Published in Overland Issue 211 Winter 2013 Uncategorized Issue 211 Editorial team Contents Regulars Jeff Sparrow – Editorial Alison Croggon Judy Horacek Stephen Wright Rjurik Davidson Features Stephanie Convery Pump On bodybuilding Jill Dimond Ned Kelly’s skull Who took Ned’s head? Jacinda Woodhead All those women Abortion and the Deep North Jennifer Mills and Benjamin Laird Paying the writers A dialogue about writing and money Anwyn Crawford The possibility of patronage The pros and cons of crowdfunding Giovanni Tiso ‘The Net will save us’ Political solutionism and the Five Star Movement Guy Rundle The one day of pure form The paradoxes of Anzac Ramon Glazov The innocence of Australians Security nightmare lit Anna Greer All at sea Sailing with Sea Shepherd Fiction Ryan O’Neill The traveller Helen Gildfind The ferryman Warwick Newnham Peregrinus Requiescat Poetry Louise Molloy Stop staring at my nuts Joel Ephraims Maelstrom Barry O’Donohue Vietnam ritual Philip Hammial Trapeze Angela Gardner Three Lessons from a Market Economy Jules Leigh Koch The shearwaters Stella Rosa Mcdonald Natural editors Cameron Lowe Watching the players Banjo James Take away sonnet John Leonard Autumn day Luke Whitington The swallows in Saint Peter’s Square Graphics Lofo Editorial team More by Editorial team 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 March 202324 March 2023 War Conga line to Armageddon: the rush to get us into a war with China Ben Brooker It shouldn’t need spelling out that Australia could not win a war with China in any sense that matters, even with the backing of the US and its allies. At best, such a victory would be a Pyrrhic one. At worst, we would be so utterly humiliated as to not even know what kind of defeat had been inflicted upon us. First published in Overland Issue 228 23 March 2023 Trans rights Why gender essentialism is a white supremacist ideology Maddison Stoff The idea that these neo-Nazis are just ‘cosplayers’, rather than the local version of an international and decades-long attempt by numerous lone wolves and paramilitary groups to seize control of multiple countries, is too dangerous to seriously contemplate. The better question might be: why do so many anti-trans rights activists, who often see themselves as left-wing or self-describe as feminists, tolerate or downplay the presence of Nazis in their circles? And, just as importantly, why do neo-Nazis show up to support them?