Noted barrister and human rights advocate Julian Burnside calls for a fairer legal system in his latest book, Watching Out: Reflections on Justice and Injustice.
Felicity Castagna’s novel ‘No More Boats’ is a statement about Australia’s paradoxical relationship with its migrant origins
We review five thought-provoking films from the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival that provide insight and commentary on human rights issues.
Samaya Borom reviews Ways of Being Here, a collection of stories by African-Australian writers residing in Western Australia.
Mark Isaacs’ new book addresses the key issues surrounding transparency and accountability following the July 2013 riot at Nauru’s offshore immigration detention centre.
Stan Grant argues for a broader definition of Indigenous identity in his Quarterly Essay, The Australian Dream: Blood, History and Becoming.
With the Sydney Film Festival underway, Right Now’s reviewers reflect on a selection of insightful films from the 2017 program.
Elders from the Koorie community discuss their lives, families and experiences in the Koorie Heritage Trust exhibition, Listen to Your Elders.
Right Now’s Jessica Pearce reviews Happyland, a documentary and exhibition of Australian street artist Kaff-eine’s work in Baseco and Happyland, Philippines.
A discussion on the history of videogames, their role in contemporary society, and what equal representation and equal opportunity in the gaming industry looks like.
Human Rights Arts & Film Festival 2017 presents an inspiring and insightful line up of stories that matter. We review our top 9 film picks from the program.
An accessible and vital account of how the extreme ideology of Salafi jihadism branched off from the peace and acceptance teachings of Islam.