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Having a surveil of a time

Having a surveil of a time

This week: staying aloft, an exciting new world of surveillance, the Tory Right's real goal, and moonlight in Vermont.

The air up there

The air up there

This week in Side View: Australia's female empowerment score, an introduction to 'plassing', and it's that championship season in Europe.

Home of the bravado

Home of the bravado

This week in Side View: journalists find a friend in defamation law, McKinsey versus the middle class, latest corruption scores, and we're gonna build a wall — badly.

Like Uber, but for con men

Like Uber, but for con men

This week in Side View: YouTube's paths to fascism, kindness sucks, collapsology, and speaking truth to Power.

Cowardice under fire

Cowardice under fire

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: the flaming catastrophe that is our governing class. Plus, living with a hernia, and the inscrutable Roger Scruton.

Santa the socialist (and other Christmas stories)

Santa the socialist (and other Christmas stories)

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: rat kings and other Christmas tails, remembering '83, Buckley versus Baldwin, and ban business class!

Work, rest and... actually forget it, just work

Work, rest and... actually forget it, just work

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week, the normalisation of torture, Henry Ford and anti-Semitism, fitting into Australia and doing philosophy in a Jimmy Stewart voice.

Jump in my (autonomous) car

Jump in my (autonomous) car

This week in Side View: Ring or Ringu? America's grim military legacy in Iraq, the fall of the National Enquirer, and crab housing.

Steam ships and deadly viruses (a love story)

Steam ships and deadly viruses (a love story)

This week on Side View: the myth of the white working class, no(bel) idea about genocide, climate change and insurance, and how the Don Corleone killed the Duke.

Meet the earthquake truthers

Meet the earthquake truthers

This week in Side View: meet the earthquake controllers, it's raining plesiosaurs, how to write legislation, and ageing takes firm hold in Japan.