Richard Cooke

Richard Cooke
Richard Cooke is The Monthlys contributing editor. 



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Image of Alice Springs

The crankhandle of history

Culture

Thirty years on, what should we make of Bruce Chatwin’s song to the songlines?

Illustration

Age-old hate

Society

Anti-Semitism is on the rise

Image of Pauline Hanson

Alt-wrong

Politics

The Australian right is startling for its incoherence

Image of James Packer

Arrested development

Society

James Packer has been down, but he’s not out

Letting Catholic priests into Australia was a mistake

blog

Centuries of failed migration policy must not be repeated

Image of Donald Trump

Bonfire of  the narratives

Politics

How did American democracy come to this?

James Lovatt

A game theory

Society

Lovatts Crosswords gave its profits to employees. What went wrong?

One Nation under Pauline

blog

Media heat obscures weak support for the played-out Pauline Hanson

Spending discipline

blog

Using money to shape messaging is being cemented as a permanent feature of conservative budgets

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