February 2019



February 2019

The war on Malcolm

What is life?

The war on Malcolm

Behind the scenes of an overthrow

The Monthly Essays

The war on Malcolm

Behind the scenes of an overthrow

What the government thinks you’re worth

Our nation’s economists have a price on your head, dead or alive

What is life?

In search of a unified theory of everything

The Nation Reviewed

The Devil and Scott Morrison

What do we know about the prime minister’s Pentecostalism?

From Hillsong to the Bible Belt

Christine Caine’s Australian brand of evangelism has found its flock in America

The search for the Endeavour

After all that, where did Cook’s ship end up?

Formal night in Gunnedah

Not even a drought can stop this NSW country town’s night of nights

Arts & Letters

The spectacle of a political scandal: Jason Reitman’s ‘The Front Runner’ and Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘Loro’

New films about ’80s presidential hopeful Gary Hart and Italy’s controversial Silvio Berlusconi both miss the mark

Pete Shelley’s Buzzcocks: 40 years on

The history and legacy of a punk pioneer


The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art at QAGOMA Politics, culture and colour collide in Brisbane By Miriam Cosic

ABC TV’s ‘The Cry’ This Scottish–Australian drama successfully subverts the missing-child genre By Craig Mathieson

In Light of Recent Events

Another summer of discontent