Binoy Kampmark

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

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

Populism in Australia: Channelling Trump Down Under

Triumphing Over Reality: China, Australia and Free Trade

Cold War Redux: the “Fake Information Age”

Trumping Australia’s Refugee Deal

God Save Our Queen? Elizabeth II and Trump Traumatic Disorder

The Brexit Debate: Down the Rabbit Hole with Parliament

Fake News Inquiry: Old Wine in New Bottles

Chaos at the Airports: Blocking Trump’s Executive Order

Ignored Ironies: Women, Protest and Donald Trump

Scoundrels of Patriotism: The Freeing of Chelsea Manning

NATO and Obsolescence: Donald Trump and the History of an Alliance

Liquid Modernity: Zygmunt Bauman and the Rootless Condition

Squeeze and Wiggle: Transport Chaos in London

The War on Experts: Brexit, Populism and Sir Ivan Rogers’ Resignation

Aping Washington: Tony Abbott, Israel and Australian Foreign Policy

The Trouble With Mary: the Fourth Season of “Sherlock”

False Unities: Brexit in the New Year

The FBI Intervenes: James Comey and Hillary Clinton’s Emails

Discrimination and Condemnation: Australia’s War on Boat People

Nobel Confusion: Ramos-Horta, Trump and World Disorder

Digital Information Warfare: WikiLeaks, Assange and the US Presidential Elections

Neither War Nor Peace: Shimon Peres, Israel and History

Covering, and Exposing, Atrocity: Australian Commandos Come Forward

The Despotism of the Pound

Janus Faced on Banking and Finance: Hillary Clinton’ Economic World View

Searching for a Mender: Guterres as UN Secretary General

Droning Assange: the Clinton Formula

The Curse of the Honorary Doctorate: the John Howard Case

Suing Saudi Arabia: Overturning Sovereign Immunity in US Courts

Pictures Left Incomplete: MH17 and the Joint Investigation Team

The Triumph of Momentum: Re-Electing Jeremy Corbyn

Punishing the Punished: the Torments of Chelsea Manning

Source Betrayed: the Washington Post and Edward Snowden

Australia’s Global ‘Exit’: Tribalism and International Institutions

In Sickness and in Health: Illness in the White House

Eaten Fish and the Refugee Crisis: Cartoons, Brutality and Manus Island

The Value of False Expectations: Islamic State, Lone Wolf Attacks, and Australia

Libeling Leakers: Julian Assange, Wikileaks and the Russian “Connection”