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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
Helen RazerMar 6, 20144 Comments
There are plenty of horrifying accounts of individual acts of violence on Manus Island. But we need to step back from them and see what is really at fault here: policy, not people.
Helen RazerFeb 24, 201429 Comments
Trolling is not about the trolls. It's the product of increasingly histrionic communication, where everything provokes outrage. And the reasons behind Charlotte Dawson's death are much more complicated.
Helen RazerFeb 21, 2014
Boycotting is the laziest form of protest, and won't hurt Transfield as much as it will harm artists.
Helen RazerFeb 20, 20147 Comments
Stop declaring the violence in Manus Island is "not in your name" or due to Australians' antipathy, because it's really not you. It's the government and the power structures we have put in place.