Published 18 February 200919 February 2009 · Main Posts audio of Tsiolkas and Loewenstein Jeff Sparrow You can now listen, courtesy ABC radio, to streaming audio of the Overland discussion between Christos Tsiolkas and Antony Loewenstein. Check it out here. The ABC glosses it thus: Public intellectuals and the unpopular stance The literary magazine, Overland recently invited two public intellectuals − Christos Tsiolkas and Antony Loewenstein − to discuss the consequences of saying unpopular things, something they are both quite familiar with. Christos is a well known Melbourne based author, whose latest novel, The Slap, is about the aftermath of a man hitting another person’s child at a barbeque. Antony Loewenstein is a Sydney based journalist − he is best known as a Jewish critic of the actions of the Israeli government − expressed in his book − My Israel Question, and his blog http://antonyloewenstein.com/* 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 25 May 202326 May 2023 · Main Posts The ‘Chinese question’ and colonial capitalism in New Gold Mountain Christy Tan SBS’s New Gold Mountain sets out to recover the history of the Gold Rush from the marginalised perspective of Chinese settlers but instead reinforces the erasure of Indigenous sovereignty. Although celebrated for its multilingual script and diverse representation, the mini-TV series ignores how the settlement of Chinese migrants and their recruitment into colonial capitalism consolidates the ongoing displacement of First Nations peoples. First published in Overland Issue 228 15 February 202322 February 2023 · Main Posts Self-translation and bilingual writing as a transnational writer in the age of machine translation Ouyang Yu To cut a long story short, it all boils down to the need to go as far away from oneself as possible before one realizes another need to come back to reclaim what has been lost in the process while tying the knot of the opposite ends and merging them into a new transformation.