#8: Comrades, This is Madness

The Salvage Editorial Collective on the Covid-19 crisis

‘Mothering Against the World’: Sophie Lewis on ‘Momrades’

‘The Bushes’: new fiction from China Miéville 

‘Hookers and Other Angels’: photography from Juno Mac

‘Prepared for the Worst’: Richard Seymour on Disaster Nationalism

‘Welfare State Populism and the “Left-Behind Left”’ by Kevin Ochieng Okoth

‘A Glimmer of a Shell of a Husk’ by Maya Osborne 

‘The Phallic Road to Socialism’ by Sebastian Budgen

A newly translated interview with Daniel Guérin

‘Nationalism After Coronavirus’ by Sivamohan Valluvan 

‘Striking in Striking Times: Capitalism’s Coronavirus Crisis’ by Gregor Gall 

‘Getting Dressed for a Pandemic’ by Camila Valle

‘Out of the Iron Lung: A Miasma Theory of Coronavirus’ by Matthew Broomfield

And poetry by Nisha Ramayya, this issue’s featured poet, and an interview with her conducted by Salvage poetry editor, Caitlín Doherty.

Plus the return of the Salvage Editorial Collective perspectives pamphlet, and a postcard.

From Issue 8

The Phallic Road to Socialism

The Phallic Road to Socialism

The following piece first appeared in print in Salvage #8: Comrades, This is Madness, our latest issue. Issue 8 is available to buy individually here. Our poetry, fiction and art remains exclusive to the print edition, and our subscribers have exclusive access to some...

Mothering Against the World: Momrades Against Motherhood

Mothering Against the World: Momrades Against Motherhood

The following piece first appeared in print in Salvage #8: Comrades, This is Madness, our latest issue. Issue 8 is available to buy individually here. Our poetry, fiction and art remains exclusive to the print edition, and our subscribers have exclusive access to some...

Prepared for the Worst: Disaster Nationalism

Prepared for the Worst: Disaster Nationalism

The overall psychological improvement was outpacing the material advantage. Richard Grunberg, A Social History of the Third Reich If individuals behaved like groups, they would be classified as mad. Hannah Segal I. Disaster nationalism is the kairos theory of the new...

Out of the Iron Lung:  A Miasma Theory of Coronavirus

Out of the Iron Lung: A Miasma Theory of Coronavirus

The following piece first appeared in print in Salvage #8: Comrades, This is Madness, our latest issue. Issue 8 is available to buy individually here. Our poetry, fiction and art remains exclusive to the print edition, and our subscribers have exclusive access to some...