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.

Radio

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…

Radio

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.

Radio

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…

Radio

The Stack, 157

Saturday 29 August

Tyler Brûlé meets CEO and founder of London agency Protein to talk about the commercial side of funding a magazine start-up. We also hear from Malte Brenneisen, organiser of Indiecon, the independent-magazine conference…

Radio

The Curator, 202

Saturday 29 August

This show-stopping selection from the week’s radio shows kicks off with an interview with world-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, who has just revealed a new tower for Jerusalem. We also speak to Reykjavik’s mayor and…

Radio

The Sessions at Midori House, 26

Saturday 29 August

British singer and multi-instrumentalist Roseau is in the studio to play a selection of songs from her debut record ‘Salt’.

Radio

The Monocle Daily, 990

Friday 28 August

As officials from 121 governments meet in Cancun to sign the Arms Trade Treaty, we assess whether or not this will be able to regulate the international arms industry. Plus: we bring you our weekly take on cinema with…

Opinion

Weekend Agenda

Friday 28 August

This week on The Monocle Arts Review we’ve enjoyed gangsta rap, the meeting in Vienna of two art masters and a new take on the condition of autism. Read up and listen in.

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