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Christmas warriors at The Herald Sun slam holiday workplace diversity

The Herald Sun sounds the jingle bells over the Diversity Council urging bosses 'not to mention Christmas'. Problem is, that's not what happened.

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!

A Christmas without Christmas: on grief and holiday ritual

You can't escape the idea of family at Christmas — blood or built. So how do you rewrite Christmas when that family changes?

An immigration dystopia

Welcome to Side View -- a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: reflective fish, immigration stoushes, it's just a flesh wound, and the ghostwriters of Christmas Past.

How to buy the perfect Secret Santa present

All Secret Santa gifts must fall into one of three categories: novelty, instant rubbish, or wildly inappropriate.

Marion Jeanne Caroline Maréchal. (Image: Flickr)

Nouveau right

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: the new French right, birds versus drones, who ya gonna call? Trust-busters! And how many anti-depressants are we taking?

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The givings and misgivings of Christmas in Parliament House 

It’s the most wonderful (read: stressful) time of the year.

Congratulations, you’re going to Bethlehem!

It's almost time for your stay in The Manger.

We hope you have Netflix, because there is very little media over the next month.

The media’s well-earned breaks

We hope you have Netflix, because there is very little media over the next month.