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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.

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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London, United Kingdom

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Monocle

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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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English

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Midori House, 1 Dorset Street, London, W1U 4EG, UK +44 20 7725 4388


Episodes

Tuesday 13 November

11/13/2018
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As a draft Brexit agreement reaches Westminster, we consider how Angela Merkel and other European leaders will react. We also analyse Italy's interest in the future of Libya, and discuss the life of comic-book creator Stan Lee. Plus: why is Finland accusing Russia of jamming its GPS signals?

Duration:00:30:50

Monday 12 November

11/12/2018
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We analyse Emmanuel Macron's recent remarks about the dangers of nationalism, look at the rise of the far-right in Poland, discuss Israeli military violence on the Gaza Strip and ask why a Japanese company has created an app that helps you quit your job.

Duration:00:29:42

Friday 9 December

11/9/2018
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Monocle’s Ben Rylan, Melkon Charchoglyan and Tomos Lewis join host Andrew Mueller to debate the chequered past of Washington’s new acting attorney-general. Plus: how a press pass became international news and a look at what we’d put on a citizenship test.

Duration:00:29:51

Thursday 8 November

11/8/2018
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Florence Biedermann and George Brock join Andrew Mueller to discuss the political circus in the US following the midterms, Plus: Emmanuel Macron’s curious choice of a moment to attempt nuance and the mayor of Warsaw’s decision to cancel an independence day march.

Duration:00:29:51

Wednesday 7 November

11/7/2018
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Michael Goldfarb and Jacob Parakilas join host Andrew Mueller for an extended breakdown of the results of the US midterms. What are the implications for Democrats and Republicans?

Duration:00:29:53

Monocle Reports: How to win an election

11/7/2018
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Big data and technology have revolutionised the nature of elections – but who’s benefiting? In this special report we investigate the changing dynamics of voting and assess how the rise of the internet has redefined politics.

Duration:00:29:36

Tuesday 6 November

11/6/2018
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Mary Dejevsky and Robin Lustig join Andrew Mueller to break down the stakes in the midterms in the US, Iran’s response to its reimposed sanctions and Emmanuel Macron’s attempt to recruit a European army.

Duration:00:29:51

Monday 5 November

11/5/2018
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Kathleen Burk, Jeffrey Howard and host Juliette Foster discuss the stakes for Democrats and Republicans ahead of the midterms in the US.

Duration:00:30:50

Friday 2 November

11/2/2018
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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.

Duration:00:29:50

Thursday 1 November

11/1/2018
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Our guests Isabel Hilton and James Rodgers try to explain Sri Lanka’s latest political stalemate, as well as discussing the next Brexit scandal and Ukraine’s attempt to distance itself from the Russian Orthodox Church. Plus: the mayor of Taipei's new rap video (yes, seriously).

Duration:00:29:49

Wednesday 31 October

10/31/2018
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As US defence secretary James Mattis calls for a UN-backed ceasefire in Yemen, our guests Samira Shackle and Victor Bulmer Thomas ask why this has taken so long. Plus: protests as Pakistan’s Supreme Court overturns the death sentence of a woman accused of blasphemy, the latest from Brazil’s election fallout and why is London’s police force trying to get down with the kids?

Duration:00:29:53

Monocle Reports: Is democracy in trouble?

10/31/2018
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In this special report we assess the state of democracy across Europe including how the financial crisis sparked a rise in the far-right, Poland’s descent into illiberalism, Russia’s state of paranoia and why the shadow of Mussolini still haunts Italy.

Duration:00:27:35

Tuesday 30 October

10/30/2018
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As German chancellor Angela Merkel announces her plans to stand down, our guests Terry Stiastny and Sebastian Borger look back on her career and ask what this means for Europe. Plus: are Trump’s plans to end birthright citizenship unconstitutional and is training for Japanese bullet-train staff the most harrowing in the world?

Duration:00:29:54

Monday 29 October

10/29/2018
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Our guests Oscar Guardiola Rivera and Brian Klaas discuss the results of the Brazilian elections, the rise of fascism in the Americas and the future of Angela Merkel.

Duration:00:29:53

Friday 26 October

10/26/2018
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We discuss the arrest of a suspect in the recent mail-bombing campaign in the US, break down what’s at stake for Angela Merkel ahead of another regional election and review Monocle’s annual Travel Top 50. Plus: Dr Frankenstein turns 200.

Duration:00:30:04

Thursday 25 October

10/25/2018
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Joy Lo Dico, Jonathan Fenby and Monocle’s Daniel Bach discuss the biggest news stories of the day: China’s new stern warning over Taiwan, US president Donald Trump’s unique approach to the bomb scare in the country, plus is it possible to slow down gentrification?

Duration:00:29:56

Wednesday 24 October

10/24/2018
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US president Donald Trump’s strongest criticism of Saudi Arabia so far, the first known overseas operation to protect American elections from Russian interference and whether former leaders make good diplomats. Daniel Bach, Stephen Dalziel and Carlo Bonura discuss the top stories of the day.

Duration:00:29:51

Tuesday 23 October

10/23/2018
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Linda Yueh and Matthew Green discuss Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s take on Jamal Khashoggi's death, the significance of China’s immense new bridge to Hong Kong and Macau, and how China is absorbing the news of the US’s intention to break a missile treaty with Russia.

Duration:00:29:51

Monday 22 October

10/22/2018
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Mary Dejevsky and John Everard discuss Saudi Arabia’s latest explanation for what happened to Jamal Khashoggi – and the likely consequences. Plus: the US threat to withdraw from a nuclear treaty with Russia and the ongoing search for a functional version of Brexit.

Duration:00:29:52

Friday 19 October

10/19/2018
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Monocle’s Ben Rylan, Markus Hippi and Melkon Charchoglyan weigh in on the story that has dominated the week: the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Plus: why has Facebook hired Nick Clegg and what can Ecuador do about Julian Assange?

Duration:00:29:33