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Archive | January, 2014

Award-winning filmmaker John Pilger on Utopia

When you think Utopia, you think of a pristine, untainted world. However, in his new documentary about Australia, award-winning filmmaker John Pilger reveals our nations tainted history and a place long at the centre of indigenous identity called Utopia that’s now is a fraction of its former self. John Pilger joined Morning Magazine presenter Rewi […]

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Dr Theresa Petray on self-determination in Indigenous education

Dr Theresa Petray works at James Cook University in Townsville in the disciplines of sociology and anthropology. Her work focuses on social movements and activism – in particular, Aboriginal activism. This interview covers some of the issues explored in Petray’s article ‘Punishing Truancy is not the Answer in Indigenous Communities‘, where she argues for self-determination […]

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Activism and human rights in China

This interview with a young activist currently living in China covers a range of important issues relating to activism and human rights in China, including: the state repression of social movements, human rights abuses in China and the reaction from the West, and how people in the West can take action on behalf of Chinese […]

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