March 2012


Magazine

March 2012

Flag of Convenience

The Reluctant Son

Status Quota

After the Dance

Children’s Lib

Ice Works

Thirty Words

Kevin Rudd: A Coup By Any Other Name


The Nation Reviewed

Comment: Attack of the Clones

“They should just clone ministers, you know. So we’re born at 55 with no past … and no genitals. Just a world of robots. It’s like a futuristic film, and you’d enjoy that wouldn’t you? You’d be in your little space station surrounded by obedient androids.” — Hugh Abbot MP to political adviser Malcolm Tucker in The Thick of It.

Flag of Convenience

Australia Day in Pyalong

Same-sex Union

Sydney’s Champion Gay Rugby Team

Rejecting the Centre

Chunky Move’s Anouk van Dijk

Love thy Leader

Fraser, Hawke, Keating and Howard in Retirement


The Monthly Essays

The Reluctant Son

Lachlan Murdoch and News Corp

Kevin Rudd: A Coup By Any Other Name

On 23 June 2010, the Labor Party lined up its cursor on Australia’s prime minister, and pressed ‘delete’.

Status Quota

Do Mandatory Gender Quotas Work?

After the Dance

A 1952 Murder Mystery in Broken Hill


Arts & Letters

As Robert Was Saying

In conversation with Robert Dessaix

Children’s Lib

Elisabeth Badinter’s 'The Conflict: Woman and Mother'

Ice Works

Three Portraits of Antarctica

Thirty Words

The Dirty Three’s 'Toward the Low Sun'

Cinema and its Discontents

David Cronenberg’s 'A Dangerous Method' and Roman Polanski’s 'Carnage'



Noted


Encounters

George Lazenby & Cubby Broccoli

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