Joe Patterson’s journey to Vietnam summons up a country still marked with the ravages of war, as told through the stories of Australian veterans who now call the place home.
Anna Arstein-Kerslake and Claire Spivakovsky discuss the draft Terms of Reference recently released by the Disability Royal Commission, and whether it will address the issues of violence experienced by persons with disabilities.
Kate Wild explores the horrific and questionable events of one day in Armidale, New South Wales.
Poet Andy Jackson writes about bodily difference and in his latest collection he explores Marfan Syndrome through a series of portraits.
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.