Radio

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…

Radio

Section D, 203

Tuesday 1 September

As ‘The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes’ hits the shelves we take a look at the products, places and people that make for some of the best places to live. We visit furniture shop Førest London and hear from architect Pascal…

Radio

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…

Radio

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’.

Radio

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.

Radio

The Monocle Arts Review, 132

Tuesday 1 September

World music critic Sue Steward reviews tracks from French-Algerian singer Iness Mezel, Zimbabwe’s music icon Thomas Mapfumo and Cuban star Daymé Arocena.

Radio

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.

Radio

Culture with Rob Bound, 203

Monday 31 August

We assess the success of the Austin-Toronto Music City Alliance, and see how Toronto is building itself as a music destination through interviews with mayor John Tory, British broadcaster and festival organiser Rob Da Bank…

Radio

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…

Radio

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…

Radio

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”.

Radio

The Monocle Arts Review, 131

Monday 31 August

We speak to Charlotte Burns, US news, market and business editor at ‘The Art Newspaper’, about a trio of New York’s recent art exhibitions: ‘Warriors and Mothers’, a display of Mbembe art by the master carvers from south…

Radio

Asia Pac Unwrapped, 18

Sunday 30 August

Is Japan’s rail system too safe? We tune in to the difficulties facing Tokyo as it tries to market its famous transport internationally. We’re also in Melbourne where designing a high-end hair salon and a cocktail lounge…

Radio

The Bulletin with UBS, 47

Sunday 30 August

As The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City opens its annual policy meeting near Jackson Hole in Wyoming, we discuss the prospects and impact of an interest rate hike.

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