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Up in Armistice

Up in Armistice

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: a history-packed Side View looks at the Armistice, 80 years since Kristallnacht, and Orwell's lurid personal life.

Through the streets of China's towns

Through the streets of China's towns

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: the Chinese do infrastructure as badly as the rest of us, education and inequality, and voices from beyond the grave.

White terror

White terror

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: white terrorists, free speech and its discontents, and Plato's pooch.

Schrödinger's conspiracy theory

Schrödinger's conspiracy theory

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: socialising in Finland, the mighty erections of tyrants, and when white people get scared.

On the drug money

On the drug money

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: crime, police and policy on the streets of the Big Apple, why funerals are a rip-off and Japan runs out of people.

End game

End game

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: the arena shrinks on gaming, America's opioid crisis, Indigenous remains returned, and Graves rolls in his grave.

High and dry

High and dry

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: James M. Cain goes to Appalachia, the Australian way of poverty and annoying TV heroines.

'The Good War'

'The Good War'

Welcome to Side View -- a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: bombs over the Pacific, randomised public policy trials, and putting Schrodinger in his box.

Ten years, $22 trillion and 400,000 thinkpieces

Ten years, $22 trillion and 400,000 thinkpieces

Welcome to Side View -- a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: high-speed Geiger counters, Wendell Willkie, and when the answer is "no I'm not OK".

Australian stories

Australian stories

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: the next prestige TV crime drama, our surging prison population and a Walken-esque ... pause.