Binoy Kampmark

Binoy Kampmark was a Commonwealth Scholar at Selwyn College, Cambridge. He lectures at RMIT University, Melbourne. Email:

One Drinks Party Too Many: Boris Johnson and Breaching Lockdowns

Enduring Stain: The Guantánamo Military Prison Turns Twenty

Surrender, Accommodation and RATs

Anachronistic Frivolity: Australia’s Recent Tank Purchase

Julian Assange: A Thousand Days in Belmarsh

In Search of Shallow Doctrines: Joe Biden and Trumpism Shorn

Sir Tony Blair: Bloody Knight of the Realm

Forbidden Parties: Boris Johnson’s Law on Illegal Covid Gatherings

Covid Testing Rackets and Flying Again

Jailing Former Immigration Ministers: Denmark’s Inger Støjberg

Journalism, Assange and Reversal in the High Court

Ineffectual Boycotts: The Beijing Winter Olympics

Omicron and the Travel Ban Itch

Backing Horses: Australia’s Solomon Islands Intervention

Arming Against China: the US Global Posture Review

Project UATX: New Universities, Old Problems

Foreseeable Risk: Omicron Makes its Viral Debut

Off to the Solomon Islands: Australia’s Civilizers Get Busy

Totalitarian Cyber-Creep: Mark Zuckerberg in the Metaverse

Electric Car Delusions

The Establishment Panic at Cryptocurrency

Britain’s Two Job Politicians

Manufactured Cruelties: Belarus, Poland and the Refugee Crisis

Gasbagging in Glasgow: COP26 and Phasing Down Coal

Lying in Public Life: The Scott Morrison Formula

Ning-Nong Diplomacy, China and Paul Keating

FW de Klerk: A Negotiator Before Defeat

Blacklisting the Merchants of Spyware

Hypersonic Panic and Competitive Terror

Lies, Lies and Nuclear Submarines

Cleo Smith and the Lost Child Syndrome

The CIA, Empty Assurances and Assange’s Defence

Canceling Cartoonists

The US Appeal Against Assange Opens

Melbourne: The Longest in Lockdown

Space Dildoing with William Shatner

Colin Powell: Establishment Warrior

War Talk From the Mad Monk: Tony Abbott goes to Taiwan

Cheap Grace and Climate Change: Australia and COP26

Funeral Rites for COVID Zero

Waking up to Climate Change Dinosaurs

Sportswashing at Tyneside: Saudi Arabia Moves into English Football

Blowing the Whistle at Facebook

Trump, Twitter and the Digital Town Hall

Britannia Turns Back the Boats

Murderous Fantasies: the US Intelligence Effort Against Assange

Australia’s Man in Washington: Morrison’s Tour of Deception

Trumpism with a Biden Face: US Haitian Policy

The Anglo Unilateralists Strike

Bitcoin the Messiah: El Salvador Goes Crypto