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Affairs

The Monocle Daily, 795

Friday 21 November

A preview of the Tunisian elections with Monocle's correspondent in Tunis, plus we talk about the construction of the Nicaragua Canal. We also review the Asian front pages with Dibyesh Anand and meet secret sidekicks thr…

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Edits

The Menu, 162

Friday 21 November

We hear how designers and chefs have got together to rethink Turkish cooking, visit Conflict Kitchen in Pittsburgh and find out about Dubai's ambition to become the centre of the world’s coffee industry.

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Affairs

Midori House, 788

Friday 21 November

Jane Kinninmont and John Everard discuss the day's biggest news stories, we check in on the local discussion topics in Toronto and review the new films this week.

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Culture / Entertainment

Weekend Agenda

Friday 21 November

Suburbia, sex and scarlet sashes all feature prominently in this weekend’s rundown of the best ways to fill your time and fuel your imagination.

Taking place in two London galleries, The Photographers 2014 celebrates the diversity and beauty captured in a single frame. The annual group show displays the works of 63 master photographers, starting with iconic images…

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Affairs

The Briefing, 792

Friday 21 November

We discuss reactions to Obama’s planned immigration reform in America and hear from Amnesty International about Syrian refugees in Turkey. Plus weird and wonderful statistics from Ipsos Mori and the latest luxury news.

Global

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Affairs / Society

The great and the good

Friday 21 November

Monocle’s editor attended an awards ceremony this week – and was rewarded with a greater faith in humanity from almost the moment he sat down.

This week I was invited to the Rolex Awards for Enterprise, a nice dinner with nice people at The Royal Society in London. The Society occupies a grand residence on Carlton House Terrace just a short nip from Buckingham…

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Affairs

The Globalist, 800

Friday 21 November

With it looking unlikely that Aung San Suu Kyi can run for president, what are the prospects for democracy in Burma?, We also hear from Amnesty International on Syrian refugees in Turkey, Tyler Brûlé meets Karl Lagerfeld…

Global

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Affairs

The Monocle Daily, 794

Thursday 20 November

With President Obama about to unveil his plans to fix America's broken immigration system, we ask how he aims to do it. Plus: our first weekly chat about the latest issue of the Nikkei Asian Review, a tribute to the Duchess…

Global

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Affairs

The Urbanist, 162

Thursday 20 November

Inside story: parks and plazas are obvious public spaces but when the weather gets a little less pleasant, what are our indoor equivalents? From underground pathways to open and airy libraries, we take a look at what public…

Global

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Affairs

Midori House, 787

Thursday 20 November

Jim Hoare and Mary Dejevsky review the day's biggest news. We also leaf through the freshest Italian news weeklies and meet Australian artist Leila Jeffreys, who has spent the past few years taking photos of cockatoos.

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Affairs

The Briefing, 791

Thursday 20 November

As Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg visits Estonia, we discuss his agenda. We also hear about Obama’s immigration plans, ask why North Korea is threatening to carry out a nuclear test and take a look at Norway’s new passport…

Global

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Culture / Food & Drink

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Thursday 20 November

Monocle 24’s Paul Noble recently took a fresh bite out of the Big Apple at Luksus restaurant in Brooklyn. He heartily recommends it – not least the craft beer that’s on offer.

I spent last week in New York, dividing my time between a mix of pre-Christmas shopping, a few meetings and plenty of good eating. This time was different as I kicked off a busy dining schedule not with a trip to the much…

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Affairs

The Globalist, 799

Thursday 20 November

We look at whether the $500bn estimate to unite North and South Korea is accurate, hear from “America's Most Powerful Art Dealers” and learn why Slovakians are getting free bus rides.

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