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Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big business and frontline politics, this is the programme you need to hear to make sense of a dynamic and sometimes volatile world.

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Thursday 29 October:

France’s national security alert is raised following a deadly knife attack at a church in Nice. Plus: the ‘New York Times’ op-ed writer is unveiled and why US civil-rights icon Angela Davis was revered in East Germany.

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228429 Oct 2020
20 min

Thursday 29 October: 

France’s national security alert is raised following a deadly knife attack at a church in Nice. Plus: the ‘New York Times’ op-ed writer is unveiled and why US civil-rights icon Angela Davis was revered in East Germany.

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228328 Oct 2020
20 min

Wednesday 28 October: 

As France attracts protests across the Islamic world, we ask at what point freedom of expression becomes offence. Plus, how US media coverage is shaping the election and is alfresco dining feasible in winter?

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228227 Oct 2020
20 min

Tuesday 27 October: 

With one week to go until election day in the US, Monocle’s editors and correspondents discuss the dynamics at play during the closing days of the presidential campaign.

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228126 Oct 2020
20 min

Monday 26 October : 

We report as the final week of campaigning gets underway in the US ahead of election day on 3 of November. Plus: demonstrations take place in Poland against a contentious court ruling on abortion rights; and why ‘Playgirl’ is back in print.

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228023 Oct 2020
20 min

Friday 23 October: 

We reflect on Donald Trump and Joe Biden’s final debate before the US election. Plus, the tussle between the UK’s central government and its northern mayors, fitness during lockdown and a dispatch from New York.

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227922 Oct 2020
20 min

Thursday 22 October: 

The latest from Nigeria as demonstrations against police corruption continue. Plus: a look ahead to tonight’s final US presidential debate in Nashville and why the UK’s postal service is taking on parcel-delivery firms.

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227821 Oct 2020
20 min

Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big business and frontline politics, this is the programme you need to hear to make sense of a dynamic and sometimes volatile world.

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227720 Oct 2020
20 min

Tuesday 20 October: 

The comeback of party of Bolivia’s exiled former leader Evo Morales ; the new leader of Canada’s Green party outlines her vision; and should Berlin’s bicycles have license plates?

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227619 Oct 2020
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Monday 19 October: 

A record number of US voters has cast their ballots early; Jacinda Ardern is re-elected; and why independent cinema is flourishing during the pandemic.

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227516 Oct 2020
20 min

Friday 16 October: 

Europe introduces a new round of coronavirus restrictions, US senate hearings for conservative Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett draw to a close and a dispute is bubbling between Ukraine and Russia over borscht.

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227415 Oct 2020
20 min

Thursday 15 October: 

Demonstrations in Bangkok continue amid calls to reform Thailand’s monarchy. Plus: we review the US confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett and assess the potency of town-hall debates in an election campaign.

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227314 Oct 2020
20 min

Wednesday 14 October: 

Join Monocle’s editors and guests drawn from our unrivalled pool of international commentators, analysts and experts to unpack the issues dominating the day’s agenda. From diplomatic wrangles and border disputes to big business and frontline politics, this is the programme you need to hear to make sense of a dynamic and sometimes volatile world.

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227213 Oct 2020
20 min

Tuesday 13 October: 

The Senate Judiciary Committee’s second day questioning Amy Coney Barrett; Brexit talks resume; and US broadcaster PBS turns 50.

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227112 Oct 2020
20 min

Monday 12 October: 

We reflect on the first day of Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing as a US Supreme Court nominee. Plus: Lake Zürich warms up with a touch of Finnish soft power and we learn about Carla Bruni’s new album.

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22709 Oct 2020
20 min

Friday 9 October: 

Abortion rears its head in the US elections. Plus: the curtailment of Berlin’s nightlife and art fairs in the age of coronavirus.

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