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Don’t Panic: Let's Organize! is a citizen-led coalition project in Bologna, Italy comprised of over 40 organizations –from anarchist trade unions to friars' groups."
If this isn't a wake-up call on capitalism, what is? If we're living in a world where you're not allowed to stop for even two weeks or a month or everything falls apart, that must raise some questions. It's very interesting to see people are now really advocating for a public health system or more funding in education and in research. A lot of things that used to be leftist, minority positions are now being brought back into the debate.
The Lena Modotti Brigade is a nieghborhood-based force in Milan of over 200 volunteers who collect and organize food, medicine, and supplies which are then brought to vulnerable families confined to their homes.
The experience of the brigades must be a turning point, an impetus for reflection by everyone about all of the struggles we've fought until now. The state has taken everything from us over the last years [healthcare, public education funding, etc] and it has been totally absent during this moment of emergency. Only the work of solidarity has helped the poorest people. The lowest classes are the ones are paying for what the government hasn't been able to do. The ones who do this work are solidarity people [persone solidale] like us who understood the situation and entered the field to help — even though it is risking our lives.