January 16, 2018 21
In an era where the formally debased are redeemed by Trump's vulgarity, most of our effort goes to inventing a peaceful, prosperous past that never, ever was.
January 11, 2018 47
Oprah Winfrey is a neoliberal moraliser whose advice to the many to “visualise” their better fortune is at fundamental odds with welfare spending. She should not be president.
January 9, 2018 35
Howard was a man whose bigotry may have been truly driven by policy. Peter Dutton is perhaps a politician driven by bigotry alone, writes Helen Razer.
December 21, 2017 43
A building currently being used by the Koorie Heritage Trust is being demolished to make way for a huge Apple store. Well merry bloody Christmas.
December 19, 2017 14
There were very few signs of light in the West this year, but, in the effort to grow up, Helen Razer figured she could spot at least three.
December 14, 2017 31
The frequent claim that the ABC has been dumbed down has itself been dumbed right down. But that doesn't excuse the ABC's decline.
December 12, 2017 9
The ALP, once ruthlessly efficient, is now just plain old ruthless. And a bit of Obama-style political coaching isn't going to change that.
December 7, 2017 13
The minute you consider enjoyment unethical, you open the risk of craving it for unsound reasons.
December 5, 2017 25
I never supposed I would tire of calling people stupid, and yet ... Helen Razer reflects on the phenomenon of stupidity.
November 30, 2017 17
The “story” of media sexism has been gorging on its own self-interest for so long, what we have is a culture industry so utterly fixated on its own declining labour conditions, it rarely bothers to report on anybody else’s.