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.

Like lemmings over a cliff
19 Sep 2017 | CONNIPTIONS |  
Remembering the Anschluss

Happy Birthday, Dr J
18 Sep 2017 | CONNIPTIONS |  

Happy 308th birthday, Dr Johnson
18 Sep 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: dictionaries, English literature, lexicographer, Samuel Johnson
Google honours a great lexicographer

Moral Panic 101 proves to be a damp squib
14 Sep 2017 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: children, gender, indoctrination, Safe Schools
Don't let facts spoil an emotional argument for gender indoctrination.

Americans dig deep
13 Sep 2017 | CONNIPTIONS |  
How much they give for disaster relief

Can we drink the water?
12 Sep 2017 | CONNIPTIONS |  
If the Pill is changing fish, what about humans?

The intellectuals who want to deep-six marriage
12 Sep 2017 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: abolition of marriage, libertarian marriage, same-sex marriage
Some people are asking why we need marriage at all

A British MP lands in hot water over his views on same-sex marriage
11 Sep 2017 | CONNIPTIONS |  
Will it hurt his prospects as a potential PM?

Is the Christian view of marriage too narrow?
11 Sep 2017 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Catholic Church, Christian marriage, same-sex marriage
A British MP lands in hot water over his views on same-sex marriage

What happens inside those jolly same-sex marriage-friendly companies?
8 Sep 2017 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: corporate tyranny, same-sex marriage
How will they deal with dissidents?

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