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September 2011

Back to school: the teachers, tutors and tech stars getting top marks. From Lima to Beirut and Rio de Janeiro to Cairo, Monocle meets a model class for 2011/12.

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On the roll

Venezuela is one of the most politically polarised countries in Latin America. And with a pro-Chávez state TV monopoly, Globovisión is one of only a couple of private rolling 24-hour news channels, despite, or perhaps…

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Media Briefing

A gallery in Milan, a magazine you can wrap presents with and a digital delight from Leica.

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Two is company

In the latest in our ambassadors series, Monocle talks to the husband-and-wife team trying out the ultimate diplomatic job share scheme in the Thai capital.

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Best in class

While some countries struggle to adopt an enlightened policy to school design, innovative architects around the globe are demonstrating that a healthy learning environment with plenty of light and natural materials means…

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Shelf esteem

Take two retail visionaries, one Tokyo store space and one great idea, and you’ve got the Good Design Shop, a concept store made to change the way people consume.

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Expo 46: Boat people

The ship that leaves from South Africa for St Helena has a practical purpose – it’s the only means of reaching the isolated island. But the ‘RMS St Helena’ is also a place where time stands still – harking back to the…

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Defence Briefing

The latest military shenanigans, including China's reassurances to the US and a Korean-led jet project.

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Hidden gem

When architect Angelo Bucci was asked to design a holiday home that wouldn’t disrupt the forest or beach in Ubatuba, he came up with a house that is a masterpiece of engineering.

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Observation

It’s back to school for Monocle and the new term is going to be busy. Monocle’s headmaster, Tyler Brûlé, reveals the new curriculum.

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Last resort

The once-neglected southern isle of Hainan is China’s newest and biggest tourism hub, thanks to a €381bn revamp with new palatial hotels, airports, a highway and rail links. But could this be a front for covert military…

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