March 2016

Essays

Politics

The boomer supremacy

The dominance of baby boomers is becoming total

International politics

Rivers ran red

Indonesia’s mass killings have been overlooked for 50 years

Books

Notes on a disappearance

Alan Moorehead, Australia’s forgotten literary giant

The Nation Reviewed

Federal politics

Turnbull’s rightful place

The prime minister does not seem to be himself at all

Federal politics

The start-up whisperer

Just how innovative is the Turnbull government’s innovation package?

Law and order

#PrisonLife

Internet access in jails

Environment

Slippery migrants

What eels do when we’re not watching

Television

Holy flark

The Watson family take on ‘Family Feud’

Vox

The Vox Owl

Gardening at Alcatraz

The notorious island has been a site of incarceration, occupation and, now, “extreme gardening”

Arts & Letters

Architecture

Twelve of a kind

Why is Australia planning so many new casinos?

Television

The art of manipulation

True crime and entertainment in Netflix’s ‘Making a Murderer’

Film

Black lists

Doing the right thing in Jay Roach’s ‘Trumbo’ and László Nemes’ ‘Son of Saul’

Music

Songs for the 3 am

Rihanna’s ‘ANTI’ and Future’s ‘EVOL’

Noted

Art

Grayson Perry’s ‘My Pretty Little Art Career’

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, until 1 May 2016