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The Monocle Weekly, 433

22 October 2017

We meet Dina Buno, whose story is the topic of a new award-winning documentary, along with the film’s creators Antonio Santini and Dan Sickles. Plus: art curator and critic Francesca Gavin explains why the humble mushroom…

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The Big Interview, 72

22 October 2017

‘New York Times’ bestselling author George Saunders has just won the most prestigious literary prize in the English-speaking world: the Man Booker. He sat down with Monocle’s Georgina Godwin to talk about his career and…

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The Foreign Desk, 198

21 October 2017

After a decade of isolation from the West Bank, not to mention military bombardment from Israel, Hamas has finally reached an agreement with the Palestinian Authorities. But is it enough to bring The Strip in from the cold…

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The Curator, 314

21 October 2017

Tom Edwards and Daniel Giacopelli bring you all the best bits from the week gone by. This week one of the world’s most famous astronauts, Colonel Chris Hadfield explains how his trips to space made him think about national…

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The Monocle Daily, 1550

20 October 2017

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…

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Midori House, 1519

20 October 2017

Monocle’s finest discuss Thailand’s €90m funeral for its late king, the future of Spain and manga public-service announcements.

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The Briefing, 1552

20 October 2017

Will Donald Trump listen to criticism from his predecessors? We also discuss the role that the Catalan flag plays in the region's identity and whether pop musicians should ever come out of retirement.

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The Globalist, 1560

20 October 2017

We profile Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand's new prime minister. Plus: the Russian TV presenter taking on Vladimir Putin, how Chinese society has changed over the years and an open letter to Theresa May.

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The Monocle Daily, 1549

19 October 2017

After four US soldiers were killed in Niger, we look at what they were doing there and how it fits into the larger fight against Isis. Plus: US cities submit final bids for Amazon’s new HQ and solving the riddle of Netflix…

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The Urbanist, 314

19 October 2017

What is that sense that distinguishes one city from another? From urban features, to planning, cultural institutions or values, there are certain quirks that immediately define a city or region.

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Midori House, 1518

19 October 2017

We profile New Zealand’s new prime minister Jacinda Ardern, discuss the future of Catalonia and ask whether the US will help rebuild Raqqa. Plus: why an Air Berlin pilot recently went freestyle in an Airbus A330.

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The Briefing, 1551

19 October 2017

Spain is imposing direct rule on Catalonia: but what does that actually mean? We also find out why the Trump administration is cosying up to India, discuss the art of writing a great political speech and ask if Milan has…

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She who dares, wins

Digital innovation and streamlined services have made Estonia one of Europe’s most welcoming countries. Here the president discusses her nation’s winning streak – and its difficult neighbour.

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The Globalist, 1559

19 October 2017

The future of Isis after its loss in Raqqa, how the attack in Somalia has united Somalis around the world and Malaysia Airlines’ struggle to keep its CEOs.

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