100 Years of Feminism, How Far Have We Come? – The Thursday Podcast

By Right Now Radio
Picture of graffiti that says "I Heart Feminism"

This piece is part of our September focus on Women’s Rights. See all of this month’s articles here.

In this podcast from the Right Now Radio vault, on the centenary of International Women’s Day, Right Now Radio spoke with lawyer and feminist trailblazer, Ariel Couchman, and Feminist Futures Co-Convenor, Alexia Staker, about their personal reflections on the evolution of the women’s rights movement: how far we’ve come and what challenges remain.

Listen to this podcast here (28mins).


Review – Renewal: Five Paths to a Fairer Australia

By Georgia Cerni

Sophie Cousins’ book Renewal: Five Paths to a Fairer Australia is, in many respects, a proposal. For Cousins, the COVID-19 pandemic has provided Australians with an opportunity to reconsider the ways our society currently functions. Cousins aptly makes her case – while in some ways the pandemic reinforced burgeoning inequalities, it also presented us the chance to apply collectivist values to solve systemic problems.