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Helen Razer — Writer and Broadcaster

Helen Razer

Writer and Broadcaster

Helen Razer is a writer whose work appears in The Saturday Paper, Daily Review, SBS Online and Frankie. She has previously worked as a columnist for The Age and The Australian and as a broadcaster for ABC radio.

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Media elite’s free speech obsession a self-serving wank fest

Helen RazerAug 25, 201623 Comments

The current infatuation with free speech has very little to do with political belief, and everything to do with protecting the interests of the knowledge class.

Clinton isn’t just ‘one of the girls’ – powerful women do not feel your pain

Clinton isn’t just ‘one of the girls’ – powerful women do not feel your pain

Helen RazerAug 23, 201613 Comments

Powerful women appropriate the rhetoric of liberal feminism to further their own destructive agendas.

Abramovic offers up authentically racist thoughts. Just like you asked her to

Abramovic offers up authentically racist thoughts. Just like you asked her to

Helen RazerAug 18, 20168 Comments

The kind of plain-spoken candour we demand from our public figures is not without its pitfalls.

Read herring: 18C a distraction endorsed by ‘lazy’ Fairfax op-eds

Read herring: 18C a distraction endorsed by ‘lazy’ Fairfax op-eds

Helen RazerAug 16, 20167 Comments

The stark vanity of Leyonhjelm or the populist irrationalism of Hanson should not be topics for analysis.

There is a great hunger for Trump's vulgar speech, and for good reason

There is a great hunger for Trump's vulgar speech, and for good reason

Helen RazerAug 11, 20169 Comments

There are those, myself included, who have come to find a tolerant newspeak intolerable -- in my case, not for the future of equality it claims to herald but for the present of inequality it seeks to mask.

Melbourne SkyRail NIMBYs completely miss the point

Melbourne SkyRail NIMBYs completely miss the point

Helen RazerAug 9, 20167 Comments

Not all NIMBYism is economic selfishness; some of it is just boneheaded ignorance.

Karl Marx v PJ O'Rourke: ideological death match

Karl Marx v PJ O'Rourke: ideological death match

Helen RazerAug 4, 201618 Comments

PJ O'Rourke was never much of an intellectual. Now, he's not much of anything.

Michelle Obama's convention speech pointless drivel

Michelle Obama's convention speech pointless drivel

Helen RazerJul 28, 201625 Comments

Michelle Obama spoke of role models and symbols, while Americans fall deeper into poverty.

Melania Trump, the Slovenian philosopher and political plagiarism

Melania Trump, the Slovenian philosopher and political plagiarism

Helen RazerJul 21, 20168 Comments

Has Melania Trump ever met Marxist philosopher Slavoj Zizek? It would explain some things.

Viva la revolucion! There's life in left-wing politics yet

Viva la revolucion! There's life in left-wing politics yet

Helen RazerJul 14, 20168 Comments

We are not all, in fact, centrists. And people like Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn have reignited a left-wing fire.

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