July 2017


Magazine

July 2017

The handshake

Killing our media

What must be said

Politics gets personal

Her eloquent heart

Sweeping us up

Parallel universes

Killing our media

The impact of Facebook and the tech giants

The Nation Reviewed

To walk in two worlds

The Uluru Statement is a clear and urgent call for reform

The handshake

Could Donald Trump finally force Australia to critically examine its feudal obligations to the US?

Age-old hate

Anti-Semitism is on the rise

Word wranglers

Meet the team behind the Macquarie Dictionary

Beyond the notes

Venezuela’s Simón Bolívar String Quartet meet some of Melbourne’s youngest musicians

A near-impossible sell

Sprout farmer Bruce Adams has created one of Australia’s more unlikely oversized highway attractions


The Monthly Essays

Killing our media

The impact of Facebook and the tech giants

Country needs people

Mapping and minding shared lands


VOX

A few questions before you go

How do we decide how we die?

Owl

Medicine

A pain in the tooth

What happened to Australia’s publicly funded dental system?

Medicine

Arts & Letters

What must be said

Australia’s Tracey Moffatt leads the way at the 57th Venice Biennale

Politics gets personal

Laura Poitras’ ‘Risk’ sidesteps the biggest question about Julian Assange

Her eloquent heart

Arundhati Roy’s ‘The Ministry of Utmost Happiness’ was worth the 20-year wait

Sweeping us up

Jennifer Peedom’s ‘Mountain’ is a meditation on the allure of the climb

Parallel universes

With their two new other-worldly albums, Shabazz Palaces continue to evade categorisation



Noted


In Light of Recent Events

On the ABC’s Q&A recently, Barnaby Joyce, on the topic of climate change, said that every time there’s a cyclone people would go, “Oh, bingo, that was caused by you turning on your lights!” But the senator’s IKEA lamps aren’t the only things causing destruction around the world. In the quiz below, see if you can match the politicians’ actions in the left-hand column with the catastrophic effects on the right.

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