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Is This the Time for a Rent Strike? A Strategic Appraisal of Rent Strikes throughout History—and Today

Around the world, calls are circulating for rent strikes in response to the economic hardships inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This text, which was originally produced in Spanish and adapted for an English-language audience by Crimethinc, reviews over a century of rent strikes around the world in hopes of identifying what makes them succeed or fail, in order to evaluate whether this is an opportune moment for a global rent strike.

Quarantine

Some thoughts on the lockdown and the COVID-19 crisis written by an anarchist in the Philippines.

covid-19 lockdown: quarantine reflections

An anarchist perspective on the COVID-19 quarantine and lock down in Metro Manila.

Ang Virus ay Hindi Buhay, Samakatuwid Hindi Mapapatay

A pamphlet on the current COVID-19 pandemic, translated by an anarchist in the Philippines.

Workers Launch Wave of Wildcat Strikes As Trump Pushes for ‘Return to Work’ Amidst Exploding Coronavirus

A report on the spread of wildcat strikes in response to the coronavirus in the US. This article was first published by It's Going Down.

The coronavirus long term effect…

Staying Healthy, Staying Connected: COVID-19 info for prisoners

A zine created by Blue Ridge Anarchist Black Cross with information for prisoners about the coronavirus outbreak. Primarily in English with some Spanish sections, and designed for North Carolina inmates although most of the information will be applicable elsewhere.

Class War Not on Pause

The Anarchist Communist Group (ACG) responds to the "all in it together" approach of the media and political class.

On Rent Strike against Gentrification and the Pandemic: An Interview with Residents of Station 40 in San Francisco

An interview with the residents of Station 40 in San Francisco, who were among the first in the US to state their intention to go on a rent strike in response to the pandemic. This interview was first published by Crimethinc.

Lifting the Mask of Capitalist Disaster: The Coronavirus Response

From official disregard and denial to mismanaged response, each day the COVID-19 crisis brings into ever sharpening clarity the hypocrisy and moral bankruptcy of the ruling class. This article was first published by Black Rose Anarchist Federation.