The Gist of It – Sarah Joseph explains the ICCPR

By Right Now Radio

Right Now Radio’s new segment The Gist of It takes a complex issue and has someone who really knows what they’re talking about explain it, in two minutes. Just enough information that we can understand the gist of it.

Hugh Crosthwaite chats to the team about the new segment, and how it began.

And this month, Professor Sarah Joseph from the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law explains the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.


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.