Published in Overland Issue 226 Autumn 2017 · Uncategorized Issue 226 admin REGULARS EDITORIAL 2 GIOVANNI TISO 11 ALISON CROGGON 26 MEL CAMPBELL 35 NATALIE HARKIN 51 CONTRIBUTORS 94 FEATURES AMY THOMAS 3 IT IS STILL THE BALANDA WAY The war on Indigenous languages CJ CHANCO 13 ‘LAW AND ORDER’ Populism in the Philippines ANGUS REOCH 20 ALL WORLDS DIE Against apocalyptic despair RAMON GLAZOV 40 THE QUEST FOR PRIMORDIAL WHITENESS On racial fantasies RORY DUFFICY 46 SYMPTOMS OF STASIS The politics of collapse ELIZABETH SUTHERLAND 53 TO BE A QUEER TEACHER Homophobia in the workplace ANDREW DEAN 60 LOST OBJECTS Nostalgia, Trump and Brexit SUBHASH JAIRETH 88 THROUGH THE EYES OF A HUMANIST Polyphonic literature FICTION ANDREI SELEZNEV 66 THE WAR IS A BIRD AFOPEFOLUWA OJO 69 A CONSEQUENCE OF THINGS HELEN DINMORE 75 SUPER FALLING STAR KATY WARNER 82 THE TRIP First place, Neilma Sidney Prize POETRY PRIZE JILL JONES & TOBY FITCH 28 JUDGES’ REPORT ALISON WHITTAKER 29 MANY GIRLS WHITE LINEN Equal first, Judith Wright Poetry HOLLY ISEMONGER 31 OK CUPID Equal first, Judith Wright Poetry LACHLAN BROWN 32 SELF-DIVISION Runner-up, Judith Wright Poetry POETRY OMAR SAKR SWITCH 37 A LUNAR BINGE 38 DAN HOGAN OLD GROWTH/HIGH DEFINITION 39 ARTWORK NICKY MINUS GUEST ARTIST ISSUE 226: COVER, ILLUSTRATIONS PAGES 66, 69, 75, 82 BRENT STEGEMAN ALL OTHER 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 7 December 20237 December 2023 · Food Righteous appetites: the dilemmas of the ethical omnivore’s diet Jaimee Edwards The pastoral is our setting for the good life that puts the 'ethical' in 'ethical sausage'. The websites for small-scale farms and ethical meat butchers around the world look like brochures for retirement living. Together, the happy animals, their conscientious handlers, and ceremonial butchers form a picture of aligned values. First published in Overland Issue 228 6 December 20236 December 2023 · The environment A sitting duck? Environmentalism and working-class recreation Scott Robinson Masculinity, like hunting, cannot on its own explain the persistent tensions between environmentalism and labour. Work itself dominates the formation of our relationship with nature, so that even in play and leisure we are shaped by the physical and mental techniques applied to us in employment.