Lessons from European Austerity Facilitate Grassroots Collective Responses amid COVID-19

Bayla Ostrach and Megan A. Carney Neighborhood-level social solidarity efforts that emerged following the 2008 global financial crisis and attendant austerity measures in Sicily and Catalunya[i] continue in response to local impacts of COVID-19. These efforts have been especially pronounced in working-class and migrant neighborhoods where we conduct ongoing fieldwork — restrictions on travel related […]