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by Binoy Kampmark

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    Nominating Trump for peace prize

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on May 08, 2018

    IT SEEMS like rich nonsense, but should peace be attained on the Korean peninsula, with arrangements entrenched to ensure durability as opposed to unconvincing window...

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    Meeting in Panmunjom

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on May 01, 2018

    It seems, and certainly feels, like a distant number of months since a panel of experts noshed and chatted over how best to overcome the...

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    Macron’s Syria game

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on April 18, 2018

    THERE is a certain bullishness in French circles these days, even if there was an initial attempt, with the Macron government, to calm matters down....

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    Mark Zuckerberg goes before Congress

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on April 13, 2018

    THIS is a dance of confused ends and mistrustful glances, mixed with occasional moments of misplaced adoration....

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    The legacy of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on April 09, 2018

    THERE was nothing of the Siddhartha about her. Modest and sombre middle ways are not the stuff of revolutionary ardour. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s mark on history...

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    Precarious communications: Julian Assange, internet access and Ecuador

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on April 03, 2018

    BEING a netizen, to use that popular term of sociological derivation, can be a difficult business. It presumes digital engagement, often of the sharper sort...

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    Steve Smith’s Australian team in South Africa

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on March 30, 2018

    THERE was an audacity about it, carried out with amateurish callowness. As it turned out Australian batsman Cameron Bancroft, besieged and vulnerable, had been egged...

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    Death and impunity: Iraq fifteen years after

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on March 25, 2018

    IT MIGHT have made a bit more than a whimper had the US political scene not found itself in yet another paroxysm of the drama...

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    Facebook and surveillance capitalism

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on March 24, 2018

    WHETHER it creeps into politics, marketing, or simple profiling, the nature of surveillance as totality has been affirmed by certain events this decade...

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    Donald Trump’s economic orthodoxy

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on March 21, 2018

    LET’S put it out there with suitable portions of provocation: free trade has never actually taken place...

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