July 2015

Essays  Right arrow

Politics

Of clowns and treasurers

Joe Hockey and the myth of Coalition economic management

Of clowns and treasurers
© Dave Tacon

Family and relationships

Fallen angels

The children left behind by Australian sex tourists in the Philippines

The culling season

Environment

The culling season

Too many kangaroos loose in Canberra

The Nation Reviewed  Right arrow

Citizenship and its discontents

Federal politics

Citizenship and its discontents

Talk of stripping citizenship is just one example of Tony Abbott’s alarmist rhetoric

Java drama

International politics

Java drama

Favours and foreign affairs: Joko Widodo’s first year as Indonesian president

Esperantists

Culture

Esperantists

Meet the Melburnians keeping Esperanto alive

Leaping Lefers

Television

Leaping Lefers

What’s next for the entrepreneurial Josh Lefers?

Vox  Right arrow

The Vox Owl

The darkness in every one of us

The author of ‘This House of Grief’ and ‘Joe Cinque’s Consolation’ on writing about darkness

Arts & Letters  Right arrow

Playing cricket at Wheatlands
All the world’s futures

Architecture

All the world’s futures

Power and resistance at the 56th Venice Biennale

A quality of chaos

Books

A quality of chaos

The literary comic novel and Steve Toltz’s ‘Quicksand’

All too soon

Film

All too soon

Musicians on film in Asif Kapadia’s ‘Amy’, Bill Pohlad’s ‘Love & Mercy’ and Mia Hansen-Løve’s ‘Eden’

Noted  Right arrow

‘The Seven Good Years’ by Etgar Keret
‘Forever Young’ by Steven Carroll