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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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WikiLeaks does good work. It's not Assange who's gone off the deep end, it's us

WikiLeaks does good work. It's not Assange who's gone off the deep end, it's us

Helen RazerOct 27, 201625 Comments

So, you think Assange is a prick? Well tough shit. History-making rebels aren't meant to be sweethearts.

Razer: vale Leslie Nassar, engineering genius and champion shit-stirrer

Razer: vale Leslie Nassar, engineering genius and champion shit-stirrer

Helen RazerOct 24, 20166 Comments

He was not only a man whose satire got rare and real runs on the board, but who also believed that when you loved your family fiercely, nothing else seemed to matter that much. Helen Razer remembers Leslie Nassar.

Clinton or Trump, the political is personal

Clinton or Trump, the political is personal

Helen RazerOct 20, 20164 Comments

Who cares whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump are good people? All that matters is policy. And there has been sweet FA of that.

The enemy isn’t smashed avocado, but it also isn’t the baby boomer generation

The enemy isn’t smashed avocado, but it also isn’t the baby boomer generation

Helen RazerOct 18, 20163 Comments

It's not brunch. It's not coffee. It's neither old people nor asylum seekers who have landed us in this rot.

It's not easy to love Putin, but Clinton is no better

It's not easy to love Putin, but Clinton is no better

Helen RazerOct 13, 201611 Comments

Yes, believe it or not, Western states and their leaders are, at times, “just as bad” and just as propagandist as Russia.

Razer: Trump, Clinton go to war exploiting abused women

Razer: Trump, Clinton go to war exploiting abused women

Helen RazerOct 11, 201614 Comments

Women are a territory over which wars and other contests are regularly fought.

Screw the budgie nine, and News Corp too

Screw the budgie nine, and News Corp too

Helen RazerOct 6, 201619 Comments

Any Western person of means who plots to synchronously strip down to his scanties at a public event in a conservative nation has hope of hostile attention.

Strong, silenced type: in censoring bigots, Twitter has only amplified their hate

Strong, silenced type: in censoring bigots, Twitter has only amplified their hate

Helen RazerOct 4, 20166 Comments

If the genuine hope is to end racism, sexism, homophobia and all their unfortunate cousins, then Twitter et al have got it arse-backwards.

Razer: Trump's Playboy vid is peak camp, which is all we have left

Razer: Trump's Playboy vid is peak camp, which is all we have left

Helen RazerOct 3, 2016

Donald Trump appeared in a Playboy video, but that does not mean Clinton would be a better president.

Cut Theroux: we don’t need foreign celebrities to teach us about Australian issues

Cut Theroux: we don’t need foreign celebrities to teach us about Australian issues

Helen RazerSep 29, 20166 Comments

We shouldn’t need esteemed foreigners to tell us, for example, that Aboriginal people have been screwed over by our government and society for centuries.

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