Compassionate Bastard – The Thursday Podcast

By Right Now Radio
Photo of Villawood protestors on roof of detention centre

In this podcast from the Right Now Radio vault, we talk to Peter Mitchell, former Department of Immigration employee and manager of the Villawood detention centre about his new book Compassionate Bastard.

Listen to the podcast with Peter Mitchell, author of Compassionate Bastard.



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.