Binoy Kampmark

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

Bloomberg’s Battle Against Obesity

Bergoglio and the Junta

Titanic Fantasies

The Effects of the ‘Fat Cat’ Vote

Picking Hatreds in Oz

The Passing of Ronald Dworkin

The Suicide of Ben Zygier

The Horse in the Lasagna

Out with God’s Rottweiler

Richard III in History

Banning Rushdie in Kolkata

Being Morbid on the Party Strip

The Next Stage of Gun Control

Australia’s Adam Complex

Depardieu, Putin and the Tax Man

The Climate Change Imbroglio

The Errors of Austerity

Fantasies of World Destruction

The Problem of Gun Control

Exporting Arms to Questionable Regimes

Rockets and Pyongyang

Architecture as Invention

Accelerating the Occupation

Mad Scientists and Geo-Engineering

Banning Nudity in San Francisco

The Power of the Hunger Strike

The Dangling Appendage

In Bed With the CIA

Obama and the Triumph of Small Margins

The Gillard White Paper on Asia

Jimmy Savile and the BBC

Prelude to a Dreary Election

Hate Crime Against the Elite?

Biz Stone, Capitalism and Twitter

The Battle Over California’s Proposition 37

Nobel Rot

Neocon Redux

The Disparagement of Eric Hobsbawm

Paper King of the Gray Lady

Killing the Presumption of Innocence

Going Mad With Drones

Australia and the Security Council

Off the Mark With Femen

NATO’s Shift in Afghanistan

The Art of Political Suicide

The Man Who Was Chemically Tortured

What’s Driving the Chicago Teachers Strike

The Pussy Riot Affair

Obama the Negative

The Poisoning of Yasser Arafat