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The Saturday Paper
A weekly newspaper, from the publisher of and Quarterly Essay.
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The Saturday Paper 58m
“Because it’s not legal you don’t really have a right to know the chemical breakdown.” on Australia’s first long-term study into recreational cannabis.
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With a model of how to reuse public spaces that are sites of trauma, ‘Parragirls’ provides insight into how Australia can “[give] voice and presence … through the art of remaking memory today”.
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Hold the politics: In collaboration with , we bring you a tote bag. Subscribe now, or give a gift subscription, to get your tote bag at the special subscriber price. Follow the link for more:
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The Saturday Paper 3h
Mike Seccombe on why Scott Morrison’s pledge to outlaw environmental boycotts sets him on a warpath with the courts.
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. captain Alicia Molik on what sets apart: “She has an exceptional ability to come up with something pretty special when it matters the most.”
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The Saturday Paper 6h
‘Battle on 42nd Street’ does not exaggerate this WWII sideshow’s importance, flowing dreadfully towards its outcome for Crete’s defenders and population.
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The Saturday Paper 7h
Gadfly on the “emotional prostration” and “distinctly over-egged pudding” in the Daily Telegraph’s appeal against Geoffrey Rush in the Federal Court.
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The Saturday Paper 8h
This week's Saturday Paper quiz... When looking towards the bow of a ship, is the port side on the left or the right? (Bonus point for naming which colour navigation light indicates the port side.)
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The Saturday Paper 8h
A new study details how systemic racism plagues the Australian media, with more than half of mainstream race-related commentary found to be negative in its treatment of race.
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The Saturday Paper 9h
Tracks on FKA twigs’ new album ‘Magdalene’ are so visceral in their emotionality that it’s easy to overlook their experimentalism and inventiveness.
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The Saturday Paper 12h
Today in The Briefing: Behrouz Boochani makes bid for freedom
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The Saturday Paper Nov 13
Portrait: “I remember you as super-religious,” she says. I can only tell the truth: “Yes, I was. I was sold a dream. I was told if I just followed the rules, I would find happiness. The promise never eventuated into any of that.”
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The Saturday Paper Nov 13
The omission of inconvenient details, as well as her sensationalised spin on historical events, undermines Jung Chang’s version of the well-known lives of “China’s princesses”, the Soong sisters:
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The Saturday Paper Nov 13
. on the link between the unbending regime of “compliance” checks in Australia’s social security system and the public cost of the mental health crisis.
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Maxine Beneba Clarke Nov 13
Just an early reminder so I don't get WTF messages all Saturday: my poem is no longer on the Letters & Editorial page of . It will be opposite the inside back page, above Mungo's crossword. Incidentally, where the Portraits usually are: I've returned home.
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The Saturday Paper Nov 13
Anthony Kelly on the measures Victoria Police will employ to control situations, spaces, numbers and narratives – and the absence of accountability that follows abuses of power.
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The Saturday Paper Nov 13
The HBO-BBC production of ‘His Dark Materials’ should be watched in the longest tolerable stretch: I watched the first four episodes of this faithful adaptation of a familiar novel in one go with a breathless desire to know what happens next and how.
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The Saturday Paper Nov 13
With the closure of Manus, looks at the fate of the men classed as "negatives" – rejected by Australia and the US, unwanted by Papua New Guinea.
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The Saturday Paper Nov 13
Antonio Banderas on his heart attack, his long friendship with Pedro Almodóvar and how they made ‘Pain and Glory’: “I am a year or something from 60, and when you get to that age you realise that there is only space for the truth.”
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The Saturday Paper Nov 13
. on the mounting evidence against Morrison and Frydenberg’s case for a budget surplus, and why we’re not looking at a Shorten government.
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