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Ah I see. Yeah, lots of countries making it harder to get in *or* out. I'm thinking strategically, medium-term, rather than right away anyway; we shall see whether borders stay closed. My impression worldwide is, some Southern countries went in hard to begin with but lockdowns were unenforceable, public opinion split or frayed and they haven't stayed in covid-mania so long. A lot of them have avoided second or third-wave lockdowns and are now freer than Northern countries. About half of Africa didn't have lockdowns and a lot of the rest had curfews which only applied in cities. Eastern Europe copied the west but with low compliance. India did nothing then had a hard lockdown overnight which caused a huge crisis and proved mostly unenforceable, they've avoided having a second lockdown. Southeast Asia hasn't had bad outbreaks and is mostly open again. Poorer countries which introduce second lockdowns seem to be having a lot of unrest. There's a few countries (Sri Lanka, Philippines, South Africa) went in harder than the west and didn't let people out at all. China have used the crisis very cleverly to expand cybernetic control without actually locking down most of the country; I'm anticipating large (possibly US-backed) guerrilla insurgencies in Xinjiang and Tibet within about a decade, then we'll *really* see what decolonization looks like today. Lockdowns are designed with the North in mind; I doubt they "work" anywhere, but they're particularly absurd in crowded shanty-towns with one tap per 100 people and with residents at risk of starving if they don't work for two weeks. Plus a lot of places with young demographics or mainly rural populations have hardly been hit by covid, there's a lot more deaths from TB which is both curable and vaccinatable but no-one cares.

As I say, I don't have a definite project in mind when talking about this stuff (land projects etc). I'm thinking in general and medium-term, how to escape the emerging control society (if it manages to emerge rather than just collapse) and get anarchy out of the rut it's in. In the North I think the best we can do is regroup as remote drop-out communities and recompose counterpower from there; we're a small minority surrounded by idiots. In the South I'm thinking more in terms of how to create a global movement by mobilising the poor and excluded on a huge scale, leading to large autonomous territories - because the poor in the South are considerably less idiotic than the average European or American and haven't been exposed to post-left anarchy yet. Projects in the South might work better as full insurgencies if anyone has the balls and the skills for it. Long March model but with post-left anti-politics, or like how the jihadis get all their people from all over the world in their warzones/base areas, but again with post-left anti-politics. The other main options are the Freirean kind of community politics but tweaked towards post-left approaches, or trying to work with existing quasi-autonomous organisations and move them in our direction (collectivism, vanguardism and self-sacrifice are the big problems I think). Wandering Teachers but with anarchist ways of living rather than literacy.