March 30, 2021
From Anarchist Studies

This article considers the implications of the Covid-19 pandemic, and attendant power grabs by the police, on street mobilisations. Neil Middleton focuses on France and Greece to trace the dynamics of previous crises into this new phase of crisis. He highlights the state’s changing strategies and tactics in each context, and points to the new challenges this poses to decentralised protest tactics and autonomous movements.

Pandemic and Reaction – Developments in France and Greece

[Part of a series of articles reflecting on anarchist responses to the Covid-19 crisis and lockdown, one year on].