COVID brought mutual aid – a concept with a long, radical history in communist and anarchist politics – to the mainstream. But many people delivering mutual aid during the pandemic may have misunderstood its mission. Much of the supportive work was done by existing charities and faith groups, but as direct giving, rather than mutual sharing. Community Fridges are the exception.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jan 2022


  • Community fridges
  • Mutual Aid
  • Anarchist politics

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