Australian politics, society & culture


Tamiflu medicine pill by a Swiss company Roche against Influenza A (H1N1) virus causing the 2009 flu pandemic. © Andrew Wales/Flickr
By Malcolm Knox
John Waters at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. © Alan Stevens/Flickr
John Waters
By Peter Conrad
Recent Books about the Future
By Bill Bowtell
Chris Patten, Jacques Attali and George Friedman are past masters of the politics of prediction. They are wily, skilful and powerful servants and shapers of state and international policy. They have stood at the very apex of power in their respective countries - Britain, France and the United States - and have