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The Monthly's 100 Most Popular

To celebrate the Monthly's 100th issue – coming out in May – we've compiled a list of our 100 most popular essays, articles and videos.

 

1.

Fat City - What Can Stop Obesity? | Karen Hitchcock  

2.

Why Australia Hates Asylum Seekers | Christos Tsiolkas

3.

Inside Tony Abbott's Mind - This is Serious | Waleed Aly

4.

Kylie Minogue & Michael Hutchence - Encounters | Shane Maloney and Chris Grosz  

5.

The Global Financial Crisis | Kevin Rudd   

6.

“Name Ten”: The Journalism of Andrew Bolt | Robert Manne  

7.

Julian Assange - The Cypherpunk Revolutionary | Robert Manne

8.

Kevin Rudd’s Unrelenting Campaign to Regain Power - The Saboteur | Erik Jensen   

9.

The 0.01 Per Cent - The Rising Influence of Vested Interests in Australia | Wayne Swan    

10.

Inside Bali's Kerobokan Prison - The Penalty Is Death | Luke Davies    

11.

Andrew Bolt and the Making of an Opportunist - The Bolt Factor | Anne Summers  

12.

Video | The Origin of the Universe and the Arrow of Time. Sean Carroll     

13.

The Gambler - At Home with David Walsh | Richard Flanagan

14.

On the Road with Julia Gillard - Sketches of a Prime Minister in her Final Months | Chloe Hooper

15.

Gina Rinehart’s Quest For Respect and Gratitude - What Gina Wants | Nick Bryant

16.

Faith in Politics | Kevin Rudd     

17.

Clive Palmer and his Palmer United Party | John Birmingham

18.

The 25 Most Onion-like Australian Politics Headlines of the Year | Evan Williams

19.

‘A Current Affair’ on Channel Nine/ ‘Today Tonight’ on Channel Seven | Kerryn Goldsworthy

20.

How I learnt to love Tony Abbott - A Bromance for the Ages | Greg Sheridan

21.

Ayce Names in the AFL - The Nominal Rewards of Football | Peter Cronin

22.

David Walsh and Tasmania’s Museum of Old and New Art - High Priest | Amanda Lohrey  

23.

The Death of Fairfax and the End of Newspapers - Where is the Journalism We Need Going To Come From Now? | Eric Beecher  

24.

The Beat Goes On - Sex and Secrets in Public Parks | Sonya Hartnett

25.

How Christopher Pyne Puts Up with Himself | Erik Jensen   

26.

Censorship, Sex and Scandal in Singapore | André Dao  

27.

Anna Funder’s 'All That I Am' - The Magic of Exile | David Marr  

28.

Why Rupert Murdoch Can’t Be Stopped - The Political Empire of the News Corp Chairman | Robert Manne   

29.

Why One Year After the Election Voters Still Don’t Know Who Gillard Is -  Prime Minister, Interrupted | Annabel Crabb  

30.

How Julian Assange’s Senate Bid Will Change Australian Politics - The Candidate | Guy Rundle  

31.

How Australian Coal is Causing Global Damage - False Profits | Bill McKibben

32.

Sex and the AFL - Out of Bounds | Anna Krien    

33.

Information Idol - How Google is Making Us Stupid | Gideon Haigh

34.

So Who the Bloody Hell Are You? - Scott Morrison | Nick Bryant  

35.

Gunns: Out of Control | Richard Flanagan

36.

Kazakhstan’s City of Gold - All That Glitters | Sheila Fitzpatrick

37.

What Indonesia’s Rise Means for Australia - Northern Exposure | Hugh White

38.

Meeting Andrew Fraser - Line of Appeal | Jack Marx   

39.

Richard Dawkins in Conversation with Robyn Williams | Video

40.

Bogans and Boat People | Richard Cooke

41.

The Long Goodbye: Explaining Gillard’s Collapse | Robert Manne

42.

The Girl in the Room - Ebony | Anne Manne

43.

Wendi Deng Murdoch | Eric Ellis  

44.

Big data: What's Happening To Information About You? | Video  

45.

Why I Am Not A Conservative (Any More) | Richard Cooke  

46.

The Origin of the Universe and the Arrow of Time. Sean Carroll (p2) | Video

47.

Club Rules - The Phoney War on Bikie Gangs | Adam Shand  

48.

Tony Abbott Apologises - The Prime Minister is Sorry About Everything | Don Watson

49.

Who’s Afraid of the Macquarie Bank | Gideon Haigh

50.

Political Animal. David Marr on Tony Abbott | Video

51.

The All-Purpose Election Victory Speech | Don Watson  

52.

The Power of Rupert Murdoch and the Australian’s Editor-in-Chief The United States of Chris Mitchell | Sally Neighbour  

53.

What Gina Wants - Gina Rinehart’s Quest for Respect and Gratitude | Nick Bryant   

54.

Sydney's Talkback Titan and His Mythical Power - Who's For Breakfast, Mr Jones? | David Salter   

55.

The Whirling Dervish - Tony Abbott | Louis Nowra   

56.

Sex and the AFL - Out of Bounds | Anna Krien  

57.

The Biggest Loser - Harry Kakavas and Problem Gamblers | Paul Barry  

58.

Child Photography vs Pornography - Shaddap you Facebook | Joe Dolce  

59.

Last Resort - How the Rebirth of General Medicine Will Save Lives | Karen Hitchcock  

60.

Paul Keating in Conversation with Robert Manne | Video

61.

Kevin Rudd - A Coup By Any Other Name | Rhys Muldoon  

62.

In praise of Tony Windsor | Don Watson  

63.

Turnbull Speaks on Life in Politics One Morning with Malcolm | Robert Manne  

64.

Soccer is For Girls - What a Father Learnt on the Sidelines | James Button  

65.

13 News Corp Headlines - Translated | Nick Feik  

66.

The Rolling of NSW Labor - Party Boys | Mark Latham  

67.

How Vested Interests Defeated Climate Science - A Dark Victory | Robert Manne 

68.

Comment: The Shock Jock Rule of Campbell Newman | John Birmingham  

69.

Andrew Bolt Profile

70.

The Dehumanising Effects of Smut - The Porn Ultimatum | Cordelia Fine  

71.

Lessons in Leadership and Paul Keating - The Book of Paul | George Megalogenis  

71.

The Best Australian Political Cartoons 2012

73.

Death in Brunswick | Helen Garner   

74.

Video | The Brain - How it Can Change, Develop and Improve. Featuring Dr. Norman Doidge

75.

Is Graham Richardson Psychic? | Richard Cooke

76.

The Child Gangs of Tweed Heads - The Wild Frontier | Mandy Sayer  

77.

The Australian Greens Party - Divided We Fall | Sally Neighbour  

78.

The Vagina Dialogues - Do Women Really Want Less Sex Than Men? | Cordelia Fine  

79.

The Crisis of Alcoholism - Booze Territory | Anna Krien  

80.

Scott Morrison at Shirelive - Presents, Prayers and Asylum Seekers | Sunil Badami  

81.

Lord Monckton and the Future of Australian Media | Robert Manne

82.

‘Jasper Jones: A Novel’ by Craig Silvey – |Michael Williams

83.

The Case for a National Disability Insurance Scheme - Two Nations | Anne Manne  

84.

Nation on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. Fatima Bhutto | Video  

85.

A Middling Power - Why Australia's Defence is All At Sea | Hugh White  

86.

The C word - Some Thoughts About Class in Australia | Tim Winton  

87.

Comment: The Australian Solution | Waleed Aly  

88.

Howard’s Brutopia | Kevin Rudd

89.

Tragedy of Errors - Australia’s Shipwrecked Refugee Policy | Robert Manne  

90.

Nicola Roxon - The Protector | Anne Summers  

91.

The King & I | Harry Nicolaides

92.

All That I Am. Anna Funder in Conversation | Video

93.

Left, Right, Left | Robert Manne

94.

Comment: Gillard and Her Attackers | Christine Wallace  

95.

Julia Gillard and the Women in Cabinet - Critical Mass | Anna Goldsworthy

96.

The Collapse of Storm Financial - In the Eye of the Storm | Paul Barry

97.

Gillard and the Misogynists - They Had It Coming | Judith Brett

98.

Let’s Stop Pretending the Liberal Party Believes in Free Speech | Richard  Cooke

99.

Who’s Afraid of Marcia Langton? | Peter Robb

100.

The Future of Fairfax - Crises of Faith | Margaret Simons

 

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