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The Monocle Weekly, 377

25 September 2016

Dutch writer Herman Koch discusses darkness, comedy and his new book ‘Dear Mr M’, we speak to map experts Philip Curtis and Jakob Søndergård Pedersen about their new project ‘War Map: Pictorial Conflict Maps 1900-1950’ and…

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The Foreign Desk, 142

24 September 2016

The immigration debate in the UK is, like in so many countries around the world, not known for its nuance. Charged with racism and the fear of ‘otherness’, it seems that a nation that was built on immigration should be…

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The Curator, 258

24 September 2016

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

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The Monocle Daily, 1270

23 September 2016

We ask whether presidential debates actually help to convince undecided voters and meet the man who translated conversations between President Nixon and Chairman Mao in 1972. Plus: take a tour of Washington’s Museum of…

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Midori House, 1248

23 September 2016

We discuss racial unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Brazil’s ongoing political crisis.

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The Global Election, 2

23 September 2016

At some stage in the near future China is likely to overtake the US as the world’s largest economy. The nations are clashing diplomatically too – over what the US sees as Chinese aggression in the South China Sea and what…

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The Briefing, 1272

23 September 2016

After a week of failures around the negotiating table for the US and Russia, we ask whether nations have Syria’s best interests at heart. Plus: we learn why India just bought €7bn worth of fighter jets from France and check…

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The Globalist, 1280

23 September 2016

We assess the latest developments in Yemen, hear why Australian cartoonist Bill Leak has caused outrage again and learn why Serbia is looking to keep both Russia and the EU on side.

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The Monocle Daily, 1269

22 September 2016

We ask what constitutes a state of emergency and discuss what needs to be done for Syria to move towards a lasting peace. Plus: why is China blasting grape vines into space?

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The Urbanist, 258

22 September 2016

As more and more people choose to hop on a bike rather than a crammed tram, we examine the cycle revolution that is just around the corner. We see how bike tours are improving one of Johannesburg’s poorest communities,…

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Midori House, 1247

22 September 2016

We discuss the state of emergency in Charlotte, North Carolina, Syria’s civil war and Washington’s relationship with Riyadh. Plus: MI6 is about to recruit a lot more spies.

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The Briefing, 1271

22 September 2016

After another night of unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina, we ask why US police and the communities they serve are so divided. Plus: we analyse the heaviest bombardment of Aleppo in months, during a supposed ceasefire, and…

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The Globalist, 1279

22 September 2016

We assess how the US is stepping up its aims to tackle extremism in Kenya and discuss the imprisonment and today’s subsequent freeing of Turkish journalist and author Ahmet Altan. Plus: we speak to former Al Jazeera jour…

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The Monocle Daily, 1268

21 September 2016

We find out why Rome is pulling the plug on its bid to host the Olympic Games, discuss the relationship between the US and Russia and ask if China’s out-of-control space station will crash to earth next year.

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Midori House, 1246

21 September 2016

We discuss the day’s top news stories with Steve Bloomfield, Mary Dejevsky and James Rodgers, from Barack Obama’s legacy on the world stage to the aftermath of an airstrike on a Syrian aid convoy. Plus: the economic afte…

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