Richard Cooke


Richard Cooke
Richard Cooke is The Monthlys US Correspondent and Contributing Editor. He is also The Saturday Paper’s sports editor.



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Jonathan Franzen

Canon fodder

Culture

An interview with Jonathan Franzen

A tissue of lies: Paul Sheehan and “Louise”

blog

The most perfunctory of checks would have shown Paul Sheehan’s allegations were almost certainly untrue. But he couldn’t help himself.

The boomer supremacy

Politics

The dominance of baby boomers is becoming total

Drugs are bad (part 2)

blog

Panic about drugs has little to do with safety and a lot to do with moral prejudice

Echolalia (part 1)

blog

The war on drugs can’t be ended by logic, statistics or facts, because it’s not about drugs

The cult of the arsehole

blog

Australia should have a long, hard think about the kind of people we prioritise

Between the lines

Culture

Making sense of the adult colouring craze

Bolted down

Today

Andrew Bolt’s anti-racism campaign isn’t going so well

Ne plus ultra

Today

The ISIS attack on Paris can’t be shoehorned into existing narratives

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