In one of the opening scenes of Capharnaüm (2018), a boy in a striped prison uniform enters a crowded courtroom. Zain (Zain al-Rafeea) is already a celebrity of sorts, a child who brings a lawsuit against his own parents with the encouragement of a current affairs TV show. He has no birth certificate and no […]
Since 1991, people seeking asylum have been ineligible for any form of social security, instead they have made do with the little assistance they get under a constantly changing policy-based approach. In a new round of cuts within this policy, vast numbers of people seeking asylum will be at risk of avoidable destitution and homelessness.
Sports drama meets police procedural in a gripping exposé into a Sudanese community in the Western suburbs of Melbourne.
Metiria Turei made welfare system reform a part of the conversation during the NZ election. Since her resignation, We Are Beneficiaries has continued that conversation, revealing the cruelty and judgment behind New Zealand’s social welfare system.
A glimpse of life in the small fishing village of Gurunagar, Sri Lanka as it does its best to rise from the ashes left by the civil war.
Right Now’s Jessica Pearce reviews Happyland, a documentary and exhibition of Australian street artist Kaff-eine’s work in Baseco and Happyland, Philippines.
Fatima Measham takes a look at how the 2017 federal budget may worsen inequality in Australia.
We like to pay cheap prices at the supermarket, but do we care how our fresh produce got there?
To avoid toxic populism Australia, the false perception that “there isn’t enough to go around” needs to be challenged.
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.
A Malaysian fishing village with historic Portuguese ties is put at risk by the construction of luxury apartments, hotels and resorts.