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Are we succeeding in curbing suicide?

Are we succeeding in curbing suicide?

Bernard KeaneMay 24, 20168 Comments

We've made progress in reducing the number of young men who take their lives, but in other areas the news is not so good, new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveals.

Who are you wearing? The racism and appropriation inherent in fash-speak

Who are you wearing? The racism and appropriation inherent in fash-speak

Mel CampbellMar 15, 2016

Be wary of the word "fierce".

Razer: how a culture of 'empowerment' ruined Amy Schumer

Razer: how a culture of 'empowerment' ruined Amy Schumer

Helen RazerOct 23, 2015

Amy Schumer used to be funny. Then she met Judd Apatow, and her edge became dull.

Razer: don't blame Belle Gibson for your belief in idiotic nonsense

Razer: don't blame Belle Gibson for your belief in idiotic nonsense

Helen RazerApr 29, 2015

Everyone is angry with Belle Gibson, but nobody can be bothered destroying the natural health bullshit that formed her success.

Racial vilification or 'bulltish'? Richmond v John Burns fails to make waves

Racial vilification or 'bulltish'? Richmond v John Burns fails to make waves

Myriam RobinApr 28, 20154 Comments

How times have changed as newspapers relegate a terrorist slur allegation to the sport pages.

Keane: the old and the new of Anzac amnesia

Keane: the old and the new of Anzac amnesia

Bernard KeaneApr 24, 201537 Comments

A century on from Gallipoli, Australia remains mired in pointless imperial ventures in the Middle East and "Lest We Forget" was never more ironic.

Razer: being and nothingness and the Material Girl

Razer: being and nothingness and the Material Girl

Helen RazerApr 21, 2015

The Material Girl's true currency has been her ability to point her coned-shaped bra at the making of meaning itself.

Jeremy Clarkson and the obsolescence of middle-class white men

Jeremy Clarkson and the obsolescence of middle-class white men

Helen RazerApr 2, 201541 Comments

Jeremy Clarkson once stood to mock the middle-class English culture he represented. But now has nothing left to say beyond “Believe me, I’m very important”.

Rundle: IS' -- and capitalism's -- worst crime is the destruction of culture

Rundle: IS' -- and capitalism's -- worst crime is the destruction of culture

Guy RundleMar 13, 2015

IS' barbarism has shocked the world. But its most horrific crime has been the destruction of our common heritage. And the almighty dollar has done that even more effectively.

Not dead yet! Skywhale artist says she will fly again

Not dead yet! Skywhale artist says she will fly again

Stephen MayneMar 9, 2015

New ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr accidentally killed off Canberra's famous Skywhale last week, but the artist behind the creation explains she's not going anywhere.