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Binoy Kampmark

Binoy Kampmark was a Commonwealth Scholar at Selwyn College, Cambridge. He currently lectures at RMIT University, Melbourne and blogs at Oz Moses.

Author's website: Oz Moses


 
They are coming for you: ASIO, surveillance and Australia's new security laws
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Team Australia: from bad fashion to bad politics
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Breaching sovereignty: Australia, Indonesia and the law of the sea
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Toyota, closures and protectionism
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Emasculating the public broadcaster: Tony Abbott and the ABC
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Free speech battles: narrowing racial vilification in Australia
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The mess of marriage equality: the ACT and the constitution
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Bikie laws sicken civil liberties
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A parliament of leakers: WikiLeaks and the new vision
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Farewell to Gillard, enter the old
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Angelina Jolie: breasts, celebrity and choice
Society - 16/05/2013 - 8 comments
Economic blockade and WikiLeaks: Iceland and beyond
International - 30/04/2013 - 1 comment
Suspected but not charged: the Rolf Harris problem
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Rough paternalism: the Conroy media proposals
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Loathing democracy: knifing the electorate's wishes
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Horse spotted in Lasagne: British food insecurity
Health - 15/02/2013 - 6 comments
Must be Indian: human settlement in Australia
Indigenous Affairs - 21/01/2013 - 16 comments
The problem of gun control: the myth of American uniqueness
Law & Liberties - 20/12/2012 - 25 comments
Operation Pillar of Defence: death via social media
International - 21/11/2012 - 8 comments
Good bile and bad: tolerating Alan Jones
Media - 3/10/2012 - 24 comments
Paper king of the Gray Lady: Arthur Ochs Sulzberger
Media - 2/10/2012
Medal madness and sporting myopia: Australia's misery continues
Sport - 8/08/2012 - 2 comments
Star gazing and politics: battling for the Square Kilometre Array
Science & Technology - 29/05/2012 - 6 comments
Bungling over Mladic: The Tribunal’s ‘unpleasant surprise’
International - 21/05/2012
Strings of power: Rupert Murdoch and the Leveson Inquiry
Media - 30/04/2012 - 7 comments
The burdens of history: remembering Sarajevo
International - 10/04/2012
George Galloway and his own British Spring
International - 3/04/2012 - 16 comments
Farewell to print: remodelling the Encyclopaedia Britannica
Media - 19/03/2012
Dingos and babies
Society - 28/02/2012 - 4 comments
Monuments to 'Reason': De Botton's temple exercise
Religion & Spirituality - 21/02/2012 - 21 comments
The farce of protection: humans, human rights, and Syria
International - 20/02/2012 - 2 comments
The Wikipedia Blackout: Congress and digital erasure
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Murderous marines: the Wuterich trial
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Absurdity and truth: the passing of Václav Havel
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In Russian politics there is method in their acting
International - 12/12/2011 - 1 comment
Assassins of Memory: The problem with targeting Bin Laden
Media - 16/11/2011 - 5 comments
Globalising the Occupation: Wall Street and the world
Economics - 14/10/2011 - 3 comments
A continuing debate? Protectionism and free trade in Australia
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Taking the Vatican to the cleaners: the ICC lawsuit
Law & Liberties - 15/09/2011 - 8 comments
Happy anniversary: ten years of the US Security State
International - 11/09/2011 - 5 comments
The fall of the Malaysian solution: The High Court decision
Law & Liberties - 1/09/2011 - 10 comments
Looting in London: the end of the social contract
International - 11/08/2011 - 56 comments
The virtues of being mad: Anders Breivik and Europe's exoneration
Political Philosophy - 28/07/2011 - 7 comments
The passing of Dr Death: The Kevorkian legacy
Law & Liberties - 13/06/2011
Food Wars: Denmark’s War on Marmite
International - 8/06/2011 - 7 comments
The capture of Ratko Mladic
International - 30/05/2011 - 1 comment
Eurovision in Düsseldorf: From Magic Men to Haba Haba
Humour & Satire - 17/05/2011
Osama Bin Laden, dead and alive
International - 2/05/2011 - 16 comments
The travails of space: the Gagarin adventure
International - 13/04/2011 - 3 comments
Heading to the bottom: the NSW elections
March 2011 Feature - 22/03/2011
The Tucson killings: the battle over mind
International - 13/01/2011 - 4 comments
Julian Assange, WikiLeaks and the virtues of secrecy
Media - 16/12/2010
High Court restores rights to refugees
Law & Liberties - 12/11/2010 - 30 comments
Muddled over Banksy: street art in Melbourne
The Arts - 6/10/2010 - 3 comments
Going Mad in New Delhi: The Commonwealth Games in Crisis
Sport - 27/09/2010 - 8 comments
‘Clairvoyant crime busters’: using psychic powers in policing
Law & Liberties - 23/08/2010 - 34 comments
‘The canary in the coal mine’: the Israeli Lobby in San Francisco
International - 1/07/2010 - 12 comments
Rotten in Victoria: The Carl Williams Case
Law & Liberties - 28/04/2010 - 1 comment
Tasmanian Greens and the terror of coalitions
Domestic Politics - 24/03/2010 - 13 comments
Trouble at 'The Lancet': Wakefield and the medical profession
Science & Technology - 10/02/2010 - 2 comments
When men do stare at goats
The Arts - 9/12/2009
Don’t give us your wretched ... this is Australia
Political Philosophy - 2/11/2009 - 26 comments
S*xing the politician: the Della Bosca scandal
Domestic Politics - 11/09/2009 - 3 comments
Sporting violence in Oz: the acceptable vice
Sport - 7/08/2009 - 5 comments
The same old story: torture and accountability
Law & Liberties - 1/05/2009 - 13 comments
Disestablishment and worried Anglicans
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The politics of empathy: David Cameron and Ivan’s death
International - 2/03/2009 - 1 comment
The perils of Gaza: Israel and Hamas
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Death of a friend: the end of 'The Religion Report'
Religion & Spirituality - 30/10/2008 - 19 comments
How not to understand anti-Americanism
International - 4/09/2008 - 9 comments
Beyond apology?
International - 22/08/2008 - 3 comments
Olympia and Hetty
The Arts - 18/07/2008 - 20 comments
Voting at York: women bishops and the Anglican Church
Religion & Spirituality - 11/07/2008 - 7 comments
The progress of defeat: the withdrawal of Australian forces
International - 10/06/2008 - 11 comments
Fearing reality: Bill Henson and the Australian wowser
The Arts - 29/05/2008 - 43 comments
UFOs, ufology and the British public
Society - 23/05/2008 - 7 comments
Beauty and whiteness: the Indian Premier League
Sport - 2/05/2008 - 5 comments
Boycott or abolition? The politics behind the Beijing Olympiad
Sport - 15/04/2008 - 13 comments
Socialism for the rich: the unwise free market
Economics - 31/03/2008 - 4 comments
When ethics don’t matter: Kerviel and Société Générale
Economics - 31/01/2008 - 4 comments
The American Primaries: the US Presidential race so far
International - 22/01/2008 - 5 comments
A sorry responsibility
Political Philosophy - 29/11/2007 - 18 comments
Eyes wide shut
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Environmental Gore: A Nobel Argument
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Hunting in the Algarve: the Madeleine disappearing act
International - 17/09/2007 - 5 comments
Gordon Ramsay and the death of gastronomy
Society - 4/09/2007
Giving good face
Media - 17/08/2007 - 2 comments
The inventiveness of John Howard - the SIM card terror case
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Boycotting the Academy
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How to become a conspiracy theorist
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American re-visions: it’s all about us
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