Contributors / Christopher Cermak

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After Angela

When Chancellor Merkel steps down at the end of September, whoever takes her place will find that there’s no clear roadmap. We talk to the key parties about Germany’s future on the world stage.

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06. Bubble trouble

Getting out of your comfort zone and genuinely listening to opposing viewpoints is not easy. But it is worth the intellectual effort.

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Under the influence

Isolationism has taken the shine off the perception of the US. But its foreign policy remains tightly interwoven with much of the world. As a new president takes office, what do its allies want?

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Bold moves

Whether by plane, train or e-tractor, cities and nations are rising to the challenge of getting the world from A to B.

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Soul of the city

Cities have never been so vibrant, vital and on the move. But what is the formula for a perfect neighbourhood? Here we look at some of our favourite urban projects that are transforming their cities – and offer a model for…

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12. Guiding light

At a time when everyone is seeking unwavering leadership, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I explains how the Orthodox Church has the sway to mobilise, inspire and guide believers into positive action.

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18. Keep the door open

Roberto Azevêdo, chief of the World Trade Organization, is urging nations to reject the lure of self-sufficiency. It’s bad for everyone, he insists.

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Leading lights

An unlikely coalition government has put Austria on a new path. And even with an illustrious history to maintain, it is moving with the times.

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Power points

The mighty Habsburg empire helped to shape the cities, sights and stories of much of present-day Europe. We map four cross-continental sites where its impact has been felt most keenly, from the splendour of its Iberian…

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Meet the winners

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Monocle’s Soft Power Awards. This year we’re celebrating those who are persuading the world in a subtler way.

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On the move

We visit the Japanese diasporas that are leaving a distinct mark on the world stage.

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