During Senate estimates in October last year, the Australian government dug further into the deep and dark moral abyss in which it is stuck in relation to the existential threat posed by nuclear weapons. In questioning by Tasmanian Labor Senator Lisa Singh, DFAT Assistant Secretary Richard Sadleir sought to explain the circumstances in which under […]
Government policy increasingly defines the limits of the right to privacy, excluding marginalised socio-economic groups from its protection.
Adolfo Aranjuez interrogates the pervasive but problematic essentialism of identity politics.
A discussion on the history of videogames, their role in contemporary society, and what equal representation and equal opportunity in the gaming industry looks like.
It is easier than ever before for a private individual to purchase and operate a drone. What does this mean for our privacy rights? Matthew Albert and Dale Straughen explain.
What’s the difference between bearing witness to an atrocity and being a voyeur?
In spite of its potential for learning and education, internet access in Australian correctional facilities is overwhelmingly limited and variable across Australian states. Madolyn Smith explains why.
Nadia Wu considers whether tougher laws are needed to combat the pervasive and insidious phenomenon of cyberbullying.
The latest Right Now Radio podcast features NFAW’s Marie Coleman and NACCHO’s Justin Mohammed on federal budget impacts, and the HRLC’s Emily Howie on Australia’s role in US drone strikes
In this late addition to Right Now’s February edition, Technology and Human Rights, Isabella Royce sets out (in three dimensions) everything you ever needed to know about rights and 3D printing.
Hsin-Yi Lo explains why online activism cannot replace wider participation, engagement with the public and sacrifice to bring about social and political change.