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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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This is how the world (and the ABC) ends ...

This is how the world (and the ABC) ends ...

Helen RazerDec 1, 201623 Comments

Not with a bang, but with an axed science program.

What do the IPA, Yanis Varoufakis and Katniss Everdeen have in common?

What do the IPA, Yanis Varoufakis and Katniss Everdeen have in common?

Helen RazerNov 29, 201626 Comments

They'd all much prefer to live in a world with a Universal Basic Income safety net.

Sexism is frustrating, but so is the idiotic debate about gender ‘equality’ at Triple J

Sexism is frustrating, but so is the idiotic debate about gender ‘equality’ at Triple J

Helen RazerNov 24, 20164 Comments

There’s one Triple J-related question that sends Helen Razer spare: what was it like to be a woman on the radio?

The problem with <em>Hamilton</em> isn't Mike Pence, it's that it is racist, whitewashing trash

The problem with Hamilton isn't Mike Pence, it's that it is racist, whitewashing trash

Helen RazerNov 22, 201613 Comments

If it is not OK to normalise hatred, and of course it is not, then Hamilton is not OK. Mike Pence is the least of the musical's problems.

Imagine there’s no heaven ... if you want to be an idiot and waste your time

Imagine there’s no heaven ... if you want to be an idiot and waste your time

Helen RazerNov 17, 201627 Comments

Questions abound when it comes to improving the world. Unfortunately, John Lennon has none of the answers.

Usury suspects: media gumshoes have fingered five main culprits for Trump’s win

Usury suspects: media gumshoes have fingered five main culprits for Trump’s win

Helen RazerNov 15, 201654 Comments

Let’s look briefly at the primary causes named for Clinton's defeat, and see if we can’t agree that the ascension of Donald Trump to President has multiple causes.

Clinton’s concession speech will be long remembered, but it was too little, too late

Clinton’s concession speech will be long remembered, but it was too little, too late

Helen RazerNov 10, 201613 Comments

If only Clinton had've found that convincing passion, that message, sooner.

Western feminism is dead, and Clinton's victory will be its wake

Western feminism is dead, and Clinton's victory will be its wake

Helen RazerNov 8, 20164 Comments

No amount of femmo zingers or rainbow pantsuits can resuscitate feminism.

Actually, Waleed Aly, the political right and left do exist

Actually, Waleed Aly, the political right and left do exist

Helen RazerNov 3, 201622 Comments

Yes, things have gone topsy-turvy. That does not mean we throw out the entire political dictionary.

Pauline Hanson mutates into a perversely relatable Halloween horror on Cup day

Pauline Hanson mutates into a perversely relatable Halloween horror on Cup day

Helen RazerNov 1, 201620 Comments

As much as I’d like to believe I have even less in common with that banshee than I do with the patrons of the Melbourne Cup, I concede Hanson's confusion is also mine, writes Helen Razer.

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