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Razer: Yes victory was our Macron moment

Helen Razer November 16, 2017 31 Comments

Centrism had a victory yesterday, a moment of apparent progress, still concealing its ongoing descent.

Razer: it might be ‘unbiased’, but the ABC is not free of racist rot

Helen Razer November 14, 2017 10 Comments

The thugs who abused Sam Dastyari might be working class, but racism is maintained as it was started: by elites, for their own benefit.

Why I’m done fact-checking Islamophobes, racists and trolls

Shakira Hussein November 10, 2017 32 Comments

It's hard to come up with the perfect come-back when you're accosted by racists like Sam Dastyari was. But it's what happens next that is more important.

Razer: oh, those anti-Russians …

Helen Razer November 9, 2017 55 Comments

There is no evidence of orchestrated “misinformation”. But it has become accepted alternative fact that “Russia” interfered in the US election.

Razer: our empathy will not save the souls on Manus

Helen Razer November 7, 2017 43 Comments

The horror story unfolding on Manus Island is due to a democracy deficit not an "empathy deficit".

Razer: the ABC is bloated with intellectually unambitious, moralising Gen X-ers

Helen Razer November 2, 2017 63 Comments

The ABC's new TV review show, Screen Time is, like a lot of stuff produced by the ABC, absolutely informed by the Gen X morality.

Razer: social media managers seem convinced we are idiots

Helen Razer October 31, 2017 5 Comments

Why do so many social media accounts of so many serious institutions talk to us as though we prefer our institutions or politicians “humanised” and served in the way of a soft drink?

Razer: dying for capitalism at our standing desks

Helen Razer October 26, 2017 20 Comments

Forget what you hear about the need for constant change in industry: it's all about staying exactly the same.

Razer: we finally reached peak Q&A

Helen Razer October 24, 2017 39 Comments

This week's Q&A episode on marriage equality was billed as a “debate” and was boiled down to its noisome essence. Which is to say, it said things that have been already said and said.

Razer: #metoo stories will not always heal, but they do feed the media beast

Helen Razer October 19, 2017 5 Comments

It seems we do not believe so much in political action as we do in the political power of painful stories. This is misguided.