Green Left Show #10: Stop Black deaths in custody

May 7, 2021

The latest Green Left Show focuses on the campaign to stop Black deaths in custody, in particular the significance of the 30th anniversary of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (on April 15).

Guests on this show are Amanda Porter (academic activist of Aboriginal (Brinja Yuin) and settler (Greek, English) descent) and Helen Corbett (co-founder and chairperson of the former National Committee to Defend Black Rights in Australia).

Topics covered in this episode include: [3:58] Amanda Porter on recommendations not implemented [12:53] context in which the Royal Commission took place; [17:06] Was the Royal Commission worth it?; [18:23] Amanda Porter on was the Commission worth it?; [23:04] On "Justice Reinvestment"; [27:02] On prison abolition.