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Regular check-ins and live interviews from the US and all across the Americas add to the mix of guests and analysis from our studios in London.

Regular check-ins and live interviews from the US and all across the Americas add to the mix of guests and analysis from our studios in London.
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London, United Kingdom

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Monocle

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Regular check-ins and live interviews from the US and all across the Americas add to the mix of guests and analysis from our studios in London.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Friday 16 November

11/16/2018
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We get the latest from Mexico, where the highest court has overturned a controversial new law aimed at regulating military troops in the war on drug cartels. Plus: a stalled plan to move persecuted Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar and why New York’s transit authority is getting a bargain deal on Grand Central Station.

Duration:01:00:00

Thursday 15 November

11/15/2018
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After an extraordinary day in Westminster that saw multiple resignations and pressure on Theresa May to follow, the British prime minister is holding on. Plus: we discuss Saudi Arabia’s order to execute Jamal Khashoggi’s accused killers and the International Criminal Court’s impact in Africa.

Duration:00:58:25

Wednesday 14 November

11/14/2018
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The US presidential election might be two years away but campaigning for the Democratic nomination has already begun. We assess the contenders. Plus: details of Britain’s EU exit agreement emerge, Israel’s defence minister resigns over the Gaza ceasefire and Westminster bans mega-mansions.

Duration:01:00:00

Tuesday 13 November

11/13/2018
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We assess CNN’s lawsuit against the Trump administration, Italy’s lacklustre Libya conference and Calgary’s Olympic vote. Plus: did Stan Lee create the modern blockbuster?

Duration:00:58:48

Monday 12 November

11/12/2018
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We assess the worsening situation in California as wildfires destroy entire towns. Plus: Monocle’s Soft Power Survey and why South Korea is sending tangerines north.

Duration:00:59:43

Friday 9 November

11/9/2018
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We assess reports of a terror attack in Melbourne, and the tensions between the US and China rippling the South China Sea. Plus: author Sarah Smarsh on her book ‘Heartland’ and a preview of Monocle 24’s Big Interview with Sally Field.

Duration:00:58:51

Thursday 8 November

11/8/2018
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As US attorney-general Jeff Sessions is forced out, we ask what’s next for special investigator Robert Mueller’s probe into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. Plus: with female MPs gathering in London for a conference marking a century of women’s suffrage, we learn more about working as a woman in Balkans politics.

Duration:00:58:28

Wednesday 7 November

11/7/2018
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We cross to New York following the sudden firing of attorney-general Jeff Sessions amid fears that Robert Mueller's Russia investigation could be in jeopardy. Plus: the minorities making progress in the midterms, the former Australian Labor party leader joining the far-right and why Marc Jacobs is reissuing a collection from the 1990s.

Duration:00:56:37

Tuesday 6 November

11/6/2018
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We’re live in New York, Vermont and California for this US midterms special. Plus: Amazon’s new headquarters and why the far-right is finding friends in east Germany.

Duration:00:58:44

Monday 5 November

11/5/2018
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A lookahead to the US midterms, president Xi Jinping's latest promise to open up China's economy and Jair Bolsonaro's fight against critical media in Brazil.

Duration:00:56:27

Friday 2 November

11/2/2018
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We discuss White House officials’ claim that new sanctions will choke Iran’s economy and the controversial Iran-China radar deal. Plus: a look at how well AI works in border control.

Duration:01:00:00

Thursday 1 November

11/1/2018
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A new report reveals that the Taliban now controls more territory in Afghanistan than at any time since 2001; we ask what that means for the US’s approach there. Plus: Canada’s love affair with immigration and Italy's latest attempt to sell Alitalia.

Duration:01:00:00

Wednesday 31 October

10/31/2018
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As the US president Donald Trump announces his plans to end birthright citizenship, we unpack the legalities such a move would imply. Plus: a look at Spain’s constitution 40 years after its creation, the latest on Brazilian politics, Venezuela's relationship with Peru and author Caroline Taggart talks ghost stories.

Duration:00:57:41

Tuesday 30 October

10/30/2018
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We assess tensions surrounding Donald Trump’s visit to Pittsburgh following a mass shooting at a synagogue, the blurring definitions of “free and fair” elections, the right-wing provocateurs visiting Australia, the latest from Apple HQ and why the 1960s was cinema’s spookiest decade.

Duration:00:59:44

Monday 29 October

10/29/2018
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We assess a violent few days in the US and consider the nation’s mood just days from the midterm elections. Plus: why fears of an Italian crisis are fuelling calls for an EU bank, film-maker Mahmoud Sabbagh on freedom of expression in Saudi Arabia and what Angela Merkel’s plan to step down means for European politics.

Duration:00:50:54

Friday 26 October

10/26/2018
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Is Brazil about to plunge itself into the far right? We preview one of the world’s most contentious and consequential elections. Plus: why ‘The New York Times’ chose to publish images of Yemen’s war, Mexico City’s airport referendum, Prague celebrates 100 years of Czechoslovakia, and a word from 90-year-old film director Agnes Varda.

Duration:01:00:00

Thursday 25 October

10/25/2018
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Will the global fallout over Saudi Arabia affect the war in Yemen? Plus: Italy’s warming relationship with Russia, a clumsy British MEP compares Nazis to socialists, Ukraine’s foreign ministry calls for an end to Soviet-era spelling and a tour of London’s new Coal Drops Yard.

Duration:00:58:57

Wednesday 24 October

10/24/2018
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Is the US Republican party’s election strategy rooted entirely in fictional fearmongering? We assess the evidence. Plus: the state of arms sales in the Middle East, why Australia’s parliament is haunted by ghosts of leaders past, Brazil’s fake news problem and why the appetite for TV nostalgia might have spread to the big screen.

Duration:01:00:00

Tuesday 23 October

10/23/2018
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Outrage over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi continues after the Turkish president releases more details; we assess the fallout. Plus: why the ‘migrant caravan’ could play right into the GOP’s midterm election playbook, the unusual process of unseating a British PM and Queen band member Brain May unveils his new astronomy book.

Duration:00:59:15

Monday 22 October

10/22/2018
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Italy is defying the EU and standing by its contentious budget – we assess growing eurozone tensions. Plus: why the US is prioritising a rollback of minority rights, a boost for Poland’s ruling party, how Australia’s government lost its majority and a revised version of the Stephen Sondheim classic ‘Company’ debuts in London.

Duration:00:55:59