Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week — well, it's all bloody awful, isn't it? Still, we can look to women who know what to do with Nazis. Plus, why America keeps losing its war games, welcoming our new chickpea overlords, and how amazing was Dick Dale?
For nearly two decades the Coalition has been committed to an open-door policy for workers and foreign students in service to a neoliberal agenda. Now this, too, has backfired on them.
The Coalition is desperate to pretend it hasn't been engaged in race-baiting and Islamophobia for two decades — but it is now deeply embedded in the way its MPs communicate.
Labor's cynical support for the Shooters Party has come back to haunt it in the closing stages of the NSW election campaign.
White supremacists have the same agenda of terror as jihadists but have operated with the indulgence of the media and politicians, even as security agencies warned us about them.
The regulatory tide has turned against big tech companies with a vengeance — but will consumer interests be addressed in the rush to regulate?
Claims that minimum wage increases hurt employment have now been completely discredited. Time for advocates of wage stagnation to find another argument.
Changing political sentiment, and increasing business and investor hostility to fossil fuels, has left denialists isolated as climate action becomes a prerequisite for mainstream politics.
Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: how they really make decaf coffee, Elizabeth Warren rides into the Tech Wars, and the invention of "prediabetes".
The Reserve Bank has confirmed that banks, business and investors must think about the economic impacts of climate change — and that is what it is doing in its monetary policy decisions.