Published in Overland Issue 205 Summer 2011 · Uncategorized Issue 205 Jeff Sparrow summer 2011 ISBN 978-0-9871301-2-9 published 2 December 2011 Mattias Gardell on the Oslo massacre, the politics of Indigenous languages, an extract from Alexis Wright’s forthcoming novel and much more. Contents Regulars Jeff Sparrow − Editorial Alison Croggon Features Mattias Gardell − Terror in the Norwegian woods The rise of a anti-Muslim far Right in Europe Robert Bollard − Who was Bet B? Aboriginality and identity Xavier Rizos− Will the market save us? The logic of a carbon tax Brad Nguyen – Morality begone! Interpreting violence in the age of riots and revolution Stephanie Convery and Katrina Fox Sexing up animal rights: is it wrong? A discussion Rjurik Davidson – ‘You are sick! This is not art!’ Torture porn films and politics Sarah Drummond − Whale, daughter A slow death at sea Language and politics in Indigenous writing A PEN forum Arnold Zable John Bradley Kim Scott Marie Munkara Peter Slezak – Silence resembling stupidity The New Atheists and Islam Meanland: Caroline Hamilton – Sympathy for the devil? Small presses and free markets Debate Robert Lukins versus Ali Alizadeh That Australian Poetry should attempt to bring poetry into the mainstream Robert Lukins − Affirmative Ali Alizadeh − Negative Robert Lukins − Rebuttal Ali Alizadeh − Rebuttal Fiction Stephen Muecke − Experiment No. 1 in Animal Tourism Louise Pine − Letter to a small village Alexis Wright − extract from The Swan Book Poetry Cameron Lowe − Theatre Cath Drake − Fresh Kill Eileen Chong – Mary: A Fiction Angela Smith – Jennifer Maiden woke up in The Lodge Stuart Barnes – sad Molly Guy – Edith’s dead mother D J Huppatz – Bite the Wax Tadpole | Heide | One February or July Maketh Ajak – I need the finger of God inside my mind Phillip Hall – At Wentworth Falls Ruby Todd – the supplement Stuart Cooke – Elites Cover Yhonnie Scarce, What they wanted 2006–2010 courtesy the artist and Dianne Tanzer Gallery 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 28 September 202328 September 2023 · Cartoons Ban cars from the city Sam Wallman Sam Wallman makes the case for closing the streets off one by one. First published in Overland Issue 228 27 September 2023 · Sport When the sport circus comes on Country Jenny Fraser The next huckster in the carnival of sport is the upcoming 2032 Brisbane Olympic Games. If we want aspects of it to be in line with Aboriginal protocol, we need action from across the four winds of the world. If it’s not done right we need solidarity and protest just the same. We are each other’s safety net in this theatre of sport. As a senior Aboriginal woman activist once told me, ‘we are all only as good as we negotiate’.