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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 Stack: 

The people and players shaping the future of print media.

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The Voyager: 

Your guide to the world's most dynamic emerging cities

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The Rundown: 

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

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29 Sep 2016
00:30:00

The Briefing - Thursday 29 September: 

We ask why US president Barack Obama is trying to persuade the relatives of September 11 victims not to sue Saudi Arabia. Plus: why Australia’s massive power shortage has reignited the country’s political debate on fossil fuels and we hear from Merlin Holland – grandson of Oscar Wilde – about a new exhibition on the literary icon.

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29 Sep 2016
01:00:00

The Globalist - Thursday 29 September: 

As Aleppo is hit by continuous attacks, we ask whether John Kerry has any diplomatic options left when negotiating with Russia and the Assad regime. Plus: French politician Nicolas Sarkozy looks to appeal to the UK with future policies and we remember the life of Shimon Peres with author and journalist Jonathan Levi.

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29 Sep 2016
00:15:00

The Monocle Arts Review - Books: Sarah Shaffi: 

Sarah Shaffi, online editor for ‘The Bookseller’, discusses some of her favourite upcoming titles, including ‘Another Day in the Death of America’ by Gary Younge, ‘The Underground Railroad’ by Colson Whitehead and ‘Hag-Seed’ by Margaret Atwood.

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28 Sep 2016
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Wednesday 28 September: 

We discuss the US’s involvement in Iraq, analyse a new report on the fate of flight MH17 and predict the future of the world’s beer market. Plus: we present ‘The Monocle Guide to Drinking & Dining’ and investigate how city streets can make us happy.

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28 Sep 2016
00:30:00

The Entrepreneurs - Craftwork: 

Hirofumi Kurino from United Arrows and Simone Cipriani from the Ethical Fashion Initiative discuss the creative partnership that led them to hitch a ride to Ethiopia. Then the CEO of Oliver Peoples explains why the US eyewear brand is making moves in Europe. And Palida Boonyarungsrit reveals how she’s leveraging her family’s multigenerational history of craft in Thailand to create her very own business.

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28 Sep 2016
00:30:00

Midori House - Wednesday 28 September: 

We discuss the Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team’s findings on flight MH17, the death of Shimon Peres and peace in Colombia. Plus: what is the political purpose of referendums?

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28 Sep 2016
00:06:16

The Monocle Weekly - BONUS: The Big Interview, season 4: 

‘The Big Interview’ series is back on Monocle 24, featuring in-depth conversations with inspirational names in global politics, business, culture and design. To kick off the fourth season, Tyler Brûlé sits down with Hong Kong businessman and concert pianist Sir David Tang to talk about nationality and the notion of nice. The full interview airs this Sunday October 2. Head to The Big Interview or your usual podcast provider for this episode and the complete archive.

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28 Sep 2016
00:04:56

The Foreign Desk - Explainer 35: Should Japan have a seat on the UN Security Council?: 

Prime minister Shinzo Abe knows that in order for Japan’s voice to be heard he has to be as direct as possible. Last week, before he made his address to the UN, Abe wrote an op-ed making the case for Japan to be given a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council.

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28 Sep 2016
00:30:00

The Briefing - Wednesday 28 September: 

We consider the legacy of former Israeli prime minister and president Shimon Peres and discuss the fight between the US republicans and President Obama over the appointment of an ambassador to Cuba. Plus: what does it take for a country to adopt a new official language?

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28 Sep 2016
01:00:00

The Globalist - Wednesday 28 September: 

We reflect on the life and death of former Israeli prime minister and president Shimon Peres and discuss the question of a European army. Plus: as the Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team prepares to release its first results on flight MH17, we chart expectations.

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28 Sep 2016
00:14:09

The Monocle Arts Review - Theatre: Matt Wolf: 

Theatre critic Matt Wolf rounds up London’s latest on-stage offerings, including ‘Imogen’ at the Globe, Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart in ‘No Man’s Land’ and ‘Jess and Joe Forever’ at the Orange Tree Theatre.

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27 Sep 2016
01:00:00

The Monocle Daily - Tuesday 27 September: 

We ask whether the presidential debates could end Donald Trump’s hopes of winning the race to the White House and discuss Iceland’s concerns over Russian bombers in its airspace. Plus: why do some politicians in Barcelona want to take down a statue of Christopher Columbus?

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27 Sep 2016
00:30:00

Section D - London Design Festival: The highlights: 

Britain may have opted to leave Europe this summer but there’s a global feel to the London Design Festival. We drop into a few choice exhibitions from the 400 or so events that unfolded here last week, speak to designer Marcel Wanders and find out why architect Asif Khan and gardener John Tebbs are going green.

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27 Sep 2016
00:30:00

Midori House - Tuesday 27 September: 

Andrew Tuck, Roger Boyes and Tom Rivers discuss the day’s top news stories, from the US presidential debate and peace in Colombia to the potential of an EU army and the prospect of Brexit.

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27 Sep 2016
00:14:44

The Menu - Food neighbourhoods #3: Lower East Side, New York: 

An area in flux, the once grungy Lower Manhattan neighbourhood is quickly becoming the best place to eat, drink and be merry in New York. Richard Martin, editorial director of ‘Food Republic’, guides us around the neighbourhood.

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