March 2018

Essays  Right arrow

Society

Nick Kyrgios: talent to burn

Five short pieces about one of tennis’s most misunderstood players

Nick Kyrgios: talent to burn
How politics works in Australia, and how to fix it

Federal politics

How politics works in Australia, and how to fix it

An insider’s guide to government

On borrowed time

Family and relationships

On borrowed time

Reflections on a life lived in the shadow of mortality

The Nation Reviewed  Right arrow

Taking stock of #MeToo

Gender

Taking stock of #MeToo

How do we make sense of such a complex movement?

Held to account

Economics

Held to account

Why is the cost of banking in remote communities so high?

Illustration

Theatre

Patient simulation

Some actors intentionally suffer for their art

Aussie Rules 2018 in names only

Sport

Aussie Rules 2018 in names only

A fundamental analysis of this year’s player lists

Medicine

What the hell was I afraid of?

Dissecting the complex power structures we all inhabit

Medicine

Arts & Letters  Right arrow

Installation view of Mass by Ron Mueck, 2016–17

Art

The NGV Triennial

A new exhibition series’ first instalment delivers a heady mix of populism and politics

Still from BPM

Robin Campillo’s ‘BPM’

The French-Moroccan director presents a clear-eyed portrayal of true activism during the AIDS epidemic

Ivo van Hove: It’s only theatre

Theatre

Ivo van Hove: It’s only theatre

The prolific director is bringing jumbotron Shakespeare to the Adelaide Festival

Image of Primitive Motion

Music

Primitive Motion’s ‘House in the Wave’ and Totally Mild’s ‘Her’

Two Australian groups use vocals to swoon-worthy effect

Noted  Right arrow

‘The Only Story’ by Julian Barnes

Books

‘The Only Story’ by Julian Barnes

The meticulous novelist takes on the oldest subject there is

‘Lady Bird’ directed by Greta Gerwig

‘Lady Bird’ directed by Greta Gerwig

The debut director goes home to make a funny, touching film about wanting to leave it

In Light of Recent Events  Right arrow
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#MeToo, mansplained
In light of recent events