Australian politics, society & culture


Cover of The Healing Party
Black Inc.; $29.99
By Helen Elliott
Cover of Unnecessary Wars
NewSouth Publishing; $29.99
By Mark McKenna
Scaling the IVF mountain in Julia Leigh’s ‘Avalanche’
By Anna Goldsworthy
China since the other Malcolm
By Robert Drewe
Coral bleaching at Lizard Island
The coral bleaching signals a defining environmental shift
By Jo Chandler
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
An ideology of savagery
By Robert Manne
Having a baby and having a medical career
By Karen Hitchcock
Trackside at a 24-hour ultramarathon
By Paul Connolly
Australia’s changing place in Britain’s EU deliberations
By Stuart Ward
Can Malcolm Turnbull survive on optimism alone?
By Judith Brett
The release of the American documentary The Hunting Ground cast a spotlight on the horrifying prevalence of sex assaults on university campuses. As part of La Trobe University’s Ideas and Society program, three prominent and respected voices have come together for a discussion on sexual violence in universities
Taking ‘Stories I Want to Tell You in Person’ to India
By Lally Katz
Georgie Stone
When human nature and the law intersect
By Jenan Taylor
Australia’s car industry has met policy failure head-on
By Richard Denniss
Stan Grant
On Stan Grant’s radical hope
By Anne Manne
The ethical dilemmas of medicine
By Karen Hitchcock
The mystery of a man, a tree and an umbrella
By Leigh Sales
Melbourne Museum’s Thomas Rich has devoted more than 30 years to Australia’s polar dinosaurs
By Chloe Hooper