Right Now Radio Podcast 30/6/11

By Right Now Radio

We speak to Melanie Dye, who has recently returned from working in Tanzania with a children’s rights organisation, about her motives and experiences, and the important contributions made by Australian volunteers in protecting human rights, reducing poverty and encouraging sustainable development overseas.
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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.