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Monday 13 July

6 hours 57 min ago
We assess Trump’s new election plan after he commutes the sentence of his longtime advisor Roger Stone. Plus: what the death of Seoul’s mayor means for South Korea’s political landscape and a round-up of the past week’s good news.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Adding alternatives to your portfolio

13 hours 57 min ago
The post-pandemic world will present significant challenges and opportunities for investors. The opportunities will come from longer-term structural changes that the pandemic initiated or accelerated. The challenges will come in the form of elevated volatility and lower potential returns from traditional diversifiers. The authors of a UBS report explain why allocating to alternatives can better position portfolios for the future.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Waubgeshig Rice

Sun, 2020-07-12 13:00
Georgina Godwin speaks to Waubgeshig Rice, a Canadian journalist and writer originally from Wasauksing First Nation. An award-winning broadcaster, he is also a successful author. His latest novel, ‘Moon of the Crusted Snow’, explores the fate of a remote Anishinaabe community.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

The Thinkers Edition: Equal Citizens

Sun, 2020-07-12 11:00
In the second instalment of our special new series, Andrew Mueller hosts a panel of experts and philosophers to reflect on the changing nature of citizenship and equality around the world.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Live from Zürich

Sun, 2020-07-12 10:00
Tyler Brûlé and his guests discuss the weekend’s news, the Swiss design world and the best recipes for a Sunday dinner.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Highlights from Monocle 24

Sun, 2020-07-12 01:00
All the best bits from the past seven days on Monocle 24 carefully curated into 60 minutes. This week: a ‘Never Trump’ Republican, Linda Chavez; chairman and creative director of The Alpina Gstaad, Nachson Mimran; and a favourite recipe from Ravinder Bhogal, founder of Jikoni restaurant in London.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Lebanon on the brink

Sat, 2020-07-11 13:00
Since October, the Lebanese lira has lost more than 80 per cent of its value. Lebanon’s long-suffering people now face losing their jobs, businesses and savings, as well as shortages of power and basic supplies. Andrew Mueller is joined by Leila Molana-Allen, Lina Khatib and Vicky Pryce for an insight into how Lebanon got here and what factors are at play when a currency collapses.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Céu

Sat, 2020-07-11 12:00
In this special interview, Fernando Augusto Pacheco catches up with fellow Brazilian singer Céu on her new album 'APKÁ', which extends her engagement with tropical electronica beats.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

‘Empire’, ‘Candy’, ‘Oath’

Sat, 2020-07-11 11:00
We speak to Nick de Semlyen, acting editor of film title, ‘Empire’. Plus: a book celebrating the story of ‘Candy Magazine’, and a new title dedicated to contemporary African photography called ‘Oath’.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Monocle On Saturday: 11 July 2020

Sat, 2020-07-11 10:00
A look at the day’s top discussion topics, a fresh project to support the arts sector after the pandemic and new music by singer-songwriter Waiting for Smith.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Friday 10 July

Fri, 2020-07-10 22:00
The Louvre reopens and Paris Couture Week goes digital. Plus: two newspapers unveil an innovative joint subscription model. With Tom Edwards, Josh Fehnert and Fernando Augusto Pacheco.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Back to business

Fri, 2020-07-10 21:00
As restaurants, bars and cafés open their doors again in London, we look at how damaging the lockdown has been to the hospitality industry and what we’ve learned from the past few months.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Silvio Napoli

Fri, 2020-07-10 18:00
Monocle’s editor in chief, Tyler Brûlé, is joined by Silvio Napoli, the chairman of Swiss behemoth Schindler, manufacturer of everything from moving walkways to the elevators and escalators that 1.5 billion of us use every day. Napoli discusses how to engineer the future and streamline our journeys as society gets moving again.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Eureka 205: Dash Water

Fri, 2020-07-10 13:09
Jack Scott and Alex Wright are the co-founders of Dash Water, which makes sparkling water using fruit and vegetables that would otherwise go to waste. Since launching in 2017, the UK brand has saved more than 250 tonnes of fruit and sold more than seven million cans.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Kelly Lee Owens

Fri, 2020-07-10 13:03
While the Monocle Weekly takes a temporary break, we're still keeping up with movers and shakers from across culture and the arts. In this special interview, experimental musical artist Kelly Lee Owens unpacks her forthcoming album Inner Song, for Monocle's Augustin Macellari


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Edition 2262

Fri, 2020-07-10 13:00
A pacy round-up of the day’s main news stories, anchored from London by a Monocle editor. The show features informed reporting, prescient business analysis and invaluable industry reports covering everything from technology to aviation and retail to media.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Friday 10 July

Fri, 2020-07-10 08:00
We get the latest from Singapore as its general election takes place. Plus: we hear about the Republicans who don’t support Donald Trump and take a wander around the Louvre amid smaller crowds and new restrictions.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Thursday 9 July

Thu, 2020-07-09 22:00
Is Republican unease with President Trump becoming more explicit? Plus: the redevelopment of Europe’s busiest train station and audiences return to Milan’s La Scala opera house.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Transforming our cities

Thu, 2020-07-09 21:00
What’s the formula for a city that works? We look at how some of our favourite urban projects are transforming their cities – and offer a model for building happier communities.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

Extra: Alexander Girard

Thu, 2020-07-09 13:59
One of the leading figures in US postwar design, Alexander Girard was a polymath who created everything from bold graphics and textiles to colourful branding for Braniff International Airways.


From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide. More info.

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