Published in Overland Issue 207 Winter 2012 · Uncategorized Issue 207 Jeff Sparrow Contents Regulars Jeff Sparrow − Editorial Judy Horacek Alison Croggon Rjurik Davidson Features Matthew Clayfield − Waiting on the Arriaga-Ixtepec The horrific ordeal of America’s immigrants Jennifer Lee − A big fat fight The case for fat activism Gail Dines & Sharon Smith − Porn and the misogyny emergency What should feminists prioritise? Jessica Whyte − ‘Intervene, I said’ Human rights versus social justice Diana M Pho − Leftist constructs The radicalism of steampunk Toufic Haddad − The Arab revolutions reloaded What follows the Arab Spring? Jo Case, John Weldon & Malcolm Neil − Bookshops, ebooks and the future of the novel A Meanland roundtable Louis Proyect − Republican Democrats The real Barack Obama Anitra Nelson & Frans Timmerman − Non-market socialism today Glimpses of another future Fiction Sarah Schmidt − The dolphin Luke Johnson − Of rivers and blood Stephen Pham − Holiday in little Saigon Poetry Patrick Jones − Step by Step Joe Dolce − Starvation Box Blues Andy Quan − Islands Pam Brown − To Nina Sam Langer − ‘Clouds fall like snow on the sky’s clear rocks’ Fiona Hile − Maximum Security Mark O’Flynn − Corydalis William Druce − poem a Sebastian Gurciullo − Published by Global Supermarket Pty Ltd Fiona Yardley − Your Bath David Prater − Wireless Alan Wearne − Also Starring … Graphics Lofo Vane Lindesay 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 1 June 20231 June 2023 · Politics Turning peaceful protesters into criminals—again Evan Smith So the Summary Offences (Obstruction of Public Places) Bill 2023 has been passed by South Australia’s Legislative Assembly and will become law. Fifteen hours of debate in the upper house, led by the Greens and SA Best, could not overturn the bill that was reportedly rushed through the lower house in just twenty-two minutes a fortnight ago. First published in Overland Issue 228 31 May 202331 May 2023 · Film In Memoriam: Kenneth Anger’s cinematic incantations Eloise Ross ‘Making a movie is casting a spell,’ said Kenneth Anger about his lifelong profession, his unique and spectacular talent, his very own dark magic. That certainly describes how I was lured into his realm. There was a time in my life where I would watch Anger’s seven-minute film Rabbit’s Moon basically on repeat, infatuated by its blue-tinted images of a sprightly harlequin dancing around a clearing and calling silently to the moon. It was poetry.