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.
It's a commonplace observation that new detached houses in Australia's outer suburbs are much bigger than in the past. The interesting question is, why?
Australia needs a practically minded leader with a sensitivity to bread-and-butter issues -- if only our parties had the ingenuity to produce them.
Australians live in the largest homes on earth, according to new ABS data, which has found the average new Aussie home now has a floor space of 214.6 square metres -- 7% bigger than in the US and triple the UK.
A new study shows that Americans' craving for bigger houses has diminished with only 4% of architects' clients looking for more square footage. But it's probably more about the economy than the environment...
Crikey is mining into Roy Morgan Research data to pull out different demographic groups to find out what seats they’re located in and how they are going to vote. With inflation figures out today, we thought we’d look at voters’ views on interest rates and financial security.