Russell Marks


102 ENTRIES 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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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?

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Litmus test

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

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Labor pains

Climate confusion continues in the ALP

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Whose national interest?

Morrison is taking a decidedly self-interested approach to foreign affairs

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Barren fields

The Coalition’s drought response has so far been farcical

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Big small government

Why do the right’s freedom warriors keep undermining our freedoms?

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Faking it

The PM’s UN speech relies on alternative facts

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There is no planet B

#ClimateStrike’s calls for action gain momentum

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Tamil family remains in limbo

The asylum-seeker family’s experience highlights the system’s deliberate cruelty

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Another Liu blow

What does the scandal surrounding Gladys Liu tell us about Australian politics?

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In Liu of a defence

When Bolt asks if Beijing’s writing Morrison’s speeches, the PM has a problem