Published in Overland Issue 222 Autumn 2016 Uncategorized Issue 222 admin REGULARS Editorial – Jacinda Woodhead Vane Lindesay On John McLaren Mel Campbell Natalie Harkin Giovanni Tiso Alison Croggon FEATURES Ben Brooker Production lines of flesh and bone Meat-eating and the left Stephanie Convery Get your hands off my sister Rape and feminist justice Antony Loewenstein After independence South Sudan five years on Maxine Beneba Clarke The current inhabitants of the island A memoir AJ CarrutHErs, lia inCoGnita, saMuEl waGan watson, ElEna GoMEz Four perspectives on race and racism in Australian poetry A discussion Dean Brandum and Andrew Nette Police fictions On the history of crime television FICTION aliCE punG, EllEn van nEErvEn, stEpHaniE ConvEry Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize report laurEn FolEy First place: K-k-k ElizabEtH tan Coca-Cola birds sing sweetest in the morning As In the end, in the head Jo lanGdon What do you tell JaCk latiMorE Where waters meet POETRY Peter MintEr and toby FitCH 2015 Judith Wright Poetry Prize report Ella o’kEEFE First place: alkaway Omar Sakr Second place: Not so wild Jakob ziGuras Third place: Jet lag song nets ART wORk MiCHEllE Farran Brent stEGEMan admin More by admin 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?