Published in Overland Issue 239 Winter 2020 · Labour / Comics May Day 2020 Sam Wallman Sam Wallman Sam Wallman is a unionist and cartoonist based on unceded Wurundjeri country. He is a member of the Workers Art Collective. His new longform book, Our Members Be Unlimited: a Comic About Unions is out now through Scribe Publications. You can follow his work here. More by Sam Wallman › 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 17 August 202322 August 2023 · Technology Authentic labour: how influencers train us for the future of work Rob Horning Social media could be supposed to have surfaced a latent consumer demand for media that feature more ‘relatable’ stars with more diverse kinds of talents, who can serve as parasocial companions and provide ongoing inspiration for how to live a more mediagenic life. But in practice, all influencers necessarily share the exact same talent: navigating algorithmic recommendation systems and learning how to maintain attention through their protocols. 3 First published in Overland Issue 228 16 June 202229 July 2022 · literary culture Labour and nostalgia in David Ireland’s Unknown Industrial Prisoner Liam Diviney The larger industrial factories David Ireland worked at and wrote about needed oceans for their runoff. Those machines are the shape of his second novel, and his first of three to win a Miles Franklin award, The Unknown Industrial Prisoner.