David Marr

is a reporter, commentator and biographer.

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Opinion June 28, 2014

The centenary of Archduke Ferdinand’s assassination

“The rule of history remains the same: what matters is not the terrorist outrage but the response. ”

Opinion May 24, 2014

David Marr on the budget of a hidden man

The Abbott we see at any particular moment seems only the Abbott that's necessary for now. Another shift is always on the cards.

Opinion April 05, 2014

David Marr on race, votes and free speech

“Howard was a master of the art of staying this side of the contemptible, always so carefully disguising what he was about: 'We will decide who comes to this country...' ”

Opinion February 28, 2014

Cardinal George Pell named as financial watchdog for Vatican

Cardinal George Pell's ascension to the Vatican.