May 2018


Magazine

May 2018

Why Adani won’t die

When sound becomes pain

When sound becomes pain

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


The Nation Reviewed

Why Adani won’t die

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

Our waste policy is rubbish

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

Salvaging ANU’s sodden books

How and why did the Chifley Library flood?

The Captain Cook connection

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


The Monthly Essays

Making women’s unpaid work count

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

Papua New Guinea’s resource curse

Disaster strikes the nation’s massive gas project

When sound becomes pain

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


The Courts

The court networkers

Volunteers make visiting courtrooms less of a trial

Courts

Arts & Letters

Patrick White’s immigrant language

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

‘Deep Time Dreaming’ by Billy Griffiths

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

The 21st Biennale of Sydney

This latest edition offers a contemporary take on elemental balance

Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Unsane’

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



Noted

‘The Lebs’ by Michael Mohammed Ahmad A fresh perspective on Muslim youth in Sydney’s west By Emily Bitto

‘A Sand Archive’ by Gregory Day Day grasps landscape as an intimate living thing By Helen Elliott


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