With the shutdown of businesses, schools and countless other institutions, millions of
people are facing loss of income, housing and access to basic survival
resources, including food. The need for self-organized infrastructures of
mutual aid, care and resilience could not be clearer. In the coming weeks and
months, rent strikes and other acts of collective refusal are on the horizon.
How could these works of mutual aid flow into the construction of a dual power
situation? As the system collapses, can physical bases of autonomy and
solidarity transform our relationship to the state?