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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.

Side View: demolishing America's worst McMansions

Side View: demolishing America's worst McMansions

Welcome to Side View -- a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: irrational consumer rage, another warning against autonomous cars, and where fine china goes when it has broken the law.

Side View: regime change and its discontents

Side View: regime change and its discontents

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: what to expect in Mexico, a greyhound ate my constitutional rights, and how your credit rating will be assessed just by clicking a link.

Side View: Being Steve Smith

Side View: Being Steve Smith

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: urban design after the cartel drug wars, the insularity of Australian cricket, and some advice on bringing back dinosaurs (don't do it).

Side View: the death of resting in peace

Side View: the death of resting in peace

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: more exciting things to blame millennials for, China gets in on the fake news boom, and the United States of Dystopia.

Side View: the week in Trump

Side View: the week in Trump

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: the real meaning of denuclearisation, your brain’s refresh rate, and some love for the humble CD.

Side View: do algorithms reinforce discrimination?

Side View: do algorithms reinforce discrimination?

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: we live inside a dream (or at least a world created by consciousness), and algorithms that reinforce poverty and discrimination.

CCTV wormholes, a crisis in the arts, and lattes for the apocalypse

CCTV wormholes, a crisis in the arts, and lattes for the apocalypse

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: low birth rates make people fascist, the dearth of new antibiotics, and coming soon — roachacchinos.

Bullshit jobs,

Bullshit jobs, "abortion deserts" and strange political bedfellows

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: bullshit jobs, "abortion deserts" and a prescription for those sick of blockchain hype.

Italian politics, Australian flat earthers and the universal despair of commuting

Italian politics, Australian flat earthers and the universal despair of commuting

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: what’s happening in Italy, cyber board games and the existential despair of commuting.