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Leading the way

In a world of geopoltiical upheaval and targeted terrorist attacks, mayors are playing an increasingly prominent role. In this issue we present 15 of the world’s most recognisable and resilient city leaders – along with a…

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The Dutch paradox

They are considered the most liberal people in Europe – and yet arguably they are among the most right-wing. So now what? With elections looming, Monocle explores a troubling dichotomy.

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Municipal concerns

If mention of the word ‘mayor’ puts you in mind of a jolly rotund man with a large chain around his neck and little more to do than open supermarkets and attend fetes, think again. Monocle stalks the corridors of city halls…

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Asia briefing

China ushers in a new age of seaplane travel as Vietnam attempts to wean its citizens off their scooters.

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Oceania briefing

The fight for Sydney’s modern architectural heritage, plus New Zealand’s total war on non-native species.

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Speaking truth to power

Throwing light on the key issues surrounding the forthcoming US election is what keeps these particular think-tanks busy. Meet the people whose remit is to separate fact from fiction.

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Bright outlook

Despite a wobbling economy and tightened belts, this small Nordic country is leading the way in education and technology – and reinventing itself for the 21st century.

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The time is now

Despite recent turbulence we know that there is always somewhere that’s up-and-coming and places whose doors are open to people who have fresh ideas. So what are you waiting for? Let’s explore.

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Sole charge

Londoners overwhelmingly want to remain in the EU. So what would happen if they did just that? We take a look at how the UK’s capital could make it a reality.

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Upward mobility

Cities around the world are easing freedom of movement to lure the best and most ambitious businesses. We profile the cities that are holding the doors open and meet the mobile entrepreneurs who accepted the invite.

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Open for business

Roberto Azevêdo, director-general of the World Trade Organisation, discusses the challenges facing international trade in the light of Trump’s grumbles and the fallout from Brexit.

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Reading the race

This year’s US presidential election has featured baffling twists and bewildering turns. We meet the correspondents tasked with explaining the inexplicable and translating the debate for their audiences at home.

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Light in the dark

German politician Henriette Reker was stabbed shortly before she became Köln’s new mayor – and just weeks later hundreds more women were assaulted. At a time of social and political unrest, can she give the city a glimmer…

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Americas briefing

There’s no love lost between journalists and politicians but at least Portland is in a caring, sharing mood.

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Asia briefing

Find out why Indonesia’s president flies Economy and why South Korea is cutting back on handouts.

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