April 2017

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Politics

Alt-wrong

The Australian right is startling for its incoherence

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Issues and policies

Network error

What will be the cost of a patchwork NBN?

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Federal politics

Our ethnic face

The Australia of Pauline Hanson’s second parliamentary term looks very different to the Australia of her first

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Music

Magic hands

Russian piano superstar Daniil Trifonov teaches a masterclass in Melbourne

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Environment

Mice alert

Farmers on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula are preparing for a plague

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Environment

Fish have feelings too

Under-the-sea society is much more complex than we imagine

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Sport

AFL 2017 in names only

The only player analysis you’ll need this footy season

VOX

An Aboriginal place

A farming family and Indigenous elders join forces to recognise a special site on private land

The stopover

The prospect of 12 hours in Singapore airport gives rise to an existential crisis

Arts & Letters  Right arrow

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A necessary shift

The Asia TOPA festival is unique for its focus on contemporary Asian culture

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Photography

Art walks a tightrope

Bill Henson exhibits recent photographic work at the National Gallery of Victoria

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Books

A cleansing fire

Jessa Crispin’s ‘Why I Am Not a Feminist’ demands a dismantling of mainstream feminism … and the system itself

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The whole follow-your-dreams thing

There’s some bite to Donald Glover’s languid, lyrical comedy series ‘Atlanta’

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Music

Crossing over

On George Michael, race and pop

Noted  Right arrow

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Books

‘Fever Dream’ by Samanta Schweblin

Trans. Megan McDowell; Oneworld; $19.99

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In Light of Recent Events  Right arrow
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Women’s rightful places
In light of recent events