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The Monthly — March 2018

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Show us the money

Today

If big business wants tax cuts, they should sign on the dotted line

The Story of Shit

Culture

A cultural, scientific and historical account of shit: a Midas Dekkers book extract

Sanctuary without secrecy: a new women’s refuge

Society

A new approach to making those experiencing family violence feel safe

A revealing portrait of Leonardo da Vinci

Culture

Walter Isaacson’s new biography is a study of crippling perfection and obsessive observation

What happened to indie music

Culture

From Neutral Milk Hotel to Justin Timberlake


The Monthly — March 2018

The Nation Reviewed

Taking stock of #MeToo

How do we make sense of such a complex movement?

Held to account

Why is the cost of banking in remote communities so high?

Patient simulation

Some actors intentionally suffer for their art

Aussie Rules 2018 in names only

A fundamental analysis of this year’s player lists


The Monthly — March 2018

The Monthly Essays

Nick Kyrgios: talent to burn

Five short pieces about one of tennis’s most misunderstood players

On borrowed time

Reflections on a life lived in the shadow of mortality


The Monthly — March 2018

Arts & Letters

The NGV Triennial

A new exhibition series’ first instalment delivers a heady mix of populism and politics

Robin Campillo’s ‘BPM’

The French-Moroccan director presents a clear-eyed portrayal of true activism during the AIDS epidemic

Ivo van Hove: It’s only theatre

The prolific director is bringing jumbotron Shakespeare to the Adelaide Festival



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