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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: Apple a cruel industrialist in Hillsong Jesus clothing

Razer's Class Warfare: Apple a cruel industrialist in Hillsong Jesus clothing

Helen RazerSep 11, 201410 Comments

The emotional incontinence of idiot tech journalists as they fetishise graven images (read: iPhones and Apple Watches) glorifies a god (read: cult leader) that is not as benevolent as it seems.

Razer: Big Brother in the post-stupid age

Razer: Big Brother in the post-stupid age

Helen RazerSep 9, 2014

Some wankers (OK, Helen Razer) used to wax lyrical about the panopticon, Foucault, Big Brother. But 11 seasons in, does any of it matter (or not matter) anymore?

Razer's Class Warfare: Abbott govt helping at least one area of the arts

Razer's Class Warfare: Abbott govt helping at least one area of the arts

Helen RazerSep 4, 2014

The Abbott government has promised to "cut red tape", and while most of its decisions have been ludicrous, one stands out as actual good policy ...

Razer's Class Warfare: have the Emmys presaged an end to delightful bad taste?

Razer's Class Warfare: have the Emmys presaged an end to delightful bad taste?

Helen RazerAug 28, 20141 Comment

Bourgeois pretensions to the Good Taste of an imagined ruling class have all but erased chicken tikka spray tans and Gabi Grecko bustiers. You could argue that's a good thing. Except it definitely isn't.

Razer's Class Warfare: we hide their dead -- and ours -- in a war we have no stomach for

Razer's Class Warfare: we hide their dead -- and ours -- in a war we have no stomach for

Helen RazerAug 21, 20144 Comments

Islamic State militants have released a video of the murder of American journalist James Foley, while American drones slaughter children in secret. Who is the barbarian here?

Razer's Class Warfare: oh, those crazy cave ladies and their crazy PMS

Razer's Class Warfare: oh, those crazy cave ladies and their crazy PMS

Helen RazerAug 14, 20149 Comments

Since Hippocrates first made observations about the wandering womb, studies have sought to separate the myth of menses from verifiable fact.

Razer's Class Warfare: give Women Against Feminism a chance

Razer's Class Warfare: give Women Against Feminism a chance

Helen RazerAug 7, 201414 Comments

Young women no longer see feminism as a social justice movement of value -- and who can blame them?

Razer's Class Warfare: this week in atheist fundamentalist idiocy

Razer's Class Warfare: this week in atheist fundamentalist idiocy

Helen RazerJul 31, 201434 Comments

Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris are beating us over the head with blunt and meaningless references -- it's been a bad week in atheism.

Razer's Class Warfare: tweeting pictures of dead Palestinian babies helps no one but you

Helen RazerJul 24, 201442 Comments

In an age of spectacular oversupply of both images and political perspectives, gore has lost its value. Sharing graphic images from the Gaza conflict turns private moments of death and grief into horror pornography.

Razer's Class Warfare: stop saying Ian Thorpe 'matters'

Razer's Class Warfare: stop saying Ian Thorpe 'matters'

Helen RazerJul 17, 20148 Comments

We assign the value of meaning to everything, thereby making it valueless. We want to believe that solutions are before us, but they aren't, and just by declaring and debating whether something matters, we make sure it doesn't.