September 2014

Essays  Right arrow

Freedom Abbott

The brief life and quiet death of Tony Abbott’s love of liberty

Freedom Abbott
Umeewarra Mission

Voices of the land

In Port Augusta, an Israeli linguist is helping the Barngarla people reclaim their language

The Snowden files

The Snowden files

What drives Edward Snowden, the world’s most wanted whistleblower?

The Nation Reviewed  Right arrow

Illustration

The year of ruling dangerously

The Abbott government has achieved only chaos in its first year

Playing for par

Playing for par

Victorian Labor leader Daniel Andrews keeps his head down

Intent unknown

Intent unknown

Medieval records show that attitudes to suicide have changed little

Yesterday’s gone

Journalism

Yesterday’s gone

In the rush online, newspapers have deleted yesterday, today and tomorrow

Airwave wars

Australian media

Airwave wars

Sydney's CB radio scene is a battlefield

Medicine

The pill problem

Are GPs prescribing too many antidepressants?

Medicine

Arts & Letters  Right arrow

Robert Farquharson leaves the Supreme Court in Melbourne, 30 December 2005. © Joe Castro / AAP

Helen Garner

End of the road

Helen Garner’s ‘This House of Grief’

The discobolus from the Roman emperor Hadrian’s villa in Tivoli. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Against nature?

‘The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece’ at Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria

Justin Timberlake performing in New Orleans, February 2013. © Christopher Polk / Getty Images

Mr Nice Guy

The everyman charm of Justin Timberlake

More human than human

More human than human

Taika Waititi’s ‘What We Do in the Shadows’

Noted  Right arrow

‘Optimism’ by Bob Brown

Bob Brown

‘Optimism’ by Bob Brown

Hardie Grant; $39.95

‘Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage’ by Haruki Murakami (trans. Philip Gabriel)
‘Born Bad’ by James Boyce