Right Now Radio Podcast 25/8/11

By Right Now Radio

This week we explore the history of the death penalty in Australia and effecting Australians. This is the first in a series of programmes focussing on the impending death sentence of two young Australians, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, members of the so-called ‘Bali Nine’. It features a recent speech by seasoned anti-death penalty campaigner, Barry Jones.

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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.