The Nation Reviewed

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
Rita Zammit is Victoria’s newest Supreme Court justice and a soccer tragic
By Tony Wilson
The Adelaide Zoo has a chequered past
By Anna Goldsworthy
The BARK program at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre sees prisoners taking care of dogs
By Andrew McMillen
Behind the scenes of ‘Maximum Choppage’, a new kung-fu comedy
By Benjamin Law
The ‘Charlie Hebdo’ massacre is the latest in a long line of attacks on journalists
By Rafael Epstein
Tony Abbott illustration by Jeff Fisher
Tony Abbott and the Coalition government face a tough 2015
By Nick Feik
In gold-rush California, Aussie diggers were unwelcome boat people
By Peter McAllister
Cultures clash over pipis at Venus Bay
By John van Tiggelen
Love Makes a Way are taking a seat against asylum-seeker policy
By Stella Gray