Tune in to Right Now Radio’s first ever podcast on Triple R! We look at the High Court’s recent consideration of the indefinite detention of asylum seekers who are subjected to adverse ASIO assessments; Evelyn Tadros gives her hot tips on what to see at the Melbourne Festival; and we speak with our human rights hero Graeme Innes, Australia’s Disability Discrimination Commissioner.
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.
The book A Secret Australia Revealed by the Wikileaks Exposés, edited by Felicity Ruby and Peter Cronau, was released at the time where Julian Assange, creator of Wikileaks, was awaiting his extradition trial to the United States for the publication of classified and sensitive information relating to the War on Terror.