May 2018

Essays  Right arrow

Gender

Making women’s unpaid work count

Feminist economics pioneer Marilyn Waring on care and the unfinished feminist revolution

Making women’s unpaid work count
Papua New Guinea’s resource curse

Environment

Papua New Guinea’s resource curse

Disaster strikes the nation’s massive gas project

When sound becomes pain

Health

When sound becomes pain

A controversial diagnosis is giving hope to sufferers of debilitating hearing issues

The Nation Reviewed  Right arrow

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Federal politics

Why Adani won’t die

The Carmichael coalmine is as much about symbols and interests as it is about jobs and money

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Issues and policies

Our waste policy is rubbish

Has Australia’s ad-hoc approach to waste management backfired?

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Books

Salvaging ANU’s sodden books

How and why did the Chifley Library flood?

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History

The Captain Cook connection

One man’s campaign to have Gweagal artefacts returned to Australia

The Courts

The court networkers

Volunteers make visiting courtrooms less of a trial

Courts

Arts & Letters  Right arrow

Image of Patrick White and Manoly Lascaris, Sydney, 1989

Books

Patrick White’s immigrant language

White gained from his partner’s Greek Orthodoxy a sensibility that changed how he saw Australia

Image of Rhonda Deans exploring “the Squeeze”, Koonalda Cave, South Australia

Books

‘Deep Time Dreaming’ by Billy Griffiths

This history of archaeology in Australia charts our changing relationship with the past

Image of Khvay Samnang, Human Nature, 2010–11,

Art

The 21st Biennale of Sydney

This latest edition offers a contemporary take on elemental balance

Still from Unsane

Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Unsane’

The prolific director hits his own limits with this experiment in technology

Noted  Right arrow

Cover of The Lebs

Books

‘The Lebs’ by Michael Mohammed Ahmad

A fresh perspective on Muslim youth in Sydney’s west

Cover of A Sand Archive

Books

‘A Sand Archive’ by Gregory Day

Day grasps landscape as an intimate living thing

In Light of Recent Events  Right arrow
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Courtroom sketching
In light of recent events