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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Nothing but a dream
Why does the right want to Americanise Australia?
A bitter pill
The government alienates doctors and patients over $20 GP fee
Racism in Australia
Charlie Hebdo, free speech, multiculturalism and 18C
What drives Tony Abbott's need to fail?
The assault on self-determination in the West
There is no Left
A figment of the Right's imagination
Tony Abbott at the G20 leaders' retreat
On the spot fines and the unchecked power of Melbourne's transport officers
Leaps and bounds
The war on terror comes to Adelaide Oval
Education and its discontents
Recently The Monthly published online a collection of excerpts from real history essays by undergraduate university students. ‘A Rich History of Failure’, by pseudonymous author ‘Professor Neve R. Stenning-Stihl’, prompted a …
Tony Abbott Said...
“I probably should, I suppose, apologise now for all my errors of the past and make a clean breast of them … and ask the public to judge me from this point.”
-Press conference on becoming leader of the Liberal Party, 1 December 2009
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