Richard Cooke is The Monthly’s US Correspondent and Contributing Editor. He is also The Saturday Paper’s sports editor.
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Christ on a bike
Tired of Winning
The strange case of Jordan Peterson
Down on K Street
As the swamp floods, even lobbyists are drowning their sorrows
Diving to Atlantis
Goodbye, Philip Roth
Beyond the presidential personality
The end of exceptionalism and the resurgence of old cruelties under Trump
Nick Kyrgios: talent to burn
Five short pieces about one of tennis’s most misunderstood players
The fabulous tale of Nelly Yoa
The Sudanese community leader and sports star’s improbable rise
Once upon a time in the West
Conservatives pine for the days of unapologetic cultural supremacism. Do they really know what they’re getting themselves into?
The crankhandle of history
Thirty years on, what should we make of Bruce Chatwin’s song to the songlines?
Anti-Semitism is on the rise
The Australian right is startling for its incoherence
James Packer has been down, but he’s not out
Letting Catholic priests into Australia was a mistake
Centuries of failed migration policy must not be repeated
Bonfire of the narratives
How did American democracy come to this?
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