We are one, but we are many – yet, both here and around the world, the Australian identity is one far too limited by skin colour.
Anika Basset reviews Patrisse Khan-Cullors’ memoir, When They Call You a Terrorist.
Why did the Queensland police and government use excessive force against Indigenous Australians who were protesting the Commonwealth Games?
Right Now speaks to Jean Tong: writer, director, dramaturg and all-round theatrical powerhouse in the lead up to her show’s debut at MTC this May.
Sanam Sharma considers the effect of everyday racism on the next generation.
Shireen Morris responds to the government’s rejection of the proposal for a national Indigenous representative body.
Ali MC takes us inside the Tribunal as witnesses retell the atrocities and human rights abuses suffered by the Rohingya people.
Racism, bullying and dangerous fetishisation. Vanessa Head shares a personal account of growing up Asian in Australia.
Felicity Castagna’s novel ‘No More Boats’ is a statement about Australia’s paradoxical relationship with its migrant origins
Writer and poet Alys Jackson questions the more subtle forms of racism.
Adolfo Aranjuez interrogates the pervasive but problematic essentialism of identity politics.
With the Sydney Film Festival underway, Right Now’s reviewers reflect on a selection of insightful films from the 2017 program.