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Tributes are pouring in for the dual Brownlow medalist and veteran of 372 games for the Sydney Swans, but there is much more to Adam Goodes. See him in conversation with Anne Summers discussing racism, violence against women, the support and the culture of the Sydney Swans and of course, football.
Anne Summers Reports: Highlights from the current issue
Having told the world he has just months to live, his just published memoir provides an illuminating journey through a most remarkable life.
As reviewed by Julian Burnside.
With more than 2 million people making things, manufacturing in Australia is not dead, but it has been transformed in ways that recall a pre-industrial era, writes Marcus Westbury.
With the US Supreme Court legalizing same-sex marriage, gays are now part of the mainstream, gay culture is almost non-existent in New York and what was once its epicentre, Greenwich Village, has lost its “gayness”. Reflecting on these changes, David Hay, who still lives in the Village, is torn between nostalgia and vindication.
Istanbul is an alluring city that straddles Europe and the Orient and combines modernity with the remains of a tumultuous history, writes Lee Tulloch.
You don’t have to walk the densely crowded streets or get stuck on one of the abysmally clogged motor routes to understand that chaos is in Istanbul’s DNA.
Gallery: Leila Jeffreys
PENGUIN, NO. 1 AUSTRALIAN MAGPIE, 2015
“I photographed her when she was just a little juvenile and one thing she loved to do was lie on her back and let the kids play with her feet.”
VINCENT from Portrait of a Budgerigar series, 2014
YULE, BARKING OWL from Prey, 2014
No place for the gender card in public or private life28 September, 2015Tweet ShareTOTAL SHARES 6By Anne Summers Illustration by Simon Bosch Women in power should be judged by how well they perform their jobs, It’s been quite a week for shining a spotlight on the once-fraught subject of gender in politics. In just a few days, new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has increased the…
Where is our Angela Merkel?7 September, 2015Tweet ShareTOTAL SHARES 5By Anne Summers Illustration by Simon Bosch Like the dozens of Austrians who waited to greet Syrian refugees at a Vienna railway station this week, there are many Australians who have rolled out the welcome mat to desperate new arrivals to this country from Vietnam and other countries. Like the Germans who…
Donald Trump could be Hillary Clinton’s best asset16 August, 2015Tweet ShareTOTAL SHARES 0By Anne Summers Illustration by Michael Mucci Women who want to retain their right to abortion, and the men who agree with them, should be hoping for Trump to ensure that Hillary Clinton wins in 2016 Talk about hypocrisy. Conservative Republicans in the US piled on Donald Trump for his…
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