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The Globalist

The perfect way to start the day in Europe is with Monocle’s morning news programme. Join Monocle 24’s editors, presenters and guests as they set the agenda in international news and business. Winner Best News & Politics Radio Show in the 2015 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards.

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Thursday 21 November:

The latest from Hong Kong as protesters continue their siege of a university. We also ask whether Turkey’s incursion into Syria has given Isis the chance to make a comeback? Plus: nominations for the Grammy awards.

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210421 Nov 2019
60 min

Thursday 21 November: 

The latest from Hong Kong as protesters continue their siege of a university. We also ask whether Turkey’s incursion into Syria has given Isis the chance to make a comeback? Plus: nominations for the Grammy awards.

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210320 Nov 2019
60 min

Wednesday 20 November: 

What we learned when the leaders of Britain’s two biggest parties met in the first televised debate of the general election campaign. Plus: leaked documents reveal how Tehran is meddling in Iraqi affairs and Monocle’s editor in chief, Tyler Brûlé, on the world’s most powerful and thriving cities.

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210219 Nov 2019
60 min

Tuesday 19 November: 

As Nato foreign ministers prepare to convene in Brussels, we ask how the alliance can reinvent itself before December’s 70th-anniversary summit. Plus: the peace process in Eastern Ukraine, the nature of UK TV election debates and innovations in mobility from LA CoMotion.

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210118 Nov 2019
60 min

Monday 18 November: 

As Hong Kong slips into recession, how bad is the economic outlook? Plus: how coverage of Lebanon’s protests is being censored and China’s stern warning to Sweden over an award for Chinese-born author Gui Minhai.

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210015 Nov 2019
60 min

Friday 15 November: 

As violence in the Gaza strip leaves its future in the balance, we ask what Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu might stand to gain. Plus, winds of change for the US-South Korea military alliance as defence chiefs meet in Seoul, the latest Notre Dame rebuild row and why Nike decided to leave the world’s biggest online retailer.

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209914 Nov 2019
60 min

Thursday 14 November: 

A closer look at the Brics alliance as leaders of five emerging economies meet in Brazil. Plus: Sri Lanka’s elections, press freedom in Turkey after the re-arrest of Ahmet Altan and Joel Stein’s ‘In Defense of Elitism’.

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209813 Nov 2019
60 min

Wednesday 13 November : 

We look ahead to today’s meeting of Donald Trump and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Washington and examine the changing nature of protest in Hong Kong as the city comes to a standstill. Plus: Why is it so difficult to count the population in Berlin?

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209712 Nov 2019
60 min

Tuesday 12 November: 

As catastrophic wildfires continue to burn in Australia we ask why the country’s politicians are so reluctant to concede the impact of climate change. Plus: What now for Bolivia as ousted president Evo Morales gets asylum in Mexico and a diplomatic row between Austria and Russia over spying claims.

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209611 Nov 2019
60 min

Monday 11 November: 

We as whether the results of Spain’s election will help a divided country move forward? Plus: another weekend of protests in Hong Kong, the Democrats seeking to take on Trump in 2020, and the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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20958 Nov 2019
60 min

Friday 8 November: 

As Catalonia’s separatist movement grows increasingly fractious, what should we expect from Spain’s election? Plus: Trump and Johnson’s relationship, Muji’s European flagship and Italy takes the environment to school.

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20947 Nov 2019
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Thursday 7 November: 

We look into the leading themes in the UK general election as campaigning begins. Plus: Emmanuel Macron tightens immigration laws in France and Apple spends more than €1.8bn on building homes in California.

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20936 Nov 2019
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Wednesday 6 November: 

We discuss the newly agreed deal to end factional infighting in Yemen. Plus: Iran’s relationship with its nuclear-deal partners, the Web Summit in Lisbon and why North Macedonia and the EU aren’t seeing eye to eye.

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20925 Nov 2019
60 min

Tuesday 5 November: 

What Aramco’s IPO means for global energy and climate change. Plus: Jean-Claude Juncker’s damning comments on Boris Johnson and his Brexit campaign, and the legacy of flamboyant TV astrologer Walter Mercado.

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20914 Nov 2019
60 min

Monday 4 November: 

The perfect way to start the day in Europe is with Monocle’s morning news programme. Join Monocle 24’s editors, presenters and guests as they set the agenda in international news and business. Winner Best News & Politics Radio Show in the 2015 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards.

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20901 Nov 2019
60 min

Friday 1 November: 

We look ahead to German chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to India. Plus: the latest strategy from the Democrats in their push to impeach Donald Trump and we speak to DJ Shadow about his return to the limelight.

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