May 2017

Essays  Right arrow

Politics

Wicked problems

What are the real reasons behind the rise and stall of Malcolm Turnbull?

Wicked problems
Image of Ian Shevill

Law and order

Rape among the lamingtons

Tragic evidence of child sexual abuse in the Newcastle Anglican Church

Image of Sally McKinnon

Issues and policies

The fighter

Sally McManus is the new face of Australia’s union movement

The Nation Reviewed  Right arrow

Illustration

Federal politics

New tricks

Why do our political parties persist with economic rationalism?

Illustration

Federal politics

Base power

The energy crisis is all about politics rather than supply

Illustration

Environment

The tallest tree

Brett Mifsud is saving Australia’s tallest trees

Illustration

Environment

Making tracks

The restoration of Mt Wellington’s Organ Pipes track requires painstaking work

Medicine

Sick day

Sickness can be debilitating but it also offers escape

Medicine

Arts & Letters  Right arrow

Image of Rose Nolan, Big Words – To keep going, breathing helps (circle work), 2016–17

Art

The state of our art

What does ‘The National’ say about contemporary Australian art?

Image of Donna Sherwani

Books

Language woken up

Detained asylum seekers tell their own stories in ‘They Cannot Take the Sky’

Still from Get Out

Long time coming

‘Get Out’ is a sharp mix of horror, satire and racial commentary

Feel the divine

Music

Feel the divine

A new compilation celebrates the devotional music of jazz legend Alice Coltrane

Noted  Right arrow

Cover of The Idiot
Cover of Exit West

Books

‘Exit West’ by Mohsin Hamid

Hamish Hamilton; $32.99

In Light of Recent Events  Right arrow
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Swimming thoughts
In light of recent events