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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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 …

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   What …