Russell Marks

Russell Marks
Russell Marks is a lawyer and an honorary research associate at La Trobe University. He is the author of Crime and Punishment: Offenders and Victims in a Broken Justice System (Black Inc., 2015). 

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All watched over


How far away is mass surveillance when Australian governments are linking CCTV cameras to facial-recognition technology and providing photo IDs to a nationwide system known as ‘the Capability’?

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The fraught politics of Fire Fight Australia


The imperatives of commercial media mean that the bushfire crisis is unlikely to be a tipping point for denialism

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Taking sides over ‘Dark Emu’


How the history wars avoid debate and reason

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Is elder abuse avoidable?


Our current aged-care system makes it difficult to deliver care in its truest sense

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Don’t bank on it


Time will tell if the Westpac scandal delivers the reset our corporate culture needs

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What really happened at Yuendumu?


The promised inquiries must answer the biggest questions raised by the police shooting of an Aboriginal man

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We don’t need another superhero


Are superheroes the form of entertainment we deserve, but not the one we need right now?

Litmus test


The US withdrawal from Syria is a turning point for Australian foreign policy

Labor pains


Climate confusion continues in the ALP