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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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Razer: 'political correctness' is a lie used to inflame Millennial-boomer warfare

Razer: 'political correctness' is a lie used to inflame Millennial-boomer warfare

Helen RazerJul 27, 20173 Comments

“Political correctness” has begun to signify very little. It can now mean almost any cultural change to which one objects.

Razer: inequality IS the point

Razer: inequality IS the point

Helen RazerJul 25, 201711 Comments

Inequality has reached a crisis point in Australia, no matter your definition. The poor can't afford homes or electricity, and something has to be done.

Razer: tragedy tourism is older than selfies, so quit your outrage

Razer: tragedy tourism is older than selfies, so quit your outrage

Helen RazerJul 20, 201714 Comments

Don't lecture millenials for tragedy selfies, they are just following an age-old practice.

Helen Razer will not be silenced

Helen Razer will not be silenced

Helen RazerJul 18, 201719 Comments

Just because people say you are wrong does not mean you are right.

Razer: Uhlmann's Trump 'mic drop' was banal, an absolute fizzer

Razer: Uhlmann's Trump 'mic drop' was banal, an absolute fizzer

Helen RazerJul 13, 201740 Comments

Yes, yes. Trump is bad. This just in: water is wet; heat is hot; and urban intellectuals are very easy to poke fun at.

Memo to Sarah Hanson-Young: questioning your taxpayer-funded holiday is not oppression

Memo to Sarah Hanson-Young: questioning your taxpayer-funded holiday is not oppression

Helen RazerJul 11, 201715 Comments

Sarah Hanson-Young has bridled at the "old white men" who dare to question her taxpayer-funded trip to the Great Australian Bight. To Hanson-Young, as to many on the faux left, the political is not merely personal, it is entirely narcissistic.

Let slip the dongs of war

Let slip the dongs of war

Helen RazerJul 6, 201711 Comments

The question is not whether sex robots will encourage the objectification of women (duh), but the extent to which security agencies will exploit such technology to wage wars and expand the surveillance state.

Razer: the once-charming Gillard hops aboard the decaying bandwagon of neoliberalism

Razer: the once-charming Gillard hops aboard the decaying bandwagon of neoliberalism

Helen RazerJul 4, 201729 Comments

Julia Gillard today embraces the term that has served for some decades to artfully conceal neoliberal ideology: global.

Razer: apparently 'the world' hates Trump. Well big fucking whoop.

Razer: apparently 'the world' hates Trump. Well big fucking whoop.

Helen RazerJun 29, 20173 Comments

Bad news for the liberal media: international power relations are not formed on the basis of people’s bad feeling.

Razer: inept leaders fill the cracks in Western democracy with bullshit

Razer: inept leaders fill the cracks in Western democracy with bullshit

Helen RazerJun 27, 201710 Comments

Lately, I find it hard to resist the temptation of End Times thinking, writes Helen Razer.