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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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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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222614 Aug 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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222513 Aug 2020
20 min

Thursday 13 August: 

In our special edition on urbanism we assess the importance of representation in our cities, the proposed revamp of London’s Oxford Street and Chicago’s tree census.

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222412 Aug 2020
20 min

Wednesday 12 August: 

US presidential candidate Joe Biden names Kamala Harris as his running mate. Plus: Russia approves a controversial coronavirus vaccine and Rio unveils plans for pre-booked visits to the beach.

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222311 Aug 2020
20 min

Tuesday 11 August: 

We’ve got the latest from Lebanon following the resignation of the government. Plus: Belarus’s opposition leader flees the country; and how to be a successful national figurehead.

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222210 Aug 2020
20 min

Monday 10 August: 

Protests continue in Beirut in the aftermath of last week’s devastating explosion. Plus: a contested election result in Belarus and the debate over postal voting in the US.

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22217 Aug 2020
20 min

Friday 7 August: 

We unpack the latest from Lebanon. Plus: Brazil’s coronavirus problem and Eurovision takes on the US.

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22206 Aug 2020
20 min

Thursday 6 August: 

The latest from Beirut. Plus: Trump’s claim that children are immune to coronavirus and why Disney has bypassed cinemas for its new release.

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22195 Aug 2020
20 min

Wednesday 5 August: 

US primaries offer a preview of November’s presidential election. Plus: Germany gives a boost to its artists and Mumbai unveils plans for “bicycle councillors”. With Tom Edwards, Christopher Cermak and Chiara Rimella.

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22184 Aug 2020
20 min

Tuesday 4 August: 

As journalists are subject to tit-for-tat expulsions between the US and China, we ask if this reflects a shift away from liberal values. Plus: the Ponte Morandi replacement opens in Genoa and where is Spain’s ex-King?

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22173 Aug 2020
20 min

Monday 3 August: 

Will the Republican party ever abandon the sitting US president? We talk about a magazine launched during lockdown and about plans to turn LA’s famed Chateau Marmont into a members-only hotel.

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221631 Jul 2020
20 min

Friday 31 July: 

Are US-style press briefings coming to the UK? Plus: a look at Biden’s VP prospects and the week at Midori House.

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221530 Jul 2020
20 min

Thursday 30 July: 

As scandal engulfs his cabinet, Justin Trudeau testifies before an ethics committee. Plus: Brazil’s Olympic preparations and proposed changes to Belgrade’s street names.

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221429 Jul 2020
20 min

Wednesday 29 July: 

The UK puts a dampener on Spanish tourism. Plus: this year’s Emmy award nominees and the UK reveals its plan to slim down. With Tom Edwards, Chris Cermak and Chiara Rimella.

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221328 Jul 2020
20 min

Tuesday 28 July: 

Is Joe Biden close to announcing his vice-presidential nominee? Plus: an interview with Sinn Féin’s president and a tribute to the fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto.

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221227 Jul 2020
20 min

Monday 27 July: 

Black Lives Matter protests return to several US cities. Plus: the future of the Tokyo Olympics and a round-up of world cinema.

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