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.



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23 May 2017 | FEATURES |  
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Special issue on surrogacy
24 May 2017 | CONNIPTIONS |  
Value pack of three perspectives on a corrupt business


The Economist’s free market ideology fails vulnerable women
24 May 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: cannibalism, surrogacy, surrogate motherhood, the economist, utilitarianism
The world's most influential news magazine is campaigning for commercial surrogacy. Why not cannibalism?


Mourning with Manchester
23 May 2017 | CONNIPTIONS |  
At least 22 are dead after a bombing by the Islamic State


I told you so
22 May 2017 | CONNIPTIONS |  
Proving what we said on Friday was spot-on


Could ‘flushing’ fallopian tubes displace IVF?
22 May 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags:
A new study of a century-old technique shows that it might be more effective than IVF


I WannaCry
17 May 2017 | CONNIPTIONS |  
The ransomware virus has spread around the world


Get used to it
16 May 2017 | CONNIPTIONS |  
We can expect the political and social turmoil in the US to last for years


Reviving the lost art of conversation
15 May 2017 | CONNIPTIONS |  
Coffee shops are dropping WiFi to promote social interaction


Do we have a right to a child?
15 May 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: canada, right to a child, surrogacy
Surrogacy is included in a payout to a Canadian woman injured in a horrific car accident


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