Richard Cooke

Richard Cooke
Richard Cooke is The Monthlys contributing editor. 



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Carping emissions

Politics

Unable to face the wicked problem of climate change, the campaign turns personal

Image from ‘Clive Palmer: Humble Meme Merchant’

The humble meme merchant

Politics

The reasons for Clive Palmer’s resurgence are as inexplicable as its effects

Image of Bill Shorten and Scott Morrison

The vision thing

Politics

So far, the federal election campaign of 2019 is a surprise return to the politics of yesteryear

Murdoch press snippets

News Corp: Democracy’s greatest threat

Society

Denialism, nihilism and the Murdoch propaganda machine

Image of Defence Minister Christopher Pyne

The Teflon Kingdom

Politics

Saudi Arabia is confident it can buy out the West, and Australia is happy to oblige

Losing the plot: the American midterms

Tired of Winning

Caravan conspiracies, dead candidates and a miasma of acrimony … welcome to the 2018 US campaign trail

Through the hate tunnel

Tired of Winning

Grappling with the paintings of George W. Bush

Image of Barack Obama voting in Chicago, Illinois

Losing the plot: the American midterms

Politics

Caravan conspiracies, dead candidates and a miasma of acrimony … welcome to the 2018 US campaign trail

Notes on some artefacts

Tired of Winning

Political discourse in America is becoming a semiotic hot mess

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