November 2013

Essays

Why Rupert Murdoch can’t be stopped

The political empire of the News Corp chairman

Crime

Soccer is for girls

What a father learnt on the sidelines

The Nation Reviewed

Tony Abbott

Tony Abbott apologises

The prime minister is sorry about everything

United Nations

Australia at the UN Security Council

Our month-long stint as president

Sonny Dickson reveals Apple’s secrets

The Melbourne teenager with the worldwide scoop

Ella Ebery is 97 with so much to do

Illness and enforced retirement won’t stop a local newspaperwoman

In the footsteps of Heath Ledger

James Mackay is on the audition trail in LA

Crime

The making of “Chopper” Read

How the man became a myth

Vox

The Vox Owl

The end of an era

An election, a neighbour, a dog

Arts & Letters

Australian society

Christos Tsiolkas’ ‘Barracuda’

All fired up

Rainforest

Germaine Greer’s ‘White Beech’

The hero of this story is a tree or rather a species of tree

Feminism

Clare Wright’s ‘The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka’

The full moon had a lot to answer for

Film

‘Fruitvale Station’, ‘Blackfish’ and ‘20 Feet from Stardom’

New films from Ryan Coogler, Gabriela Cowperthwaite and Morgan Neville

Noted

Encounters

Cartoon