Our three most-read stories this year encapsulate the adage ‘the personal is political,’ exploring wider issues in the world through lived experiences. Look out for these writers in 2021.
Chip Jones’ new book is a brilliantly researched exploration of a facet of the racial inequality that has long plagued the medical profession.
This sidelining of human rights makes it easier to subordinate human rights as less important than economic interests, writes Lee Carnie.
Simon Katterl takes us inside a public mental health hospital where it’s a daily battle for power and control.
“Who is that child not dancing like the other cats?” one of the other parents asked. Katy’s mother was stuck between embarrassment and intense pride. This is a story of courage, perseverance and overcoming adversity. Katy Barnett is a Professor at Melbourne Law School with extensive publications in private law and remedies law.
There is no manual for how to practice criminal law, or how to manage the day-to-day stresses, how to manage your clients, their family, or their friends.
To stop the spread of COVID-19 and to save lives, we need to responsibly release people from prisons.
Delays in medical treatment lead to avoidable suffering for those in Australia’s immigration detention system.
The history of epidemics in Sydney uncovers a pattern of scapegoating poor and racially stigmatised populations.
Nick Cook’s new book is the incredible story of communities taking action and fighting back. Amidst the dark years of an epidemic, marginalised communities rallied to protect their own, forming organisations to give themselves a voice.
The story of a terrifying period in modern history, 5B chronicles how one ward became a standard of genuine human care in a realm of fear mongering and paranoia.