The Nation Reviewed

Meet the Melburnians keeping Esperanto alive
By Jeff Sparrow
The 2015 budget has come and gone, but where is Joe Hockey's National Conversation?
By Nick Feik
A win for David Cameron and the Conservatives in the UK was inevitable
By Guy Rundle
Australian universities need US-style funding, not US-style fees
By Linda Jaivin
The Corporate Fighter course gets white-collar workers in the boxing ring
By Alex McClintock
Master perfumer Jonathon Midgley concocts some unusual scents
By Ceridwen Dovey
Women could use a little of the shameless confidence men take for granted
By Annabel Crabb
To preserve Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne should learn from Sydney
By Tim Flannery
Restricted welfare payments may help in many indigenous communities
By Marcia Langton
Australia has cheerfully grown complacent, self-absorbed and selfish
By Robert Manne
The predictable patterns of Australian politics
By George Megalogenis
In Sydney, Animal Logic is building a Lego animation empire
By Darryn King
What modern politicians could learn from Alfred Deakin
By Judith Brett
Rugby star David Pocock says sport and politics are always mixed
By Sam Vincent
Fancy bottled water is sometimes worth the price
By Richard Cooke
Child survivors of the Holocaust meet in Melbourne
By Jaye Kranz
Even tattoos don’t last forever any more
By Alice Pung
Our politicians have paltry ideas and express them poorly
By Don Watson