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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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Wednesday 3 June:

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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21743 Jun 2020
20 min

Wednesday 3 June: 

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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21732 Jun 2020
20 min

Tuesday 2 June: 

President Trump warns that he’ll deploy the army to quell the unrest in the US. Plus: one Hungarian airline’s expansion plans and how lockdown made our cities greener.

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21721 Jun 2020
20 min

Monday 1 June: 

The latest on the mass protests underway in cities across the US. Plus, how to shorten supply chains, and the potency of photography during the pandemic. With Tomos Lewis, Andrew Tuck and Fernando Augusto Pacheco. 

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217129 May 2020
20 min

Friday 29 May: 

From Midori House, Andrew Tuck, Tom Edwards and Josh Fehnert discuss Donald Trump’s battle with social media, Boris Johnson’s approval ratings and sun-soaked urban vitality.

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217028 May 2020
20 min

Thursday 28 May: 

China’s MPs approve a controversial new security law for Hong Kong. Plus, Joe Biden’s poignant address on a grim milestone in the US, and why the appetite for art fairs remains strong. With Tomos Lewis, Carlota Rebelo and Daniel Bach.

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216927 May 2020
20 min

Wednesday 27 May: 

Switzerland relaxes lockdown measures. Plus, San Francisco erects a socially distanced tent encampment and the highly anticipated streaming service HBO Max makes its debut. With Tom Edwards, Chiara Rimella and Ed Stocker.

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216826 May 2020
20 min

Tuesday 26 May: 

Boris Johnson defends his top adviser, who broke UK lockdown rules. Plus: why Gucci is ditching runway shows and a look at Australian soap-opera diplomacy in the Pacific Islands.

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216725 May 2020
20 min

Monday 25 May: 

Hong Kong protests Beijing’s proposed new security laws. Plus: political turmoil for Boris Johnson, and we raise a glass to cocktail home-deliveries in Cameroon.

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216622 May 2020
20 min

Friday 22 May: 

Three of Monocle’s finest get together in the studio for the first time since March to discuss the week that was and delve into the 50 voices from our June issue.

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216521 May 2020
20 min

Thursday 21 May: 

We assess the latest responses to coronavirus in the US and Latin America. Plus: MPs breakaway in France and why the theatrical aspect of politics matters.

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216420 May 2020
20 min

Wednesday 20 May: 

Beijing goes on the soft-power offensive amid criticism of its role in the pandemic. Plus: the tricky task facing opposition leaders and Guggenheim Bilbao prepares to reopen.

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216319 May 2020
20 min

Tuesday 19 May: 

Is an anti-malaria drug safe to use against coronavirus? Donald Trump seems to think so. Plus: the proposed EU economic rescue fund and overlooked architectural gems. With Tomos Lewis, Paige Reynolds and Daniel Bach.

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216218 May 2020
20 min

Monday 18 May: 

China excludes Taiwan from the World Health Assembly. Plus: coronavirus surges in Brazil, and we ask what lies ahead for fashion. With Andrew Tuck, Ed Stocker and Tom Edwards.

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216115 May 2020
20 min

Friday 15 May: 

As countries start to reopen, how will businesses strike the right balance? Plus: the plight of the paparazzi and tales of oddness from coronavirus. Hosted by Tom Edwards.

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216014 May 2020
20 min

Thursday 14 May: 

Andrew Tuck, Josh Fehnert and Daniel Bach discuss the state of the aviation industry, coronavirus disinformation and how cinemas are trying to reopen.

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