Alexander Cockburn (1941-2012)

Alexander Claud Cockburn, born in 1941, is an Irish-American political journalist. Cockburn was brought up in Ireland but has lived and worked in the US since 1973. Together with Jeffrey St. Clair, he edits the political newsletter CounterPunch. Cockburn also writes the "Beat the Devil" column for The Nation and a weekly syndicated column for the Los Angeles Times as well as for The First Post.

 

Alexander Cockburn, The Golden Age Is In Us: Journeys & Encounters 1987-1994. Verso 1995. 

 

 

A Colossal Wreck: A Road Trip Through Political Scandal, Corruption and American Culture by Alexander Cockburn review by Colin Robinson, The Guardian, 11 October 2013

Kosovo: Where NATO Bombing Only Made the Killing Worse by Jeffrey St. Clair and Alexander Cockburn, CounterPunch, 30 August 2013

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