For Claudia, the discourse surrounding the murder of George Floyd was hard to stomach. The responses of white Australian media pundits were nauseating, and the social media takes from well-meaning acquaintances left her feeling all the more alienated. In this extended episode of All The Best she explores global Black Solidarity and compares ongoing Bla(c)k Civil Rights movements in the USA and Australia.
Ever wished you could climb inside someone else’s head? To understand them better? Or to escape?
People respond to our pandemic-imposed retreat online by designing and curating their own digital dwellings.
We could all use a hug right about now.
Dave finds himself with no choice but to trust a group of strangers to keep him alive. Esther tries to buy a dog online, and it all goes wrong.
A former nurse, who witnessed discrimination against HIV patients, contracts the disease and begins experiencing discrimination herself. And a science journalist becomes the subject of her own bushfire reporting.
Stories of uncovering ancestry.
Stories about connecting with friends and family from a distance — by sharing music, memories and ramen.
Stories of people reaching in, to find the right words, and reaching out, to start a difficult conversation.