31 December 200831 December 2008 Main Posts 2008: make it stop already Jeff Sparrow I was going to write something about President Bush’s September address to the United Nations, a speech in which the man who launched a war which killed something over a million people explained to the leaders of the world that ‘no cause can justify the deliberate taking of innocent human life’ (h/t Nir Rosen). But I haven’t got the energy today. Roll on 2009 – and, in the meantime, here’s Junior Murvin. Jeff Sparrow Jeff Sparrow is a Walkley Award-winning writer, broadcaster and former editor of Overland. More by Jeff Sparrow Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 11 November 202211 November 2022 Main Posts On the last day of Subscriberthon, our amazing online editor gives you one last (very good) reason to subscribe Editorial team What's in store for the last day of Subscriberthon? First published in Overland Issue 228 10 November 202210 November 2022 Main Posts On the second-last day of Subscriberthon, our favourite editor-duo give you reason #1002 to subscribe to Overland Editorial team What's in store for the second-last day of Subscriberthon?