Michael Lucy is a writer based in Melbourne.
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Shut it down
Australia’s offshore immigration detention system is intolerable
After the disruption
What will happen to the likes of Uber when governments catch up?
Journalism under fire
Is there a war on journalism?
Turning back asylum seekers is becoming popular, with tragic results
The year of magical thinking
Joe Hockey’s budget is out of this world
‘Clade’ by James Bradley
Hamish Hamilton; $32.99
The world’s biggest radio telescope is under construction in Western Australia
Dr Graham’s patented elixir
Gene silencing, miracle cures and Balmain’s biggest biotech company
‘Bleeding Edge’ by Thomas Pynchon
Jonathan Cape; $32.95
Joachim Rønning & Espen Sandberg (directors)
‘Love Story’ by Florian Habicht (director)
There are times and places to wear a fedora: while boot-legging in 1920s Chicago, for instance, or while being Michael Jackson. Florian Habicht, Love Story’s gangly Kiwi director, co-writer and protagonist, reckons another is while starring …
Oh when the saint
Francis Xavier's hand
Higgs mass 125.3 ± 0.6 GeV
“Where do you want to sit for History?” one passing American asks another, before they settle on front row seats. It’s 4 July 2012; the venue is a bland convention centre auditorium in Melbourne. We’re waiting for scientists at the Conseil Européen …
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