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Razer’s Class Warfare: like Emma Watson, downvote Lambie, and make yourself feel better

Razer’s Class Warfare: like Emma Watson, downvote Lambie, and make yourself feel better

Helen Razer September 25, 2014 31 Comments

Yes, Jacqui Lambie made a dick of herself. But spilling thousands of pixels on the matter is helping precisely no one.

Razer’s Class Warfare: give Women Against Feminism a chance

Razer’s Class Warfare: give Women Against Feminism a chance

Helen Razer August 7, 2014 14 Comments

Young women no longer see feminism as a social justice movement of value -- and who can blame them?

‘Political feminists’ and compulsory voting on Mark Latham’s hit list

Myriam Robin August 1, 2014 14 Comments

"There is no policy oomph from feminist dogma," Mark Latham told the audience at his book launch last night, saying that political feminism was out of touch with mainstream Australian concerns.

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: ugly little liars edition

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: ugly little liars edition

Jane Caro May 21, 2014 10 Comments

Surprise! The budget is not only cruel and horrific, it's worse than you'd thought. The Coalition has broken so very many of its election promises, just to stick the boot into the poor, sick and old.

We already know how to stop domestic violence: close the inequity gap

We already know how to stop domestic violence: close the inequity gap

Crikey May 7, 2014 5 Comments

Domestic violence has been described as an "epidemic" in Australian society. But freelance writer Bec Zajac says the key to ending violence against women has been well known for some time.

Razer’s Class Warfare: my last temptation

Razer’s Class Warfare: my last temptation

Helen Razer March 13, 2014 9 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 ...

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: vale Mandela … the real Sydney … invisible girl …

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: vale Mandela … the real Sydney … invisible girl …

Jane Caro December 11, 2013 5 Comments

The death of Nelson Mandela this week reminded us of how far we have come. But there is still much work to be done. Our proudly Sydney-based writer reviews the week ...

Caro’s Flotsam & Jetsam: Gonski … income equality … spy tales …

Caro’s Flotsam & Jetsam: Gonski … income equality … spy tales …

Jane Caro December 4, 2013 3 Comments

The LOLs and reality of education ... Remember income concentration? ... Feminism, flappers and Clive Palmer ... Spy tales: the best reading ...

Germaine Greer, from feminist to proselytising botanist

Germaine Greer, from feminist to proselytising botanist

Cathy Alexander October 30, 2013 9 Comments

Germaine Greer spoke in Melbourne last night without mentioning female emancipation or even women. She's now a crusading conservationist, a second-wave version of herself. Crikey was there.

Don’t buy into ‘self-esteem’ feminism

Don’t buy into ‘self-esteem’ feminism

Helen Razer October 30, 2013 17 Comments

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.