Binoy Kampmark

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

Australia, Terrorism and Throwing Away the Key

Fossils of the Day: Saudi Arabia, Australia and Spoilers at COP21

Searching for Satoshi Nakamoto and Hunting Bitcoin

Climate Change, Lord Monckton and Reverse Conspiracies

Searching for Satoshi Nakamoto and Hunting Bitcoin

Battleground USA: the San Bernardino Shootings and Militia Mentalities

False Just Wars: The Commons Vote to Bomb Syria

Incoherence and Bombing Mania in the British Commons

Collusion and Control: Europe Pays Africa to Keep Refugees

Straining the Republic: France’s State of Emergency

British Austerity: Cutting One’s Own Backyard

The Perils of Certainty: Obama and the Assad Regime

Animals in Conflict: Diesel, Dobrynya and Sentimental Security

Closing the Door: US Politics and the Refugee Debate

The Encryption Haters

Blaming Snowden for the Paris Attacks

The Paris Aftermath: Global Manhunts; Halting Refugees

David Cameron’s Gimmick: Negotiating with Brussels

A Trade Deal of Denial: Omissions and Sins in the TPP

“Homelessness: Love Airbnb”: San Francisco and the Politics of Accommodation

Paying the People Smugglers

David Cameron and the Slavery Question

The Pantomime of Democracy: Portugal’s Coup Against Anti-Austerity

Going to War: Tony Blair’s “Contract in Blood”

The Collapse of Canada’s NDP

Using Refugees: Merkel’s Turkish Gambit

Quagmires and Permanent Occupations: Obama’s Afghan Reversal

France, Universal Jurisdiction and Assad’s Regime

Dangerous Skies: MH17 and the Culpability of Civil Aviation

Assange and the Village Gossipers

Waiting in Vain for Moderation: Syria, Russia and Washington’s Problem

Imperilled by Unfree Trade: the TPP on Environment and Labor

The Killings in Oregon: Business as Usual

Jousting Over Syria: Obama and Putin at the UN

“By Means Fair or Foul”: the British Army and Jeremy Corbyn

Trump and the Islam Question

Fortress Europe: Tear Gas on the Hungarian Border

Lip Reading in Corbyn’s Britain

The Fall of Tony Abbott

Pizza Danish, Franglais and Policing Language

Housing Misery in the World

Madness Down Under: Abbott’s Syrian Refugee Solution

Fearing Mohács: Orbán’s Hungarian Recipe for Refugees

Sieges in an Age of Austerity: Monitoring Julian Assange

Inside Emailgate: Hillary’s Latest Problem

Australian Border Force Gore

Tales of Darkness: Europe’s Refugee Woes

Live Death on Air: The Killings at WDBJ

Tourism’s Disaster Temptation: the Case of Nepal

Unrigging the System: Lawrence Lessig for US President?