Since Covid-19 hit the UK, thousands of new mutual aid groups have been set up to allow neighbours to help one another. But is there a danger of losing the 'mutual'? Bob Thust, Maff Potts and guests discuss – and devise potential solutions.
How do we best nurture mutual aid? In this episode, Vidhya Alakeson and Angela Fell discuss how institutions can create a supportive environment and enable community action – rather than trying to replace it.
Thomas Waring of Macc and 'rabble rouser' Amardeep Dhillon join for a politically charged look at the recent Kruger report: “It’s basically saying we’re going to accept mutual aid as long as it’s not challenging the normal order of things.”
How do you capture a butterfly without crushing its wings? Just one challenge explored by Dr Simon Kaye of New Local Government Network and Pat Fernandes of Advice for Renters, who join podcast co-hosts Bob Thust and Maff Potts.
Thousands of new mutual aid groups have emerged in the wake of Covid-19: enabling neighbours and friends to both give and receive support. But is there a danger of losing the 'mutual'? Bob, Maff and guests discuss – and offer potential solutions.