Binoy Kampmark

Binoy Kampmark was a Commonwealth Scholar at Selwyn College, Cambridge, where he obtained his Ph.D. in history. He currently lectures at RMIT University, Melbourne and writes extensively for a series of publications, among them CounterPunch, Dissident Voice and Eureka Street. Email:

Jul 31, 2014
(Photo The Oscar Pistorius trial has everything: a narrative about a system, a psychology, an issue spanning something far beyond the act of killing Reeva Steenkamp. By Binoy Kampmark The Oscar Pistorius case in the High Court of Pretoria ceased being a matter about...
Dec 23, 2013
Dec. 23, 2013Colt family residence (photo tabloid feverishness which has greeted the finding of an incestuous, intergenerational family in rural New South Wales in Australia presents the incest taboo in full Binoy Kampmark“The rationale for the incest...
Jun 6, 2013
Ariel Castro Update: Ariel Castro was sentenced to life plus 1,000 years by Judge Michael Russo on August 1, 2013. To avoid facing the death penaly, Castro pled guilty to 937 counts, including murder and kidnapping. On September 3, 2013, Castro was found dead in his cell,...
Mar 18, 2013
"I am the bullet in the chamber.  Just do it".-- Nike sports advertisement featuring Oscar Pistorius Oscar Pistorius’s rise to world fame was as unlikely as his arrest for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. By Binoy Kampmark It remains to be seen...