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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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Monday 27 January:

How much do we know about Donald Trump's promised peace plan for the Middle East? Plus: the latest developments in the coronavirus outbreak, and Los Angeles's project to count its homeless population.

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215127 Jan 2020
60 min

Monday 27 January: 

How much do we know about Donald Trump's promised peace plan for the Middle East? Plus: the latest developments in the coronavirus outbreak, and Los Angeles's project to count its homeless population.

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215024 Jan 2020
60 min

Friday 24 January: 

We recap the week at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Plus, updates on: unrest in Lebanon, Italy’s fragile coalition government, product design in Russia, and how to make tech more humane with ethicist Tristan Harris.

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214923 Jan 2020
60 min

Thursday 23 January: 

The latest from Davos as the World Economic Forum continues. Plus: Greece's first female president, the phone-hacking allegations against Saudi Arabia's leader and lessons from neuroscientist and comic Sophie Scott.

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214822 Jan 2020
60 min

Wednesday 22 January: 

We head to Davos and Zürich to analyse the World Economic Forum and discuss artificial intelligence with digital anthropologist Rahaf Harfoush, the media outlook with journalist Mark Dittli and the bigger picture with Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé. Plus: the latest rifts in Norway’s government and a look at Paris Fashion Week.

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214721 Jan 2020
60 min

Tuesday 21 January: 

The extradition hearing for Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou begins and Xi Jinping returns from Myanmar – will China step up as a diplomatic leader? Plus: a word on Davos with Tyler Brûlé, Emilia-Romagna’s election and art fairs.

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214620 Jan 2020
60 min

Monday 20 January: 

On the eve of Trump's impeachment, we look at what might lie ahead. Also: how Hong Kong's protests are affecting its cultural life, a dispatch from Davos and “flight-shaming” in Sweden. Plus, Paris Men's Fashion Week.

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214517 Jan 2020
60 min

Friday 17 January: 

With Donald Trump’s impeachment under way, we look into some of the allegations. Plus: peace talks for Libya, protests in Lebanon, the World Economic Forum in Davos and how far off are commercial flights into space?

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214416 Jan 2020
60 min

Thursday 16 January: 

We discuss why the Russian government has just resigned and what it means for Vladimir Putin. Plus: we speak with author Chloe Hooper about Australia's wildfire crisis, and learn where embattled airline Flybe is headed.

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214315 Jan 2020
60 min

Wednesday 15 January: 

We analyse the proposed new trade deal between the US and China, hear the latest on the UK’s opposition leadership campaign and talk about the past, present and future of streetwear.

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214214 Jan 2020
60 min

Tuesday 14 January: 

As protests continue across Iran, we ask why unseating disliked governments is a cornerstone of US foreign policy. Plus: how a dam could start a war, work-life balance, MI5’s private-sector partnerships and the Oscars.

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214113 Jan 2020
60 min

Monday 13 January: 

As protests continue in Iran, we ask how Trump will spin the affair – and how it might impact impeachment. Plus: Tsai Ing Wen’s landslide victory in Taiwan, the return to power sharing in Northern Ireland, a lookahead to Davos and a flick through the morning’s papers.

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214010 Jan 2020
60 min

Friday 10 January: 

With Tsai Ing-wen poised to win a second term, we ask what’s at stake in Taiwan's elections. Plus: what this week’s crisis teaches us about engaging Iran, how Murdoch’s narrative is feeding into Australian bushfire reports and a look at the 2020 Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show.

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21399 Jan 2020
60 min

Thursday 9 January: 

Donald Trump’s response to the attacks on US troops in Iran, the battle for the soul of the UK’s Labour party and director Sam Mendes on new film ‘1917’.

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21388 Jan 2020
60 min

Wednesday 8 January: 

As Iran strikes air bases housing US troops in Iraq, we discuss how the conflict might unfold and whether Russia will play a role. Plus: Spain’s new coalition, the Taiwanese elections and what’s next for Boeing.

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21377 Jan 2020
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Tuesday 7 January: 

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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