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Flickr: Jules Pecnard, Watson's Bay, Sydney

No.1020 – 24 October 2014

Extreme Multiculturalism: The Root of Evil?

Is “extreme multiculturalism” leading to cultural relativism and terrorism? Sayomi Ariyawansa critiques Kevin Donnelley’s theory.


Articles / Asylum Seekers / Opinions / Race & Discrimination / Terrorism / Topics / Writing

No.1019 – 22 October 2014

Drawing humour from humanitarian crisis

Sami Shah’s account of life amid and away from humanitarian crisis in Pakistan is, above all, an ode to comedy, writes Sonia Nair.


International Affairs / Reviews

Flickr: Surian Soosay, Riots in Hackney

No.1018 – 20 October 2014

The Revolving Door of Juvenile Justice

Does the court system reinforce criminal identity on children? Helen Cooper discusses rehabilitation and the revolving juvenile justice system.


Articles / Children & Youth / Prisoners' Rights / Writing

(Tortured, Mehdi Jaghuri 2014)

No.1017 – 17 October 2014

Interview With Afghan-Australian Artist Mehdi Jaghuri

Right Now arts editor Samira Farah speaks with Mehdi Jaghuri, an Afghan-Australian artist who fled Hazara targeted persecution when he was a child.


Art / Asylum Seekers / Expression / International Affairs