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The Best Day of Our Lives
Thursday, 15th May 2014
“I’ve seen the disaster that this government has done for itself by saying one thing and doing another, Jon. I don’t want to be...
 
 
Powerful Distractions
Monday, 12th May 2014
I have a conspiracy theory. Just as the federal government was in desperate need of a distraction from its pre-budget confusion, and the New South Wales...
 
 
Power Failure
Monday, 12th May 2014
It was the moment when the Rudd government lost its way, and a nation paused in disbelief. Kevin Rudd had promised to act on climate change. In this...
 
 
A Decent and Civilised Community
Tuesday, 6th May 2014
The debate over proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act seems to be getting more and more muddled. So let’s be clear about what the RDA...
 
 
Cambodian Holiday
Friday, 2nd May 2014
Last week Immigration Minister Scott Morrison told Fairfax Media that he was trying to expand the “club” of nations willing to take refugees who,...
 
 
Editor’s Note May 2014
Thursday, 1st May 2014
Welcome to the 100th issue of the Monthly. ...
 
 
A poetic tribute to My Kitchen Rules
Wednesday, 30th April 2014
Home cooking. It’s our dream. It’s got to be perfect. Losing is not an option. We’ve got to nail these dishes. We’ve sacrificed so...
 
 
Record store day
Tuesday, 29th April 2014
When I was a teenager I’d occasionally skip school, catching the train two hours into Sydney so that I could spend the day looking around the city...
 
 
Indonesian update
Tuesday, 29th April 2014
On 9 April Indonesians voted in general elections for their parliamentary representatives. Commentators agreed that it was the Indonesian National Party of...
 
 
Blockheads
Monday, 28th April 2014
The Lego Movie, the computer animated adventure comedy by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, is a masterpiece. It is an American-Australian co-production, and while...
 
 

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