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The Globalist: 

News and comment from Europe, the Middle East and beyond.

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Midori House: 

The agenda from Monocle's editors and correspondents.

Weekly shows

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Section D: 

A review of design, architecture and craft.

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The Urbanist: 

What makes cities tick, from city hall to the suburbs.

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The Menu: 

Monocle's guide to food, drink and entertaining.

Weekend shows

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The Curator: 

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

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The Voyager: 

Your guide to the world's most dynamic emerging cities

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The Stack: 

The people and players shaping the future of print media.

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The Rundown: 

From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide.

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30 Jul 2016
00:30:00

Meet the Writers: 

Want to know more about the authors behind your favourite books? Tune in to discover the methods of – and inspiration behind – some of the world’s most exciting writers. Every Saturday, Georgina Godwin hosts an in-depth discussion with the person behind the prose.

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30 Jul 2016
00:30:00

The Foreign Desk - Rio 2016: 

When Rio won its bid to host the Olympics back in October 2009, Brazil was on the rise: its economy was strong and its leader was popular and charismatic. Now, against a backdrop of corruption scandals, an impeachment process and a free-falling economy, we ask whether the Rio Olympics are such a good idea.

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30 Jul 2016
00:30:00

The Stack - ‘Popeye’ turns 40: 

Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé joins creative director Richard Spencer Powell and Winkreative’s senior strategist Adam Thompson to browse through the pages of the special 40th-anniversary edition of ‘Popeye’ magazine.

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30 Jul 2016
01:00:00

The Curator: 

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

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30 Jul 2016
00:15:00

The Sessions at Midori House - Jamie Isaac: 

Meet the latest producer to catch our attention among the swarm of south London musicians that are putting the area on the musical map. He plays us a set of songs from his debut album ‘Couch Baby’.

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29 Jul 2016
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Friday 29 July: 

Wrapping up the week in US politics we cross to our man in Philadelphia and look at the surprising history of women in government. Plus: a weekend in Madrid, a chat with independent film-maker Todd Solondz and a survey of the North American newspapers.

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29 Jul 2016
00:30:00

The Cinema Show - Todd Solondz: 

We discuss the director’s latest film, ‘Wiener-Dog’, and a career that spans more than 20 years. Plus: Susan Seidelman, director of ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’, looks back at her 1982 cult hit ‘Smithereens’ – and this week’s Critics’ Choice explores how films become classics by way of 1945’s ‘Detour’.

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29 Jul 2016
00:30:00

The Menu - Norway’s food capital: 

We are at Stavanger’s Gladmat food festival, the biggest of its kind in Scandinavia. The Norwegian city’s top restaurateurs, chefs and producers prove why it is still a culinary capital – despite concerns over falling oil prices.

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29 Jul 2016
00:30:00

Midori House - Friday 29 July: 

We analyse Hillary Clinton’s success in securing the Democrat election nomination, look for the positive stories in both business and politics across Europe and ask what makes a good collector – and collection.

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29 Jul 2016
00:04:10

The Foreign Desk - Explainer 26: Are the Olympics still worth celebrating?: 

Brazilian politics is not at its best and no doubt there will be problems and huge costs involved in the country hosting the Olympics. But the Games have the potential to bring nations together. So, is it worth it?

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29 Jul 2016
00:06:47

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka #8: Lyn Harris: 

Eureka is a weekly spotlight on business origins brought to you by the team behind ‘The Entrepreneurs’ and presented by Monocle’s Daniel Giacopelli. In this episode Lyn Harris shares early inspirations, her experience learning the art of fragrance in Paris and how she created successful brands Miller Harris and Perfumer H.

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29 Jul 2016
00:30:00

The Briefing - Friday 29 July: 

As Hillary Clinton becomes the Democratic nominee for the presidency, we speak to delegates at the DNC in Philadelphia, and ask what’s next. Then, we find out why Al Nusra Front is distancing itself from Al Qaeda in Syria, and analyse the week’s top statistics with Ben Page.

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29 Jul 2016
01:00:00

The Globalist - Friday 29 July: 

As the Democratic National Convention comes to a close, Monocle’s Tomos Lewis reports from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Plus: we hear from our Tokyo Bureau ahead of the city’s gubernatorial election and examine France’s decision to create a National Guard to answer terrorism threats.

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29 Jul 2016
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Film: Karen Krizanovich: 

We take a look at the fascinating tale behind the pseudonym of Laura Albert in ‘Author: The JT LeRoy Story’. Plus: an all-action adventure in the latest from the Bourne franchise, ‘Jason Bourne’, and family fun with everyone’s favourite forgetful fish in ‘Finding Dory’.

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28 Jul 2016
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Thursday 28 July: 

Hawaiian governor David Ige tells us why he thinks Hillary Clinton is heading for the White House. Meanwhile, as the Democrats and Republicans agree on returning the Glass-Steagall Act, we ask what that might mean for Europe. Plus: why we’re looking forward to the Olympics and the role of the uniform in today’s workplace.

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