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The persecution of Julian Assange is not feminist, it’s political

The persecution of Julian Assange is not feminist, it’s political

Crikey June 22, 2015 9 Comments

Julian Assange has revealed a lot that powerful governments do not want us to know. But what should be made of the rape allegations against him? PhD candidate and former UN adviser Felicity Ruby explains.

Equality does not trickle down, no matter what Girl Power feminists say

Equality does not trickle down, no matter what Girl Power feminists say

Helen Razer May 21, 2015 13 Comments

The philosophy underpinning She Leads, a new feminist conference to "inspire" women leaders, is total pants. It ignores the basic truth about inequality and supply-side economics.

Razer: being and nothingness and the Material Girl

Razer: being and nothingness and the Material Girl

Helen Razer April 21, 2015

The Material Girl's true currency has been her ability to point her coned-shaped bra at the making of meaning itself.

Razer: <em>Fifty Shades of Grey</em> is the Quarter Pounder of erotica

Razer: Fifty Shades of Grey is the Quarter Pounder of erotica

Helen Razer February 13, 2015

Disappointingly, the new film is not as terrible as everyone had hoped.

Rundle: the notorious Allen Jones, who shocked the unshockable

Rundle: the notorious Allen Jones, who shocked the unshockable

Guy Rundle January 28, 2015

Allen Jones has gone from enfant terrible of the avant-garde to a bit of a historical footnote.

Razer’s Class Warfare: get over yourselves, <em>Daily Life</em> writers, Latham not worth a petition

Razer’s Class Warfare: get over yourselves, Daily Life writers, Latham not worth a petition

Helen Razer December 11, 2014 18 Comments

Change.org petitions and a manufactured Fairfax feud only get in the way of hard-hitting analysis of the real goals of feminism.

Sisters doin’ it for themselves: a poorly catered debate

Sisters doin’ it for themselves: a poorly catered debate

Margot Saville October 29, 2014 6 Comments

When it comes to ruling the world, women have every right to be just as bad as men.

Razer’s Class Warfare: Clooney/Alamuddin name discussion is a load of wank

Razer’s Class Warfare: Clooney/Alamuddin name discussion is a load of wank

Helen Razer October 16, 2014 6 Comments

Amal Alamuddin changing her name to Clooney is not a feminist discussion. It's stupid celebrity gossip, and we need to move on.

‘Firebrand activist’ Yvonne Ridley on feminism and her imprisonment by the Taliban

‘Firebrand activist’ Yvonne Ridley on feminism and her imprisonment by the Taliban

Shakira Hussein September 29, 2014 11 Comments

So-called firebrand Muslim Yvonne Ridley turns out to be funny, down-to-earth and a staunch feminist.

Pyne and vile Kyle most outstanding sexists

Pyne and vile Kyle most outstanding sexists

Margot Saville September 25, 2014 3 Comments

The Ernie awards for Sexist Remarks are great fun -- but wouldn't it be great if there weren't enough nominees?