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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.

The charade of silence in a nation of noise

The charade of silence in a nation of noise

The dignity of private reflection has never been the case for us on Anzac Day. The silence I would like to afford the dead was shattered from the start.

Burning buildings and blind faith

Burning buildings and blind faith

A burning building is a chance for rebirth. A West entirely blind to its own insoluble faith is a chance only for death.

Fascists' tricks of deception are working on a media preoccupied with snobbery

Fascists' tricks of deception are working on a media preoccupied with snobbery

Banging on about Pauline Hanson getting words wrong and Fraser Anning being a bogan doesn't just miss the point, it feeds the flame.

Suck it and see

Suck it and see

Welcome to For Your Information. This week, Helen cleans out the bulldust about vacuum cleaners.

The subaltern speaks

The subaltern speaks

Welcome to For Your Information. Today, Helen's strident defence (and criticism) of feminism.

Going off message

Going off message

Welcome to For Your Information. Today, Helen starts the conversation about awareness raising.

Get to the PowerPoint

Get to the PowerPoint

Welcome to For Your Information. Today, Helen's presentation about PowerPoint.

If you can't kill the 'toxic' discourse, kill some weeds

If you can't kill the 'toxic' discourse, kill some weeds

This is your therapeutic guide to herbicidal conflict.

Why we should expect less from Marie Kondo

Why we should expect less from Marie Kondo

No, the cult tidying expert's method won't save you but it is a salve for a hopelessly chaotic mind.

An analytical enema on detox diets

An analytical enema on detox diets

Welcome to For Your Information. Today, Helen figures out if detox diets are a load of old milk thistle.