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 20221 December 2022 Reviews Calling the racist a racist: Janaka Malwatta’s blackbirds don’t mate with starlings John Kinsella Malwatta is a skilled and motivated user of tone and tonality in expression, and he shifts between perpetrator and victim with a disturbing but powerful ease: we hear the racists in the hospital, we hear them at the barbecue, and we hear the racism coming from the mouths of white leaders and dissemblers. First published in Overland Issue 228 30 November 202230 November 2022 Politics The return of public power to Victoria? Zacharias Szumer The newly elected Andrews government has promised to bring public ownership of electricity back to Victoria. However, there are no immediate plans to reinstate the public utility model that prevailed through much of the twentieth century. Rather, a publicly owned renewables company will operate within an electricity market shaped by decades of neoliberal reform.