At the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, Sam Flynn spoke to those who write from the margins, despite the real and violent repercussions they face for doing so.
Here are the top stories of 2017, as voted by the Right Now team!
Sanam Sharma considers the effect of everyday racism on the next generation.
This creative work argues that it’s time to change the violence of offshore detention.
Indigenous voices from across the globe hit Sydney’s screens in the 2017 WINDA Film Festival. We review two films from the program that will make you think.
Amal Awad’s book, Beyond Veiled Clichés, invites the wider community to listen to, and connect with, the voices of Arab women.
Writer John Bartlett asks if different decisions could lead to a more hopeful world.
Shireen Morris responds to the government’s rejection of the proposal for a national Indigenous representative body.
Writer Kelly Walker considers the impact of the same sex marriage plebiscite on the daily life of families.
How her work in advocacy shaped her debut novel; how to combat slippery political rhetoric; and the hazards of the word ‘refugee’.
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.