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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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Razer's Class Warfare: Lewinsky's taste of fame means lessons are not ours

Razer's Class Warfare: Lewinsky's taste of fame means lessons are not ours

Helen RazerMay 8, 20146 Comments

Monica Lewinsky is not "breaking her silence" to "take back her narrative". She is not "just like us". She is not healing, she's just cashing in. And that's fine.

Razer's Class Warfare: Crikey, the ALP is out of ideas

Razer's Class Warfare: Crikey, the ALP is out of ideas

Helen RazerMay 1, 201410 Comments

By focusing so much on the medium, the ALP has proved itself to be completely devoid of message. A "Crikey"-style newsletter won't make much difference.

Razer's Class Warfare: shut up about the <em>GoT</em> rape already

Razer's Class Warfare: shut up about the GoT rape already

Helen RazerApr 24, 2014

TV is not real. Even good TV is not real. And Game of Thrones is certainly not real. So stop yelling about the morality of a crime committed in a fictional kingdom peopled by demons.

Razer's Class Warfare: Wills, Kate will never be royals -- but they can be celebs

Razer's Class Warfare: Wills, Kate will never be royals -- but they can be celebs

Helen RazerApr 17, 201410 Comments

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in Sydney, and they will no doubt be on their blandest, most boringly dutiful behaviour. But that's not due to the dignity of their titles -- it's in opposition.

Razer's Class Warfare: skinny models don't matter, neither does fashion

Razer's Class Warfare: skinny models don't matter, neither does fashion

Helen RazerApr 10, 201416 Comments

Models are skinny. Who cares? Fashion's real victim is our rational minds, as it is patently and deliberately stupid twattery. To believe anything else is the real problem.

Cobain spoke for a generation, but we're grown-ups now

Cobain spoke for a generation, but we're grown-ups now

Helen RazerApr 3, 201412 Comments

Kurt Cobain perfectly embodied the '90s grunge and punk movement, a muffled voice of a quietly miserable generation. But his music has not aged well -- and neither have we.

Breaking news on Alain de Botton: more Martha Stewart than Bob Woodward

Breaking news on Alain de Botton: more Martha Stewart than Bob Woodward

Helen RazerMar 28, 2014

Modern philosopher and public intellectual Alain de Botton has some nuanced ideas about philosophy, but he doesn't understand the modern newsroom.

Razer's Class Warfare: reducing depression's 'stigma' is cheap, stupid policy

Razer's Class Warfare: reducing depression's 'stigma' is cheap, stupid policy

Helen RazerMar 27, 201430 Comments

Some Australians still think depression is not a disease. But who cares? Instead of trying to change their minds, let's change our policy and funding, and provide some proper treatment.

Razer's Class Warfare: March in March is only about your feelings -- but that's fine

Razer's Class Warfare: March in March is only about your feelings -- but that's fine

Helen RazerMar 20, 201418 Comments

Protests don't have to get media coverage to be successful -- if they help protesters feel like glorious revolutionaries, that's just fine.

Razer's Class Warfare: my last temptation

Razer's Class Warfare: my last temptation

Helen RazerMar 13, 20149 Comments

You can try to give up talking about feminism for Lent. But then along comes Janet Albrechtsen with a morsel too juicy to resist for this Catholic ...

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