Pandemic solidarity : mutual aid during the Covid-19 crisis / edited by Marina Sitrin and Colectiva Sembrar ; foreword by Rebecca Solnit.

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Collects first-hand experiences from around the world of people creating their own networks of solidarity and mutual aid in the time of Covid-19.


London : Pluto Press, 2020.

Physical description

xxiv, 276 pages : black and white illustrations ; 21 cm.


Foreword / by Rebecca Solnit -- Introduction / by Marina Sitrin -- About Colectiva Sembrar -- Communal lifeboat : direct democracy in Rojava (NE Syria) / Emre Sahin and Khabat Abbas -- "Capitalism kills, solidarity gives life" : a glimpse of solidarity networks from Turkey / Seyma Özdemir -- Solidarity network in Iraq during Covid-19 : this time the enemy is invisible / Midya Khudhur -- Sharing spaces and crossing borders : voices from Taiwan / Chia-Hsu Jessica Chang -- Standing in solidarity with those who must refuse to keep a social distance : disability activism in South Korea / Ji Young Shin ; translated by Han Gil Jang -- Rethinking minority and mainstream in India / Debarati Roy -- Confronting state authoritarianism : civil society and community-based solidarity in southern Africa / Boaventura Monjane -- On intersectional solidarity in Portugal / Lais Gomes Duarte and Raquel Lima -- Solidarity flourishes under lockdown in Italy / Eleanor Finley -- Solidarity networks in Greece / EP and TP -- Viral solidarity : experiences from the UK / Neil Howard -- Turtle Island / carla bergman and magalí rabasa with Ariella Patchen and Seyma Özdemir -- Argentina : injustices magnified, memories of resistance reactivated / Nancy Viviana Piñeiro and Liz Mason-Deese -- On grassroots organizing : excerpts from Brazil / Vanessa Zettler -- Concluding to begin / Colectiva Sembrar.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.



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