28 September 200929 September 2009 Main Posts the future of Left publications Jeff Sparrow [Update:’Who’d want to got to a function with a whole bunch of of dykes, poofters, drunks and commos … ‘] As flies herald an arriving dump truck, so a rash of ‘youse are all poofters’ comments signals an incoming Tim Blair link. Truly, he must be proud. It’s a fine movement contemporary conservatism is building!] I’m participating in an event later this week, organised by the New International Bookshop at Trades Hall. It’s about the future of Left publications. There’s details below. How are Left-wing publications responding to the challenges of the internet, the financial crisis and climate change? How do they perceive the Left in 21st century Australia? What does the future hold? AN UNDERGROUND TALK FORUM 6 for 6:30pm Wed 30 Sept New International Bookshop Trades Hall, cnr Victoria & Lygon Sts, Carlton Entry: $5 / $2 concession. More info (email) firstname.lastname@example.org Lesley Vick Dissent Alison Caddick Arena Jeff Sparrow Overland 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 24 February 202317 March 2023 Main Posts Final Results of the 2022 Judith Wright Poetry Prize Editorial Team Overland, the judges and the Malcolm Robertson Foundation are thrilled to announce the final results of the 2022 Judith Wright Poetry Prize. First published in Overland Issue 228 24 February 202317 March 2023 Main Posts Final Results of the 2022 Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize Editorial Team Overland, the judges and the Malcolm Robertson Foundation are thrilled to announce the final results of the 2022 Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize.