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The Thirst World War

The Thirst World War

This week: looooooong-hand multiplication, the coming war with Iran, and Ellsberg and Chomsky on Assange.

The fastest and most furious

The fastest and most furious

Welcome to Side View. This week, fast runners, slow walkers, electric cars, slow roads and more gory hatchet jobs.

Tales from the tech war

Tales from the tech war

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: stereotyping Pacific peoples, our feminising workforce, losing Louisiana and ducking philosophical bouncers.

Sustaining the swamp

Sustaining the swamp

This week: how significant should significance be, lucky Aussie philosophers take on the world, Trump is only the start of corruption in the US, and getting to grips with white supremacist ideologies.

How to deal with Nazis

How to deal with Nazis

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?

Wake up and smell the £15 coffee

Wake up and smell the £15 coffee

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".

Monopoly men

Monopoly men

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week, still another reason to hate Facebook. Plus, seeing monopolies and why we need to talk about Kevin. This edition of Side View brought to you by my monster cold and all the Codral I've taken to deal with it! And how does that stuff even work anyway?

The Schadenfreude Redemption

The Schadenfreude Redemption

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week, violence against Indigenous women, "influencers" fight back, some dead presidents and why performance reviews suck.

Sleepless in Sagittarius A*

Sleepless in Sagittarius A*

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: Amazon is leaving New York, maps and legends in space, how quantum mechanics became part of life's rich pageant, and the strange currencies of millennial socialism.

Digital dystopia

Digital dystopia

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: anarcho-capitalists bring a copy of Ayn Rand to a gunfight, the European fight over energy and the future of music — compulsory Marshmello.