Binoy Kampmark

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

Syariah Matters: the Kingdom of Brunei’s Stoning Affair

Terms of Asylum and Distraction: Moreno’s Assange Problem

The End of the Politician (in a Fashion)

Unnecessary Expansions: the Australian War Memorial

Angles of Tolerance: Yusuf Islam in Christchurch

The Logic of Annexation: Israel and the Golan Heights

Disinviting Jordan Peterson: the Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge and Approved Ideas

Reading Manifestos: Restricting Brenton Tarrant’s The Great Replacement

Global Kids Strike

The Dangers of Values: Brenton Tarrant, Fraser Anning and the Christchurch Shootings

Death in New Zealand: The Christchurch Shootings

Grounding Boeing

Publicized Cruelty: Scott Morrison Visits Christmas Island

Jailing Chelsea Manning

China, Australia and Coal Mania

Militarised Conservation: Paramilitary Rangers and the WWF

The Politics of the Independent Group

Glorious Bitchery: Yorgos Lanthimos and “The Favourite”

Walkout in Hanoi: the Second Trump-Kim Summit

Shifting the Centre of Gravity: Julian Assange Receives His Passport

Turning Screws: China’s Australian Coal Ban

Shifting the Centre of Gravity: Julian Assange Receives His Passport

The Showbiz of Conservation: PETA, Google and Steve Irwin

Size Matters: the Demise of the Airbus A380

Means of Control: Russia’s Attempt to Hive Off the Internet

Unity and Exceptionalism: Trump’s State of Union Flurries

Knife Crime in London

The Monitoring Game: China’s Artificial Intelligence Push

“Instagram Helped Kill My Daughter”: Censorship Tendencies in Social Media

Eyeing the White House: the Democratic Field

Spy Theories and the White House: Donald Trump as Russian Agent

No-Confidence Survivor: Theresa May and Brexit

Dances of Disinformation: The Partisan Politics of the Integrity Initiative

Trump, Bolton and the Syrian Confusion

Dances of Disinformation: the Partisan Politics of the Integrity Initiative

Ice Matters: A Meditation on Snow

Gabon and Coup Mania

Biting into Apple: The Giant’s Revenues Fall

Brexit Armageddon

The Misuses of History: The Christmas 1914 Truce

Orbán’s Latest Dance

Leaving Syria: President Trump’s Withdrawal

May Days in Britain

The Kosovo Blunder: Moving Towards a Standing Army

The Case that Dare Not Speak Its Name: the Conviction of Cardinal Pell

William Blum: Anti-Imperial Advocate

Exhuming Franco: Spain’s Immemorial Divisions

The Bomb that Did Not Detonate: Julian Assange, Manafort and The Guardian

Lying About Age: The Legal Efforts of Emile Ratelband

Fanciful Notions: European Armies, Trump and NATO