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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.

The surveillance economy

The surveillance economy

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: surveil your way to riches, the rain falls hard on a poorly planned town, and the return of an old friend.

Libspill recovery

Libspill recovery

Welcome to Side View -- a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: post-spill binge-watching, never bring a paradigm to an ashtray fight, and a rising sea level doesn't lift all property prices.

The war the US forgot

The war the US forgot

Welcome to Side View -- a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: the open revolt against Trump, inside the world of death doulas, and the business of finding a partner on the interwebs.

Space Force majeure

Space Force majeure

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: breeding the brave members of Space Force, geo-engineering doesn't work, and growing up with your local library.

Punk and disorderly

Punk and disorderly

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: K-pop versus J-pop, a simple life in the Pyrenees, and Žižek gets hot and bothered.

Digital apocalypse now

Digital apocalypse now

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: we're all completely shallow, Christians at the gates of Vienna, and why is Silicon Valley planning for the end of the world?

The death of liberalism and the rise of 'authentocrats'

The death of liberalism and the rise of 'authentocrats'

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: the coming facial dystopia, Communists vs Aliens, and the data on Australian sexual assault.

Do we really need Sacha Baron Cohen back?

Do we really need Sacha Baron Cohen back?

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: the latest declarations of the death of liberalism, "purity" on the internet, plus Indigenous women who should be in the history books.