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Razer: I believe Andrew Bolt is the first robot to pass the Turing Test

Razer: I believe Andrew Bolt is the first robot to pass the Turing Test

Really the only explanation for Andrew Bolt's remarkable (quantity, not quality) output is that he's a big ol' android.

Up Yours: telling deviant truths with Caitlin Johnstone

Up Yours: telling deviant truths with Caitlin Johnstone

Helen Razer shares a long car ride with an Australian journalist who's not afraid to step on the toes of more than a few in the American media.

Up Yours: epitaph shopping with Julian Burnside

Up Yours: epitaph shopping with Julian Burnside

Burnside, as you likely know, is a barrister, a refugee advocate and a man with an honourable alphabet of letters appended by others to his name. He's also a fighter and dogged correspondent who seems to thinks a lot about death.

Razer: you can’t fix a problem like sexual harassment within existing structures

Razer: you can’t fix a problem like sexual harassment within existing structures

For all their honourable intentions and punishing labour, journalists of this #MeToo movement may not be helping as many women as they think.

Razer: ‘progressive’ journos gunning for Trump are a danger to peace

Razer: ‘progressive’ journos gunning for Trump are a danger to peace

Even as purportedly progressive outlets continue to report Trump-Putin conspiracy theory as fact, the tanks roll toward Russia and the money rolls out.

Razer: think tanks? More like stink tanks.

Razer: think tanks? More like stink tanks.

Ahh think tanks. The intellectual breadth they bring to public life is astounding! You've got your unvarnished neoliberalism over here, and then your compassionate neoliberalism over there. And ... well, that's about it actually.

Razer: Wayne Swan is the closest thing Labor has to a Bernie Sanders (and that’s why they hate him)

Razer: Wayne Swan is the closest thing Labor has to a Bernie Sanders (and that’s why they hate him)

Are Labor insiders leaking against Wayne Swan because he is the Labor politician who most resembles a Sanders or Corbyn-type, and, therefore, must be stopped before Millennials notice?

Razer: Trump was tragedy, Winfrey would be farce

Razer: Trump was tragedy, Winfrey would be farce

Oprah Winfrey is a neoliberal moraliser whose advice to the many to “visualise” their better fortune is at fundamental odds with welfare spending. She should not be president.

Dutton’s ‘African gangs’ rubbish breaks with old-school Howard bigotry

Dutton’s ‘African gangs’ rubbish breaks with old-school Howard bigotry

Howard was a man whose bigotry may have been truly driven by policy. Peter Dutton is perhaps a politician driven by bigotry alone, writes Helen Razer.

Razer: Apple supplanting the Koorie trust in Fed Square is a very 2017 thing to happen

Razer: Apple supplanting the Koorie trust in Fed Square is a very 2017 thing to happen

A building currently being used by the Koorie Heritage Trust is being demolished to make way for a huge Apple store. Well merry bloody Christmas.