January 17, 2014 45
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.
January 16, 2014 30
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?
January 9, 2014 14
Sending tampons to Scott Morrison is not going to help asylum seekers, but go right ahead if it makes you feel better.
December 19, 2013 6
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.
December 12, 2013 25
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.
December 5, 2013 22
Helen Razer tells you how to protest and dissent in the modern age -- without resorting to cheap anti-intellectualism and anti-privilege.
November 28, 2013 39
Social protest has dwindled in recent centuries to become a mild affair of noting each passing Awareness day and perhaps donning a ribbon. Helen Razer yearns for the good old days of radicalism and, well, mass theft.
October 30, 2013 20
Railing against the patriarchy while spending your pay cheque on lipstick is not feminism. It's boring. Please, Annabel Crabb, tell us more about central banking.
August 26, 2013 9
Stop getting distracted about how Chelsea Manning wants to live as a woman. She is a hero, a prisoner and a truth-teller -- and her gender should not become the story.
July 26, 2013 39
How normal is Kate? So normal. And Willy is such a normal dad. And George will be normalised, too. These new-age royals are all so normal. Or so the narrative goes.