In light of recent events
An Australian republic? One is amused.

In light of recent events

Oslo Davis

Oslo Davis is an illustrator and artist.


In This Issue

Image of Marshall Islands, 1946

Nuclear brinkmanship and the doomsday scenario

The risk posed by the global weapons complex is much worse than you know

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Jeremy Heimans: the up-start

The co-founder of GetUp! might be the most influential Australian in the world

My life as a monster

Male puberty’s difficult lessons

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Ceridwen Dovey’s ‘In the Garden of the Fugitives’

Reality flexes at the edges of Dovey’s second novel


Online exclusives

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Forecasting the future

What is humanity’s destiny in the Anthropocene era?

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Daydream believer: Director Brett Morgen

Morgen’s freeform documentary about David Bowie, ‘Moonage Daydream’, explores the philosophy and creativity of one of popular music’s icons

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Indecent exposure

Sky News’s ‘Your ABC Exposed’ reveals more about Chris Kenny and co than it does about the national broadcaster

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The complicated grief when a family member goes missing

As National Missing Persons Week begins, the founder of an advocacy network for families reflects on the ambiguous loss experienced by those left behind