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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: 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 ...

Razer's Class Warfare: death the inevitable result of our asylum seeker policy

Razer's Class Warfare: death the inevitable result of our asylum seeker policy

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.

Hyperbolic outrage and trolling to quieten the constant assault

Hyperbolic outrage and trolling to quieten the constant assault

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.

Biennale boycott won't help anything except your feelings

Biennale boycott won't help anything except your feelings

Helen RazerFeb 21, 2014

Boycotting is the laziest form of protest, and won't hurt Transfield as much as it will harm artists.

Razer's class warfare: people are terrible, but blame those in power

Razer's class warfare: people are terrible, but blame those in power

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.

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