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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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Pampered ideologues mislead us on 'stigma' and mental health

Pampered ideologues mislead us on 'stigma' and mental health

Helen RazerMar 23, 201723 Comments

Australia is overrun with old blokes who have no plans to address the escalating pain of real survival.

When did the batshit right start to sound so left wing (and vice versa)?

When did the batshit right start to sound so left wing (and vice versa)?

Helen RazerMar 21, 20178 Comments

Who knows? Next week, Peter Dutton may claim, like the execrable Steve Bannon, that he is a Leninist, writes Helen Razer.

Razer: oh dear God, I might actually have to vote for the Greens now

Razer: oh dear God, I might actually have to vote for the Greens now

Helen RazerMar 16, 201746 Comments

Helen Razer has been left pleasantly stupefied by Greens leader Richard Di Natale's speech to the National Press Club yesterday.

Boycott Coopers all you want, it won't end homophobia

Boycott Coopers all you want, it won't end homophobia

Helen RazerMar 14, 201729 Comments

People mean well when they boycott commodities with a visible trace of exploitation. Yet, they allow other commodities to remain perfectly mystified.

Razer: International Women's Day 2017 thawed my cold, dead heart

Razer: International Women's Day 2017 thawed my cold, dead heart

Helen RazerMar 9, 20172 Comments

Yesterday, we witnessed a return to old forms of feminist solidarity, and that's got Helen Razer giddy.

Breast interest: how Emma Watson's nude boobs hijacked public debate

Breast interest: how Emma Watson's nude boobs hijacked public debate

Helen RazerMar 7, 20177 Comments

Mainstream press will spend an entire day assessing Watson’s ability to do nothing, but spend no time at all interrogating Bill Gates' or Elon Musk's mad theories.

You, yes YOU, own the NBN, so demand a higher goddamn standard

You, yes YOU, own the NBN, so demand a higher goddamn standard

Helen RazerMar 2, 201732 Comments

The national broadband network does not belong to millionaire bureaucrats or Liberal MPs. It belongs to you, the taxpayer, and you have the right to demand better.

Sick of listening to rich, white feminists gripe? Then improve workers' conditions.

Sick of listening to rich, white feminists gripe? Then improve workers' conditions.

Helen RazerFeb 28, 201719 Comments

I did laugh when I saw that the Australian writer, and corporate consultant, Kasey Edwards was the latest to write for Fairfax that she doesn’t trust men with the temporary care of her children, writes Helen Razer.

ATTN: centrist ‘progressives’. Not everyone thinks the way you do. Deal with it.

ATTN: centrist ‘progressives’. Not everyone thinks the way you do. Deal with it.

Helen RazerFeb 23, 201746 Comments

Does it really need to be said that Western voters are turning their backs on the centre? Apparently, yes, it does.

The problem is not that men don't want women to work. The problem is there are no damn jobs.

The problem is not that men don't want women to work. The problem is there are no damn jobs.

Helen RazerFeb 21, 20173 Comments

Naked sexism popped up this week in the personage of James C. Green, who says women should stay home because men earn more anyway. But the real problem, of course, is that there are no jobs.

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