Exclusive interview with the Executive Director of Human Rights Watch – The Thursday Podcast

By Right Now Radio
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On this month’s Right Now Radio podcast, we speak with John Tobin about the new National Children’s Commissioner’s commencement, as well as feature an exclusive interview with the world’s pre-eminent human rights lawyer, Kenneth Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch. As usual, Rach and Ben cach up on the latest human rights news and take a look at what’s happening on the Right Now website.

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For previous podcasts, head to RRR’s site.



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.