The Key of Sea – The Thursday Podcast

By Right Now Radio

Evelyn Tadros also speaks with Romani Benjamin, one of the people behind Key of Sea albums, which features beautiful collaborations between a high profiled Australian musician and an extraordinarily talented musician who has brought their cultural heritage from across the sea, escaping war, hardship or persecution.  Awaz, a Kurdish musician from Turkey, who features on the recently released Volume 2 album with Sophia Brous, speaks about the human rights issues faced by Kurds in Turkey and also plays a tune for us live on his balama.

Listen to the interview here.

For your chance to win a free copy of Key of Sea 2, listen to the interview for Ev’s instructions on how to enter.

To listen to the whole podcast, featuring Kon Karapanagiotidis, founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, click here.


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.