Affairs

The Monocle Daily, 917

Tuesday 19 May

With an admittedly silly controversy engulfing Jeb Bush, we ask why the US political press is so fascinated by the spectre of socialism. We also look ahead to our Transport Survey in the upcoming issue and Liam Aldous tells…

Global

Design

Section D, 188

Tuesday 19 May

This week we explore a wide selection of excellence in design, from a special installation by Piet Hein Eek for New York Design Week to the solid beauty of the humble red brick in Hamburg and a Manchester menswear outfitter…

Global

Affairs

Midori House, 905

Tuesday 19 May

In the race for the White House, how much weight does a vice-presidential nominee carry? In addition, ABC’s George Stephanopoulos problem isn’t going away, Prince Charles meets Sinn Féin’s leader and another big bank mulls…

Global

Affairs

The Briefing, 919

Tuesday 19 May

We discuss why Thailand’s former prime minister is in court today and learn about the new naval force in Italy created to tackle the Mediterranean migrant crisis. Plus: a preview of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.

Global

Culture / Gardening

Dig for victory

Tuesday 19 May

As more and more gardens are paved over, Andrew Tuck says it’s time that people take over urban spaces to make our cities green again.

Putting a plant in soil and watching it grow is one of the pleasures of life. I live in a house with no garden but a small roof terrace that is packed with plants, from silver birches that shrug off the wind to giant hostas…

Affairs

The Globalist, 927

Tuesday 19 May

We get the latest on the developing political situation in Burundi, learn about gay rights in Hong Kong and discuss the business news from Germany.

Global

Culture

The Monocle Arts Review, 57

Tuesday 19 May

Monocle’s Robert Bound and Fernando Augusto Pacheco take a look at some of the contenders for the 60th anniversary of the Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Vienna. Who are the hot favourites, who has the most ridicu…

Global

Affairs

The Monocle Daily, 916

Monday 18 May

As a British naval serviceman blows the whistle on lackadaisical security at the UK’s nuclear-submarine base, we ask whether he’s raised valid points. Meanwhile in the US, ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos is in a spot…

Global

Culture

Culture with Rob Bound, 188

Monday 18 May

Robert Bound is joined in the studio by ghostwriter Fanny Blake and Cathy Rentzenbrink, books editor at 'The Bookseller'. Up for discussion is how to choose your subject, adopt their voice and dig up the most salacious…

Global

Affairs

Midori House, 904

Monday 18 May

EU ministers have decided on new measures to fight against people-smugglers – but will they work? Samira Shackle and Jeffrey Kofman discuss this and other news stories, including Ukraine’s ban on Soviet symbols and the…

Global

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