Binoy Kampmark

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

Empty Values: the Australian Concept of Citizenship

The Trade Dreams of Boris Johnson

North Korea’s Military Gambit

Turkey’s Kurdish Agenda

Short Choices: the French Presidential Elections

Mike Pence in Oz

Fleeing the Ratpac: James Packer, Gambling and Hollywood

Trump, the DOJ and Julian Assange

Cults of Old Age: the Passing of Emma Morano

Nuclear Brinkmanship: Trump’s Belligerent Policy on North Korea

Pompeo, Power and Wikileaks

Dreaming of Coal: Turnbull Goes to India

Forced Removal from United Airlines

Trump Strikes Syria

Ice and Busts: the Lost War on Drugs in Australia

Sebastian Gorka: Dreams of Fighting Jihad

Trump in Outer Space: the NASA Bill

Brexit and Away!

The Price of Liberation: Slaughtering Civilians in Mosul

Disaster as Joy: Cyclone Debbie Strikes

The Futility of the Electronics Ban

Cyclone Watch in Australia

Grief, Loss and Losing a Father

Romancing Coal: The Adani Obsession

Free Speech Confusions: Australia’s Q&A Program

The Murky World of Deradicalisation

Russia, Ukraine, and the ICJ: Opening Arguments at The Hague

WikiLeaks, “Year Zero” and the CIA Hacking Files

Ban Trump From Twitter?

Electoral Interference as Reality: a Brief History

The Reality Show Comes to Congress: Trump’s Joint Address

Trump’s Military Industrial Complex

Black History in Cyberspace

The Extradition Saga of Kim Dotcom

Warring in the Oncology Ward

From Rights to Repentance: Norma McCorvey and Roe v Wade

A Tale of Two Realities: Trump and Israel

Adolf, The Donald and History

Trump, Flynn and the Kremlin

Between Message and Martyrdom: The World Press Photo of the Year

Bungling in Yemen: Trump and the Cult of the Action Hero

Legal Stutters: Trump Falters in the Ninth Circuit

Triumphing Over Reality: China, Australia and Free Trade

Populism in Australia: Channelling Trump Down Under

Cold War Redux: the “Fake Information Age”

Trumping Australia’s Refugee Deal

The Brexit Debate: Down the Rabbit Hole with Parliament

God Save Our Queen? Elizabeth II and Trump Traumatic Disorder

Fake News Inquiry: Old Wine in New Bottles

Chaos at the Airports: Blocking Trump’s Executive Order