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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Deeper water

Racism in Australia

Charlie Hebdo, free speech, multiculturalism and 18C

A bitter pill

Health system

The government alienates doctors and patients over $20 GP fee

Death drive


What drives Tony Abbott's need to fail?

Gathering storm

The assault on self-determination in the West

There is no Left

Australian Politics

A figment of the Right's imagination


Australian Politics

Tony Abbott at the G20 leaders' retreat

Little kings


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

Australian education

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 …