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Midori House, 1410

22 May 2017

We discuss Donald Trump’s international trip, North Korea’s missile tests, online censorship and the wisdom of boycotting controversial speakers.

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The Briefing, 1443

22 May 2017

Can the so-called deal-maker president deliver during his trip to Israel? We review Donald Trump’s foreign visit. Plus: polls tighten ahead of the UK’s upcoming general election and Sydney’s epic urban-renewal project…

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The Globalist, 1451

22 May 2017

We ask whether Donald Trump’s trip to Saudi Arabia could be seen as a success and consider the future of Iran as President Rouhani is re-elected. Plus: do airports really need manned on-site control towers anymore?

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The Monocle Weekly, 411

21 May 2017

Photographer and documentary-maker Lauren Greenfield joins us to discuss her new book about the pursuit of affluence, ‘Generation Wealth’. Plus, medical historian Richard Barnett tells us why the history of dentistry has…

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The Foreign Desk, 176

20 May 2017

Russia has had an impact on a vast range of the world’s biggest stories in recent years: from the war in Syria to the unrest in Ukraine and the election in the US. Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield is joined by former Kremlin…

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The Curator, 292

20 May 2017

Tom Edwards and Christopher Lord bring you a selection of the best bits from the past seven days on Monocle 24. This week: Author James Bell explains how bullshit conquered the world in a post-truth era. French filmmaker…

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The Monocle Daily, 1440

19 May 2017

We’ll be in Saudi Arabia as Donald Trump attends the Arab Islamic American Summit, get the latest from Rio as yet another political scandal hits Brazil’s government and in San Francisco’s raucous annual celebration of the…

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Midori House, 1409

19 May 2017

Live news and analysis of the day’s top stories from Monocle’s Steve Bloomfield, Tom Edwards, Henry Rees-Sheridan and Fernando Augusto Pacheco.

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The Briefing, 1442

19 May 2017

Brazilians take to the streets after an incriminating recording of president Michel Temer emerges. Plus: Iranians head to the polls to choose the country’s next president and Japan’s government approves an abdication bill…

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The Monocle Weekly, The Classics 22: Garth Risk Hallberg

19 May 2017

When American author Garth Risk Hallberg visited Monocle 24 in 2015 he was riding the wave of achieving a literary hit with his debut novel, ‘City on Fire’, which had caused a bidding war from publishers before it hit…

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The Globalist, 1450

19 May 2017

With a political firestorm raging at home, president Trump embarks on an international tour. But with Israel on his itinerary, is the controversy set to intensify? Plus: the former assistant FBI director discusses Washin…

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The Monocle Daily, 1439

18 May 2017

Tony Blair’s ex-spin doctor, a former party leader and a political journalist give us their personal accounts of life during a UK general election, and John S Pistole – who was a deputy director at the FBI – tells us about…

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Midori House, 1408

18 May 2017

Who is Robert Mueller, the newly appointed special counsel to the Russia investigation? Our guests Linda Yueh and Sebastian Borger discuss that and the day’s other top stories including: the upcoming Arab-Islamic summit,…

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Clouds on the horizon

From its base in Austria’s capital, the International Atomic Energy Agency keeps a weather eye on global nuclear risks. According to its head, Yukiya Amano, the outlook has rarely been stormier.

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China in his hands?

Xi Jinping may remain popular but with a worsening economy, dangerous pollution levels and a newly unpredictable relationship with the US, how strong is the president’s grip on his country?

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