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‘The largest invasion since World War Two’

Today, world editor at The Saturday Paper Jonathan Pearlman on the escalating tension in Europe, and the likelihood of war.

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What going back to school actually looks like

Today, journalist Hannah Ryan on the debate over when, and how, to return to in-class learning, and what going back to school actually looks like.

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The real crisis inside our hospitals

Today, senior reporter for The Saturday Paper Rick Morton on the crisis in our health system, and how our government’s didn’t see it coming.

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What to expect this election year

Today, columnist for The Saturday Paper Paul Bongiorno, on what kind of surprises might be in store this election year.

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The week the world saw Australia’s cruelty

When world number one tennis player Novak Djokovic arrived in Australia earlier this month, he intended to defend his title at the Australian Open. Instead, his visa was cancelled and he was detained at a hotel in Melbourne - the Park Hotel.

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Four men and a beach umbrella

Kamilaroi Uralarai woman Frances Peters-Little on why land rights is fundamental to the campaign for Indigenous justice.

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The cost of Australia’s shadow lockdown

Today, national correspondent for The Saturday Paper Mike Seccombe on how the rampant spread of Omicron has led to a shadow lockdown, and why for many businesses and families, it’s the worst lockdown yet.

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Our hot Omicron summer

Today, Rick Morton on how Covid-19 caught up with Australia this summer, and what the federal government could have done to better prepare for this moment.

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The Sound of 2021

Today, we look back at the news events that defined 2021 - in sound.

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Australia detained him, but these Australians are trying to set him free

Assistant professor Dr Laura Beth Bugg on the campaign to free refugees from Manus Island and find them a permanent home.

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Scott Morrison vs. the Liberal Party

Mike Seccombe on the real reason Scott Morrison wanted to enlist Gladys Berejiklian, and what it reveals about the Prime Minister’s weakening authority in his home state.

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The scientist who saved your life

Rick Morton on the woman who spent decades advocating for the unproven technology behind the vaccine, and how it helped save humanity.

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How the fossil fuel industry is gaslighting Australia

Rebecca Huntley on what ordinary Australians really think about climate change, and how the fossil fuel lobby has influenced their hearts and minds.

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Scott Morrison prepares for the fight of his life

Paul Bongiorno on what we’ll see as both leaders fight for their political future.

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The mystery of the vanishing Christmas beetles

Kara Jensen-Mackinnon on what happened to Australia’s Christmas beetles.