Richard Cooke


Richard Cooke
Richard Cooke is The Monthlys US correspondent and contributing editor. 



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The endless reign of Rupert Murdoch

Society

After decades of influence, the media mogul isn’t so much a person as an epoch

The blue wave versus the cult of Trump

Tired of Winning

Virginia’s bizarre primaries give a taste of what’s to come this election season

Christ on a bike

Tired of Winning

The strange case of Jordan Peterson

Diving to Atlantis

Tired of Winning

Goodbye, Philip Roth

Down on K Street

Tired of Winning

As the swamp floods, even lobbyists are drowning their sorrows

Beyond the presidential personality

Tired of Winning

The end of exceptionalism and the resurgence of old cruelties under Trump

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Nick Kyrgios: talent to burn

Society

Five short pieces about one of tennis’s most misunderstood players

The fabulous tale of Nelly Yoa

Society

The Sudanese community leader and sports star’s improbable rise

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Once upon a time in the West

Society

Conservatives pine for the days of unapologetic cultural supremacism. Do they really know what they’re getting themselves into?

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