Michael Cook

Michael Cook likes bad puns, bushwalking and black coffee. He did a BA at Harvard University in the US where it was good for networking, but moved to Sydney where it wasn’t. He also did a PhD on an obscure corner of Australian literature. He has worked as a book editor and magazine editor and has published articles in magazines and newspapers in the US, the UK and Australia. Currently he is the editor of BioEdge, a newsletter about bioethics, and MercatorNet. He also writes a bioethics column for Australasian Science and contributes occasional op-ed pieces to newspapers and websites in the US, UK and Australia.



Books for the social media age I: The Little Prince
22 Jun 2018 | CONNECTING |  
tags: books, social media, The Little Prince
It’s the perfect tonic for those besotted with Facebook and Twitter.


Where has all the outrage gone?
19 Jun 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: media, paedophilia
2300 American online sex offenders were arrested in three months. The media ignored it. Why?


Cruelty on the border; cruelty north of the border
18 Jun 2018 | CONNIPTIONS |  
The Trump Administration is separating families to stop illegal immigration. How about separated families at home?


Happy Father's Day!
15 Jun 2018 | CONNIPTIONS |  
And congratulations to New Zealand's mum-in-chief


What is Google up to?
8 Jun 2018 | CONNIPTIONS |  
Should Google be allowed to censor political advertising?


Is it immoral to love your kids because they are related to you?
7 Jun 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, parental love
Some bioethicists think that it is


Little bully Qantas kowtows to big bully China
5 Jun 2018 | CONNIPTIONS |  
After bullying Australians over LGBT rights, the airline is getting its own back


Is euthanasia the next logical step for Ireland after abortion?
5 Jun 2018 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: abortion, assisted suicide, euthanasia, Ireland
Junior minister is already drafting a bill


Ask the babies what they think
4 Jun 2018 | CONNIPTIONS |  
Boys like trucks; girls like dolls. Period.


Is 'cultural Marxism' the driver of cultural change?
1 Jun 2018 | CONNIPTIONS |  
Whose T-shirt do you wear?


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