Russell Marks

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113 ENTRIES Russell Marks is a lawyer and an adjunct research fellow 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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Image from ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Culture

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 Politics

Litmus test

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

Labor pains

The Politics

Labor pains

Climate confusion continues in the ALP

Whose national interest?

The Politics

Whose national interest?

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

Barren fields

The Politics

Barren fields

The Coalition’s drought response has so far been farcical

Big small government

The Politics

Big small government

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

Faking it

The Politics

Faking it

The PM’s UN speech relies on alternative facts

There is no planet B

The Politics

There is no planet B

#ClimateStrike’s calls for action gain momentum

Tamil family remains in limbo

The Politics

Tamil family remains in limbo

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

Another Liu blow

The Politics

Another Liu blow

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

In Liu of a defence

The Politics

In Liu of a defence

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

Return of the Undead 1: The Drug Test

The Politics

Return of the Undead 1: The Drug Test

The government resurrects punitive and pointless bill to drug test welfare recipients

The economy? All going to plan

The Politics

The economy? All going to plan

Morrison’s tax cuts couldn’t have been better designed to shrink the economy

Tax cuts commit Australia to austerity

The Politics

Tax cuts commit Australia to austerity

The only thing tax cuts are sure to deliver is growing inequality

Illustration

Society

Tear gas returns to Don Dale

Rolling back the reforms since the youth detention royal commission