Binoy Kampmark writes that the federal government has done its bit to conjure up a monster of its own making and that the Novak Djokovic episode of pandemic bureaucracy ranks high among its inglorious achievements.
With Julian Assange now fighting the next stage of efforts to extradite him to the United States, some Australian politicians have found their voice. Binoy Kampmark reports.
It is fittingly monstrous that the decision to extradite Julian Assange was handed down the same day the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to two journalists, Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov, writes Binoy Kampmark.
The history of “humanitarian” or policing missions is one of taking sides, argues Binoy Kampmark.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has wasted no time in deploying defence and federal police personnel to the Solomon Islands. Binoy Kampmark looks at the motivations behind the move.
Paul Keating has been outspoken against the AUKUS security alliance that, he argues, will break a 'strong proud history of engagement with Asia and including China'. Binoy Kampmark reports.
The US Department of Commerce revealed on November 3 that it would be adding Israeli-based spyware developers NSO Group and Candiru to its blacklist, reports Binoy Kampmark.
Binoy Kampmark sums up the second day of the extradition appeal by the United States against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
The manoeuvring between French president, the Australian PM and the US President was on full display at the G20, writes Binoy Kampmark.
Binoy Kampmar sums up Day 1 of the appeal hearing against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
The United States prosecution of Julian Assange is about to enter the next phase in what can only be described as torture via procedure, reports Binoy Kampmark.
Binoy Kampmark argues that the shortcomings of the COVIDSafe app provide a lesson in exaggerated prowess and diminished performance.
Australia’s brutal policy of turning back refugees at sea has been picked up by Britain, reports Binoy Kampmark.
In October, the Central Jakarta District Court ruled on a lawsuit accusing the Indonesian government of unlawfully permitting air pollution in the capital to exceed permissible, healthy limits, reports Binoy Kampmark.
If there was any reason to halt a farcical train of legal proceedings, the case against Julian Assange would have to be the standard bearing example, argues Binoy Kampmark.
Scott Morrison's prehistoric approach to climate change may not have been clocked by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, but will the advertising man get away with it? Binoy Kampmark reports.