Side View

May 30, 2018

CCTV wormholes, a crisis in the arts, and lattes for the apocalypse

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: low birth rates make people fascist, the dearth of new antibiotics, and coming soon — roachacchinos.

Bernard Keane — Politics editor

Bernard Keane

Politics editor

POWER, CORRUPTION AND LIES

From Brazil, a shocking account of the power wielded by rural parliamentarians — who also happen to be major agri-business owners — over not just agricultural regulation but environmental, indigenous and security regulation. 

Why has Russia, which sponsors terrorism and engages in terrorism itself, not been declared a state sponsor of terror? The answer, for once, isn’t Trump: it goes back a long way.

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