July 2009

Issues and policies

Why we weren’t warned

The Victorian bushfires and the royal commission

Film

Home truths

Revisiting ‘Wake in Fright’

The Nation Reviewed

International politics

Democracy in Indonesia

Issues and policies

A gay old time

Arts & Letters

Society

A matter of taste

The 53rd Venice Biennale

Chinese whispers

Zachary Mexico’s ‘China Underground’

International politics

Revolving doors

Robert G Kaiser’s ‘So Damn Much Money’

Society

Brought to Booker

Man Booker International

History

Tudor Style

Hilary Mantel’s ‘Wolf Hall’

Society

The pretendies

The art of the spoken interlude

Society

Dirty work

Christine Jeffs’ ‘Sunshine Cleaning’

Noted

Encounters

Cartoon