Happy Oscar morning, y’all. What else happened while you were asleep? Well, Turnbull doomed Indonesia with a selfie and Hayao Miyazaki unretired himself.
We’re taking a week off Trump, but it was still a week to forget. Tony Abbott returned to rock the boat, and a Michelin star was mistakenly awarded. But NASA discovered a system of Earth-like planets, so there’s still hope.
Looking at the Scott McIntyre firing, #Bali9 executions, Charlie Hebdo and PEN, and the Greens, the concept of “freedom” in its many forms stands out as the issue of the week in Michael Burrill’s #CurrentAffairsWrap.
While The Big Smoke has at its heart impartiality around issues of the day, the topic of Chan and Sukumaran warrants commentary, so TBS Editor PB weighs in on this life or death issue.