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 3 First published in Overland Issue 228 16 June 202229 July 2022 Labour 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. 2 First published in Overland Issue 228 14 October 202025 November 2020 Television Labouring inside and getting outside of labour: lessons from (re)watching The Nanny Erin McFadyen In the frames of the Zoom window and this sitcom alike, it’s work to raise a child, to prepare meals, to hang out the laundry. It’s also work that exceeds in some way the mere production of exchangeable value; work which points to alternative systems of care, of solidarity, and of keeping ourselves going when paid productive opportunities are scarce.