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The tides of change sneak up too slowly on us to raise alarm

Crikey readers discuss religious freedom, climate change, nuclear weapons and the problems with a "towards zero" approach to suicide.

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Nuclear weapons in Australia would stabilise nothing

Crikey readers discuss nuclear weapons, Australian mining in Africa and an Indigenous voice to parliament.

How could Australia develop nukes?

Author Hugh White and Chernobyl-mania have put nuclear weapons are back in the spotlight. Could nukes really be in our future?

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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.

Russia refuses to rule out new Cold War

Good morning, early birds! Russia has said it will be forced to produce new nuclear armaments if the US tears up a Cold War-era nuclear treaty, eleven children have been evacuated from Nauru and federal election analysis spells disaster for the Liberal party. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have been playing a dangerous game of brinkmanship. Can you identify which grandiose, terrifying statement comes from which egomaniac?

Who said it, Donald Trump or Kim Jong-un?

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have been playing a dangerous game of brinkmanship. Can you identify which grandiose, terrifying statement comes from which egomaniac?

Tony Abbott says he wants a nuclear-free Middle East. So what about Israel?

Abbott’s double standard on a nuclear-free Middle East

Tony Abbott says he wants a nuclear-free Middle East. So what about Israel?

French President Francois Hollande delivered a strongly worded speech on Australian-French defence co-operation. But there was a word or two missing in the English translation. <b>Nic Maclellan</b>, journalist and researcher in the Pacific, reports.

The curious case of the missing French nukes

French President Francois Hollande delivered a strongly worded speech on Australian-French defence co-operation. But there was a word or two missing in the English translation. Nic Maclellan, journalist and researcher in the Pacific, reports.

Fifty years on from <em>Dr Strangelove</em>, it's amazing we never had to learn to love nuclear weapons like he did. <em>Crikey</em> conducts a timely audit of global military stockpiles.

It’s strange, but we never really had to learn to love the bomb

Fifty years on from Dr Strangelove, it's amazing we never had to learn to love nuclear weapons like he did. Crikey conducts a timely audit of global military stockpiles.

Australia's statement to the UN on nuclear weapons is much less hardline than New Zealand's, but it is the best policy? Freelance writer <b>David Donaldson</b> looks at the impacts of a watered-down approach.

Australia’s ‘weasel’ statement on nukes

Australia's statement to the UN on nuclear weapons is much less hardline than New Zealand's, but it is the best policy? Freelance writer David Donaldson looks at the impacts of a watered-down approach.

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