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The Pacific Shift

The Pacific Shift brings you music from around the Pacific Rim, Asia and beyond. J-pop, K-pop, T-pop and more, Monocle is the soundtrack to your day by the Pacific.

Daily shows

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The Globalist: 

News and comment from Europe, the Middle East and beyond.

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Midori House: 

The agenda from Monocle's editors and correspondents.

Weekly shows

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Section D: 

A review of design, architecture and craft.

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The Urbanist: 

What makes cities tick, from city hall to the suburbs.

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The Menu: 

Monocle's guide to food, drink and entertaining.

Weekend shows

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The Curator: 

The best of the week on Monocle 24, compiled into one show.

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The Stack: 

The people and players shaping the future of print media.

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The Recap: 

Catch up with all of the week's big stories.

Latest episodes

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2 Jul 2015
00:55:43

The Monocle Daily: 

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 guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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2 Jul 2015
00:27:36

The Urbanist: 

With an influential audience of city mayors, urban planners and architects, this is Monocle’s guide to making better cities, be it new technology, state-of-the-art subways or compact apartments.

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2 Jul 2015
00:30:00

Midori House - Thursday 2 July: 

We debate whether the UK should bomb Isis in Syria, ask what the UN’s new heightened level of humanitarian emergency in Yemen means for that country and try to decipher the Greek referendum ballot paper.

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2 Jul 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing - Thursday 2 July: 

We check in with our correspondent in Athens and our editor-in-chief in northern Italy, explore American diplomacy in Latin America, look at the legacy of Nike co-founder Phil Knight and discuss a US investigation into domestic airlines.

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2 Jul 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Thursday 2 July: 

We discuss the latest developments in Greece, explore China's new security laws, get today’s business news from Shanghai, look at the future of Donna Karan and review the morning newspapers.

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2 Jul 2015
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Books: Fleur Macdonald: 

Fleur Macdonald, editor of The Omnivore literary website reviews two novels: Louis de Bernières’ latest, ‘The Dust that Falls From Dreams’ and Algerian writer Kamel Daoud’s debut ‘The Meursault Investigation’, which picks up the story of an Arab murder victim in Albert Camus’ 1942 classic ‘The Outsider’. Plus we get grammar tips from the New Yorker’s copy editor Mary Norris in her new book ‘Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen’

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1 Jul 2015
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Wednesday 1 July: 

After Greece fails to pay money owed to the IMF, we ask what happens to states that defy the Fund. We also turn to Puerto Rico, which has kept default at bay by making payments due today, but remains far from free of debt. Plus, we hear about Flip, the international literary festival underway in Brazil.

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1 Jul 2015
00:30:00

The Entrepreneurs - Episode 194: 

A special episode on the future of hospitality featuring Greg Marsh of Onefinestay, Miguel McKelvey of WeWork and Robert Warman of Langham Hospitality Group.

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1 Jul 2015
00:30:00

Midori House - Wednesday 1 July: 

We analyse the announcement by Barack Obama that the US will reopen its embassy in Cuba, get the latest on the Greek debt debacle and learn why China wants more influence in the world’s banking system.

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1 Jul 2015
00:30:00

The Briefing - Wednesday 1 July: 

We discuss the latest developments in Greece, talk border controls in Denmark, explore what the Heathrow runway announcement means for other large travel hubs and our man in Singapore explains the relaunch of The Straits Times.

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1 Jul 2015
01:00:00

The Globalist - Wednesday 1 July: 

We explore the latest developments with our correspondent in Athens, analyse the decision of the UK’s Airports Commission to back a third Heathrow runway, discuss the business news from Istanbul, and Michael Goldfarb, Constantine Buhayer and Chris Lord review the morning newspapers with a focus on Greece.

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1 Jul 2015
00:13:53

The Monocle Arts Review - Theatre: Dominic Maxwell: 

Dominic Maxwell, chief theatre critic for 'The Times', runs through a triple bill of plays on in London this summer. At the Phoenix Theatre we’ll see how 'Bend it Like Beckham' scores against the original film, we’ll discover how ‘The Motherfucker With the Hat’ fairs in the UK after a successful run on Broadway and get caught up in an existential nightmare as Franz Kafka’s ‘The Trial’ hits the Young Vic.

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