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The Monocle Daily

Sets the agenda in Asia and considers what’s been dominating the day in Europe and North America. The programme is sometimes co-hosted out of our Toronto and New York bureaux and features regular interviews with special guests both there and across the Americas, as well as experts and analysts at our studios in London.

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Friday 22 July:

What are the chances of Donald Trump winning the election? According to the data it’s possible but unlikely. We speak to pollsters and commentators, and examine the evidence. Plus: a weekend in Belgrade and the producer of ‘Chariots of Fire’ on why today’s media lacks integrity.

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122522 Jul 2016
00:58:45

Friday 22 July: 

What are the chances of Donald Trump winning the election? According to the data it’s possible but unlikely. We speak to pollsters and commentators, and examine the evidence. Plus: a weekend in Belgrade and the producer of ‘Chariots of Fire’ on why today’s media lacks integrity.

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122421 Jul 2016
01:00:00

Thursday 21 July: 

We look to Fox News as Rupert Murdoch takes over and Roger Ailes is shown the door. Meanwhile, after the Turkish president’s declaration of a state of emergency, we ask where the nation is headed. Plus: Cleveland’s mayor, GOP convention merchandise, Russian sports doping and an art-house cinema in a small Australian town.

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122320 Jul 2016
01:00:00

Wednesday 20 July: 

We ask whether former governor of New Mexico Gary Johnson could be a third US presidential candidate and why the Women Vote Trump movement hasn’t been dissuaded by Donald Trump’s sexist comments. Plus: Theresa May meets Angela Merkel and how the US is handling its military operations in Turkey.

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122219 Jul 2016
01:00:00

Tuesday 19 July: 

With the smoke machines cranking up in Cleveland we look at the carefully staged GOP convention and attempt to uncover what, if anything, it actually achieves. Meanwhile, at Fox News the man who made the network, Roger Ailes, is headed for the door. Plus: remaking downtown Brooklyn and the challenges of airport security during the Olympics.

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122118 Jul 2016
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Monday 18 July: 

We discuss how Turkey’s leaders will respond to Friday’s attempted coup, get the latest from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, and ask whether the UK should be renewing its Trident nuclear programme.

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122015 Jul 2016
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Friday 15 July: 

As an army group says it has seized control of Turkey in a coup, our executive editor and Istanbul bureau chief discuss who is in control of the country. Plus: the latest on the attack in Nice, which has left more than 80 people dead and at least 200 injured.

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121914 Jul 2016
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Thursday 14 July: 

The UK’s new prime minister appoints the man who led the nation out of the EU as foreign secretary – we ask why. Plus: Russia's view of US intelligence-sharing, media bias in the US primaries and why Canada is discordant regarding its national anthem.

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121813 Jul 2016
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Wednesday 13 July: 

A momentous couple of days in British politics (yes, they keep coming), why Turkey may change its approach with Syria and François Hollande’s anything-but-trim budget – for haircuts.

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121712 Jul 2016
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Tuesday 12 July: 

We discuss the endorsement of Hillary Clinton by Bernie Sanders, analyse politics in Venezuela and talk transport in Italy. Plus: we profile the Pope’s new spokesman and review the Asian newspapers.

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121611 Jul 2016
01:00:00

Monday 11 July: 

We discuss the political career of Theresa May, the UK’s next prime minister, analyse Egypt-Israeli relations and Portugal’s football-led soft power, and review the Asian newspapers. Plus: why craft breweries are running out of puns.

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12158 Jul 2016
00:58:37

Friday 8 July: 

We discuss racially charged violence in America, analyse Brazil’s turbulent politics, review the Asian newspapers, talk about the need for editors in the age of online journalism and visit the International Stationery and Office Products Fair in Tokyo.

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12147 Jul 2016
00:58:51

Thursday 7 July: 

We discuss the political fallout from the Chilcot report in Australia, analyse race relations in the US, look at the impact of direct flights from the US to Havana and discover how to convince young people to vote in elections. Plus: a review of the Asian newspapers.

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12136 Jul 2016
00:59:00

Wednesday 6 July: 

We analyse John Chilcot’s report into the Iraq war with Major General Tim Cross and other experts. Plus: the future of Canada's trade deal with the EU, a review of the day's Asian newspapers and our weekly entertainment round-up.

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12125 Jul 2016
01:00:00

Tuesday 5 July: 

We discuss the future of French intelligence, meet the Norwegian ambassador to Cuba, survey Rio's preparations for the Olympics, analyse the latest developments of Hillary Clinton's run for president and survey the status of the Juno space mission to Jupiter.

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12114 Jul 2016
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Monday 4 July: 

Are Russia and Turkey warming diplomatic relations? Plus: Justin Trudeau’s and Corey Lewandowski’s good week, hung parliaments around the world, a look at Nigel Farage’s political career and the pros and cons of patriotism.

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