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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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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.

Some people just can't reach: give up on Pauline and her ilk

Some people just can't reach: give up on Pauline and her ilk

Helen RazerJul 7, 201616 Comments

Should we engage with One Nation supporters and try to reason them over to our cause? We should not -- let 'em go.

Razer: the EU itself, not a ‘racist’ underclass, will cause Europe’s downfall

Razer: the EU itself, not a ‘racist’ underclass, will cause Europe’s downfall

Helen RazerJun 30, 201612 Comments

The European Union is an unelected troika and has improved the lives of only select Europeans, especially Germans.

Care about asylum seekers or climate change? Don't vote Greens

Care about asylum seekers or climate change? Don't vote Greens

Helen RazerJun 23, 201648 Comments

Razer responds to her critics.

Violent homophobia is a disease, but ‘love’ is no prophylactic

Violent homophobia is a disease, but ‘love’ is no prophylactic

Helen RazerJun 16, 201617 Comments

You can’t make people love and you can’t meaningfully legislate for its absence.

The <em>Oz</em> is right, political correctness has gone mad (as has apolitical correctness)

The Oz is right, political correctness has gone mad (as has apolitical correctness)

Helen RazerJun 9, 20167 Comments

The Australian is right about the left, and I hate saying that.

Razer: why I quit the Big Issue

Razer: why I quit the Big Issue

Helen RazerJun 7, 20168 Comments

Vendors have always been at the heart of The Big Issue, but the board has recently taken a new tack.

No analogies for you: why Lyle Shelton needs to quit comparing Safe Schools to Nazism

No analogies for you: why Lyle Shelton needs to quit comparing Safe Schools to Nazism

Helen RazerJun 2, 201611 Comments

There are instances when analytical comparisons to Nazism may be useful. Safe Schools and gay marriage do not qualify.

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