March 12, 2015 8
Abbott has again decided to kick an institution many Australians strongly support -- dubious as the United Nations may be ...
March 10, 2015
Mark Latham has declared mental illness to be a largely imagined problem of the bored middle class. He is right that some socioeconomic groups are more likely to be affected, but the finer details escape him.
March 5, 2015 14
It is time to give up the Australian Dream of home ownership. Not only are houses sometimes a bad investment, but the emphasis on owning is bad for everyone.
February 26, 2015 12
The government's reaction to the Forgotten Children report is pure vaudeville -- and Gillian Triggs is the villain.
February 24, 2015
You've done nothing wrong, you say? Bollocks, says Helen Razer. George Brandis wants to throw you in jail.
February 19, 2015 13
The definition of "child pornography", like the definition of "metadata" seems very elastic. And the government's new data retention proposals will ensnare devotees of The Simpsons, not child rapists.
February 13, 2015
Disappointingly, the new film is not as terrible as everyone had hoped.
February 12, 2015 15
Despite Bolt's bile, Abbott has only one person to blame for his government's ongoing strife -- himself.
February 5, 2015 16
Don't fall for the label on the can -- no matter who's in charge, the Liberal Party's unjust equations will hurt us all.
January 29, 2015 8
Gawker suggests Rupert Murdoch may tweet while drunk. But Helen Razer thinks there may be a more poetic explanation ...