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The Monthly August issue 2021


James Bradley explores the fascinating and highly promising use of psychedelic drugs in treating complex mental health conditions such as depression. Scott Ludlam speaks to those closest to Julian Assange and reports on the detained journalist’s current state – suffering in a high-security UK prison despite never having faced trial or been found guilty of a crime. Cordelia Fine writes about diversity in corporate management as well as trans rights in quota debates. And Andrew Street visits the new hydrogen plant in South Australia promising to revolutionise national energy production.

We also cover the biggest developments in federal politics, review the latest in books, films and the arts, and feature a new story by Robert Skinner and poetry by Sarah Holland-Batt. Plus much more.