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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 struggle: who cares about Schapelle aside from journos?

Razer's class struggle: who cares about Schapelle aside from journos?

Helen RazerFeb 11, 201429 Comments

The tabloids tell us every scintillating detail about Schapelle. The broadsheets tell us the bogans who read the Murdoch press are idiots. They are both completely wrong.

Razer's class warfare: when there are not tears left

Razer's class warfare: when there are not tears left

Helen RazerFeb 6, 20144 Comments

We have become so inured to pain, violence, racism and abuse as infotainment that we can't find the compassion in our conscious minds to cry for the pain of others.

Razer's class warfare: homosexuality a dangerous Western invention

Razer's class warfare: homosexuality a dangerous Western invention

Helen RazerJan 30, 201418 Comments

Sexuality doesn't exist; it's a Western construct. The human rights framework that we should all love who we love is a solution to a Western problem -- and not a very good one.

Razer's class warfare: Aboriginal Australia needs capital, not bullshit feelings

Razer's class warfare: Aboriginal Australia needs capital, not bullshit feelings

Helen RazerJan 23, 201425 Comments

The claim that Aboriginal Australians have a "special relationship with the land" is, quite frankly, racist and extremely unhelpful. Let's make some real reparations -- cold, hard cash.

Razer's defence of Triple J: it's all in the mix, and the kids like it

Razer's defence of Triple J: it's all in the mix, and the kids like it

Helen RazerJan 17, 201444 Comments

The arguments against ABC youth station Triple J -- from people too old and too white to be making them -- are back in print. A former JJJ presenter mounts a more knowledgeable defence.

Razer's class warfare: it's the economy, stupid (or why Scorsese is a girl's blouse)

Razer's class warfare: it's the economy, stupid (or why Scorsese is a girl's blouse)

Helen RazerJan 16, 201429 Comments

When did we decide that economics and a real class struggle were too hard and we could just get by with our feely feely feelings?

Razer's class warfare: Destroy the Joint's useless crimson tide

Razer's class warfare: Destroy the Joint's useless crimson tide

Helen RazerJan 9, 201412 Comments

Sending tampons to Scott Morrison is not going to help asylum seekers, but go right ahead if it makes you feel better.

Razer's class warfare: the 10 worst protests of 2013

Razer's class warfare: the 10 worst protests of 2013

Helen RazerDec 19, 20135 Comments

Just shut up with your stupid protests against lingerie football, poor old Snoop Dogg and the liberation of brown women from their oppressors. Your protests are worse than ineffective; they're actually making things worse. Stop.

Razer's class warfare: Nelson Mandela and giving violence a chance

Razer's class warfare: Nelson Mandela and giving violence a chance

Helen RazerDec 12, 201324 Comments

Let's stop banging on about forgiveness and peace. Nelson Mandela was locked up for being a terrorist -- and sometimes armed rebellion is the only way to bring about change.

Razer’s class warfare: a diary of dissent

Razer’s class warfare: a diary of dissent

Helen RazerDec 5, 201321 Comments

Helen Razer tells you how to protest and dissent in the modern age -- without resorting to cheap anti-intellectualism and anti-privilege.

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