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A Christmas without Christmas: on grief and holiday ritual

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

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

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.

Nouveau right

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?

The givings and misgivings of Christmas in Parliament House 

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!

Congratulations, you’re going to Bethlehem!

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

The media’s well-earned breaks

The media’s well-earned breaks

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

Crikey’s 2016 Christmas lunch survival guide

Crikey’s 2016 Christmas lunch survival guide

Arguing about politics with your family is never going to go well, but this handy guide will at least mean you are right, even if you are disowned, write Crikey Journalists Sally Whyte and Josh Taylor.

At the Labor Herald, not a creature is stirring

At the Labor Herald, not a creature is stirring

Could this passion project be kaput?