Nicolas Hausdorf, writer and resident of Melbourne, joins us to give us the inside scoop on Australia's COVID-19 response. Are things as bad as they seem? Listen to find out.
Mentioned in the show:
Nicolas' review of Benjamin Bratton's book, Revenge of the Unreal
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