Affairs

The Briefing, 901

Thursday 23 April

We look at the defence deals going on between major powers that could shape the future of the Ukraine conflict. Plus we learn why Spain and Venezuela have stopped seeing eye to eye and discuss Copenhagen’s new-found love…

Global

Affairs / Food & Drink

The avocado tipping point

Thursday 23 April

Megan Billings believes the latest news of an impending food shortage points to the wider problem in US society: with California’s drought issues, Americans can no longer have their avocado and eat it.

This week a sweeping headline posed a question: “Have you eaten your last avocado”? Another asked, “Are avocados the next caviar?” And a third simply read, “Adios, avocados”. What could be the root of the hysteria? Well…

Affairs

The Globalist, 909

Thursday 23 April

A look at the European discussion taking place today concerning how to react to the Mediterranean migration crisis. We also hear about Yemen's political future and get the business news from Hong Kong.

Global

Culture

The Monocle Arts Review, 39

Thursday 23 April

Author and associate editor of ‘The Bookseller’ Cathy Rentzenbrink tells us about three new novels to keep your eyes peeled for this month: Liza Klaussmann’s ‘Villa America’, Kirsty Logan’s ‘Gracekeepers’ and Renée Knight’s…

Global

Affairs

The Monocle Daily, 898

Wednesday 22 April

We discuss the political situation in Hong Kong and check in with Tomos Lewis in Nunavut ahead of the Arctic Council's ministerial meeting. Plus: Billboard's Jason Lipshutz on the resurgence of film soundtracks.

Global

Business

The Entrepreneurs, 184

Wednesday 22 April

We visit the handmade bicycle show Bespoked, meet the CEO of Gousto – who predicts the future of ingredients-delivery services – and head to Vienna to investigate the employment prospects of Austria’s ex-offenders. Plus the…

Global

Affairs

Midori House, 886

Wednesday 22 April

Saudi Arabia announces a halt to its airstrikes on Yemen then promptly starts again; Steve Bloomfield gets the insights of Kathleen Burk and Alessio Patalano. Also on the agenda: the Italian PM calls for refugee centres…

Global

Affairs

The Briefing, 900

Wednesday 22 April

We pick through the conflicting reports on Yemen, hear from 'Politico' editor in chief John F Harris about its launch in Europe and learn about the EU's challenge to energy giant Gazprom.

Global

Affairs / Television

Pills, thrills and bellyaches

Wednesday 22 April

Having risen to fame hawking weight-loss products on US television, Oprah-endorsed Dr Oz’s career has come under intense recent scrutiny. As Monocle’s Ben Rylan reports, using celebrity to endorse untested medical products…

It’s a hungry beast, the celebrity machine. Just one taste is enough to keep some appetites churning with endless desperation. It has turned innocent young hopefuls into attention-hungry demons, fact-finding professionals…

Affairs

The Globalist, 908

Wednesday 22 April

We learn what the Balikatan military exercises involving the US and the Phillipines are for, hear the latest on Turkey’s political opposition and get the business news from Australia.

Global

Culture

The Monocle Arts Review, 38

Wednesday 22 April

As we approach the nominations for the 69th annual Tony Awards next week, Matt Wolf, critic for the ‘International New York Times’, joins Tom Edwards to discuss a few Broadway shows he expects to make the cut, including…

Global

Affairs

The Monocle Daily, 897

Tuesday 21 April

We discuss the latest developments in Yemen and the sentencing of Egypt's Mohamed Morsi, meet the director of ‘Clinton: The Musical’ and review the Asian newspapers.

Global

Design

Section D, 184

Tuesday 21 April

The first of our two-part selection from Milan's Salone del Mobile where we meet world-class designers Jasper Morrison, Rodolfo Dordoni and Ronan Bouroullec.

Global

Affairs

Midori House, 885

Tuesday 21 April

The world’s eyes remain fixed on Europe’s migration crisis as Italian authorities make two arrests. Andrew Tuck joins James Schneider and Daniella Peled to discuss the EU's options. Plus Egypt's former president is impri…

Global

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