A lot of people may be questioning whether protests are the best way to apply pressure. The answer is that we haven’t yet found a better way.
MIFF 68 1/2, 2020’s online version of the festival, is streaming across Australia from 6-23 of August. MIFF is bringing to the country another round of captivating and inspiring films and our writers discuss four of Right Now’s top picks.
The history of epidemics in Sydney uncovers a pattern of scapegoating poor and racially stigmatised populations.
Jeanine Hourani reveals why it takes a story to displace a story.
Geoffrey Robertson’s latest returns our attention to one of the most important arguments within the world of art and culture: who owns objects of the past?
Nick Cook’s new book is the incredible story of communities taking action and fighting back. Amidst the dark years of an epidemic, marginalised communities rallied to protect their own, forming organisations to give themselves a voice.
How does one person make a difference? Samantha Power’s memoir shows how she balanced her activist nature with her work as presidential Cabinet official, along with the challenges she faced in developing her own idealism.
Natalie D-Napoleon’s poem is from a body of work that explores motherhood, from both a political and personal perspective, and the silencing of women’s voices.
Through the eyes of five remarkable women, Clare Wright explores the battle for women’s votes. Wright reestablishes these forgotten suffragettes and ensures that history will remember their inspiring example.
The Museum of Inherited Memories exhibits artistic interpretations of the shifting shapes of memories over time.
Equal parts funny, empowering and moving, Lindy West’s book of essays The Witches Are Coming focuses on feminism and protest, asking us not to despair, but to be empowered and to act.