With the Sydney Film Festival underway, Right Now’s reviewers reflect on a selection of insightful films from the 2017 program.
Ken Loach’s new film I, Daniel Blake reminds us that the so-called bludgers, cheaters and leaners of this world have their own stories that are worthy of our attention.
Right Now columnist Adolfo Aranjuez discusses the limitations of identity-based labels as bases for discourse on oppression and disadvantage.
Sam Ryan reviews ‘Siblings’ by Kate Strohm.
Adolfo Aranjuez interrogates the notion of privilege and explains why “equality” and “discrimination” are more complex than you think.
Ben and Ev are joined by guest host, Jess Richter from the RMIT Centre for Innovative Justice, and Christina Ryan to talk about the over-incarceration of those with an ABI. And for International Women’s Day, they touch on the unique challenges that women with a disability face.
If the NDIS is to truly make a difference in terms of the rights of people with disabilities, it will need to go beyond care services, writes Helen Dickinson.
Right Now’s reviewers have outlined their favourite films showing at this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF).
Forced sterilisation is the State’s way of discriminating against and controlling the fertility of the most vulnerable the world over; namely, marginalised women.
In October, Right Now explored the relationship between human rights and identity. Read our October issue here.
Born with multiple deformities, Robert Hoge’s life story, documented in his memoir Ugly, is anything but, writes Maya Borom.