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Well, the kind of thing I'm envisioning hasn't really happened yet. In Europe there's still communes from the 60s/70s wave and newer ones set up on cheap land, as well as squatted eco-villages. A few have been criminalised but most are still going. In Germany there's a cluster around Wendland for instance, often the German ones are wagenplatz (caravan parks); in Spain some are in remote valleys but a lot are within cycling distance of the big cities. La ZAD is another good example although it was eventually part-repressed. Poole's Land in Canada seemed to work pretty well though I've heard it's defunct, or maybe just closed to visitors. At the moment a lot of the rural sites are very low-tech, but there's no reason today why they couldn't be active online and have people doing distance work as well as drop-outs. Someone in the last TOTW mentioned Free State Project which seems to have worked quite well though of course it's not my politics. The way I'd envision it is, a cluster of several different co-housing projects within close proximity, plus sympathetic households moving into the area; attempts to create local autonomous services covering the different groups in the area; plenty of boltholes and defensive infrastructure just in case; a main route in and out with kinda concentric circles of those more or less dropped-out at different distances from it. Some kind of warning system in case of raids etc. Terrain complexity so it's hard for the state to know how many people are there at a given time. We'd have several of these in different states, counties or (in Europe) countries, ideally with low-surveillance travel routes between them such as canals, cycle paths, hiking trails; if one is repressed then people could disperse to other sites in the network. Ideally we'd use inclusive services and Latin American-style community conscientization to build good relations with and politically influence locals and neutralise as far as possible the threat posed by the local state.

In the global South, I haven't got a clear idea how it would work but at the moment there's hardly any post-left anarchists outside the core (the odd insu, punk or eco group in Latin America, Turkey, Southeast Asia aside, and these generally urban groups). There was a sudden growth of Marxist groups in the South previously from the 50s onwards, which seems to have happened via Southern elite students in Europe picking up Marxist ideas, taking them back "home", and then doing the run-to-the-hills thing as a strategic move. Village and shanty-town communities are generally quite anti-authoritarian in their way of life, but plugged into authoritarian politics and ideologies with a real disconnect from their needs at the moment. The way I'd see it working is that we put some basic theory out in digestible form, and set up affinity groups in each country whose role is to carry the approach to different areas, bringing it into communities in the same way Latin American movements do today with Marxism (I've really struggled to find how they do this as there is no literature in English, but it seems to be based on Freirean methodology: finding "generative themes" based on existing community concerns which communities are then encouraged to find their own solutions to, on an autonomous basis). In this way we could end up with large post-left "territories" in areas where state control is already weak. Then in 20 years time when we have the next 1968-wave or crisis of accumulation, we're set-up to really challenge the system.