Published in Overland Issue 214 Autumn 2014 Uncategorized Issue 214 Editorial team Contents Regulars Jacinda Woodhead – Editorial Alison Croggon Mel Campbell Giovanni Tiso Stephen Wright Contributors FEATURES Avan Judd Stallard Welcome to Curtin Working in a detention centre BJ Thomason A slippery bastard The many legends of Breaker Morant Jeff sparrow ‘Cats are out, sloths are in’ What’s the point of fact-checking? Andrew Nette A proletarian James Bond? Spy novels in the Soviet Bloc Claire Corbett The last space waltz? Saying goodbye to space travel Brendan Keogh On video game criticism A letter to Susan Sontag Jill Jolliffe A new thalidomide? The health costs of forced adoption Ira Lightman & Anthony Hayes Is plagiarism wrong? A debate FICTION Jennifer Mills – Fancy cuts: an introduction Josephine Rowe A small cleared space Kate Hall Little quiet one Anthony Panegyres Submerging Ben Walter What fear was POETRY Peter Minter Judge’s report: 2013 Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize MYLES GOUGH First place: topography Andrew Watts Second place: Lagrange Mitchell Welch Third place: Stanwell Tops ILLUSTRATIONS Murtaza Ali Jafari Ben Juers Lee Lai Megan cope Michael Hawkins Frances Howe Joanna Anderson COVER ART Ingo Giezendanner 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 27 January 2023 Cartoons In attacking us, they bring us together Sam Wallman 'What these bosses don't understand is that in attacking us, they bring us together.' (Paddy Crumlin, Maritime Union of Australia, Svitzer Rally November 2022) 2 First published in Overland Issue 228 24 January 202325 January 2023 Politics The end of the politics of care Giovanni Tiso The daily spectacle of televised briefings was not unique to New Zealand, and it may simply be the case that Ardern thrived when given the opportunity to speak to the public directly—in other words, that she was better than others at it. Alternatively, we could say that her rhetoric found in the pandemic the ground on which to turn into concrete action. Either way, the benefits we derived in terms of lives saved from the remarkable extension of that social license are literally incalculable.