Right Now Radio Podcast 28/7/11

By Right Now Radio

Emily Howie speaks to Les Malezer – longtime Aboriginal rights advocate and now the first elected chair of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples – about current issues facing Aboriginal people, the role and aims of the National Congress in relation to human rights and Les’ vision for the future.

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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.