August 2016

Essays  Right arrow

Politics

A good hard look at the Greens

What did the party deliver?

A good hard look at the Greens
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Issues and policies

The eureka factory

Australia’s solar champions face an uncertain future

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Economics

Bust  in  the  Pilbara

A region returns to earth

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Federal politics

The message was clear

Brexit, Trump and the federal election show how the old categories of left and right are crumbling

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Music

Eight-hour lullaby

Max Richter brings his nocturnal odyssey ‘Sleep’ to the Sydney Opera House

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Media

Get your Wiki on

Wikiclub NT is raising the Northern Territory’s profile on Wikipedia

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A companionable rooster

Why are our pets so pampered?

Medicine

Precious sleep

Why do we do so little of something so good?

Medicine

Arts & Letters  Right arrow

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Books

Beyond imagination

Nobel Prize–winning journalist Svetlana Alexievich brings together an extraordinarily diverse group of Russian voices

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Books

Strong boots

Tom Griffiths’ ‘The Art of Time Travel’ is a thoughtful look at some of Australia’s most prominent historians

Who’s up, who’s down

Film

Who’s up, who’s down

Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg’s documentary ‘Weiner’ charts the fall of a congressman who can’t keep out of the spotlight

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Film

Shamania

Ciro Guerra’s ‘Embrace of the Serpent’ brings together two Amazonian encounters

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Music

Stuck in a moment

The Avalanches’ ‘Wildflower’ isn’t the comeback we needed

Noted  Right arrow

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