Antony Loewenstein and the “Gist of It” – The Thursday Podcast

By Right Now Radio
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For the September episode of Right Now Radio, we speak with Antony Loewenstein about his recent book “Profits of Doom” and vulture capitalism. Evelyn checks out the latest human rights projects and events around town. We launch a brand new segment, the “Gist of It”.

And, as usual, all the latest from the Right Now website and human rights news in Australia.

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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.