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Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk

Monocle

News & Politics

Presented by Steve Bloomfield, this is Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show featuring interviews with political leaders and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the day. Featured as a ‘best classic podcast’ in the iTunes best of 2016 collection.

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Explainer 13: Austria and the far right

April 28th, 2016

Episode 150 of 218 episodes

For the first time since 1945, Austria’s president will not come from the centre. Instead two politicians with two very different messages will compete for the presidency: Alexander van der Bellen, a one-time leader of the Green party, and Norbert Hofer, a charismatic gun-carrying politician from the far-right Freedom party.

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