*Yes it is. But in the latest episode of On The Rag, based on the podcast of the same name, Michele, Alex and Leonie go looking for all the reasons we have to be a little bit hopeful.
In this end-of-year, possibly end-of-world episode, Michele does the unthinkable on behalf of all boomers, Alex discovers the joys of op shopping, and a group of agenda-setting indigenous climate activists beam in from the COP25 climate conference in Spain.
Watch episode one of On the Rag: ‘Periods’ here
Watch episode two of On the Rag: ‘Body hair’ here
Watch episode three of On the Rag: ‘Being online’ here
Watch episode four of On the Rag: ‘Ageing’ here
Watch episode five of On the Rag: ‘Abortion’ here
Watch episode six of On the Rag: ‘Sex positivity’ here
Watch episode seven of On the Rag: ‘Safety’ here
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