Published in Overland Issue 225 Summer 2016 · Uncategorized Issue 225 admin REGULARS Editorial Natalie Harkin giovanni tiso mel campbell alison croggon Contributors FEATURES jason wilson the new patriotism Trumpism beyond Trump vashti kenway no pasarán! Fighting Australia’s Far Right Claire Parfitt & Kirsty McCully the state of the working class Debt and precarity Jeanine Leane other peoples’ stories When is writing cultural appropriation? katie dobbs radical passivity Patty Hearst to Ottessa Moshfegh helen heath using/abusing fembots The ethics of sex with robots tom clark form versus content Misogyny versus Blue Ties liam byrne the antis On the conscription plebiscite fiction tony birch liam Alex philp agistment fiction prize Cameron Weston Sweeping First place, Story Wine Prize POETRY charlotte guest egg tempera networking drinks claire nashar story Marty Hiatt on the origin of Poetry a sapphic collaboration On the Occasion of Gig Ryan’s Sixtieth Birthday artwork sam wallman Guest artist issue 225: cover, illustrations pages 17, 25, 46–47 brent stegeman All other artwork FAir australia Winners of the 2016 NUW Fair Australia Prize 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 1 December 20231 December 2023 · History ‘We’re doing everything but treaty’: Law reform and sovereign refusal in the colonial debtscape Maria Giannacopoulos I coined the concept of the colonial debtscape while working to understand the relation between debt and sovereignty in the wake of the 2007 Global Financial crisis. Despite the referendum held in Greece in 2015 where the people voted against austerity, austerity as punishment, was imposed anyway. As this was a colonising move, that is, the imposition of an external and foreign law on local populations against their will, it was to Aboriginal scholars here that I turned to begin to put the pieces together. First published in Overland Issue 228 30 November 202330 November 2023 · Urbanism The Plains exposes the psychic terrain of Victoria’s highways Fred Pryce The Plains charts the psychic terrain of the freeway in miniature, peeling back the lid of the private vehicle to expose just one of the millions of dramas taking place in simultaneity, severed from one another yet still part of the same city-wide traffic ballet.