Outside the Circle

Cindy Milstein

To Pieces

There’s a way in which falling to pieces, brokenness, is the only choice in this present social order, which denies life at every turn. We can hardly face the news … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Slow to Notice

Yet again, despite my disbelief in horoscopes (though profound belief in the value of looking up at the stars), there’s an eerie convergence of my life and the one person’s … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

One Can Never Build Too Many Homes

I’m fortunate. I have a home in San Francisco in the heart of what’s left of the Mission with 15 eccentric, good-hearted folks-as-family in a 10-year-old anarchist collective space, even … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Creature Comforts

Today this 10-year-old — one of my favorite kids in the world, and now part of my chosen family here in my childhood hometown of East Lansing, Michigan, a place … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Moving Days

A year ago, I was listening to peepers as I stood outside in the quiet of a star-covered mid-Michigan late evening, as fireflies twinkled at me on all sides. It … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Free City Radio Interview on Anti-Gentrification Struggles in the Bay Area

Listen to an interview with anarchist writer, organizer and activist Cindy Milstein reflecting on current anti-gentrification struggles taking place in the Bay Area. This interview details both the gentrification-driven violence … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

Google Will Never Be a “Good Neighbor”; We Need to Be Our Own Best Hope

Note: This piece was originally published on Fireworks, a Bay Area anarchist newspaper, at http://fireworksbayarea.com/newswire/google-will-never-be-a-good-neighbor-we-need-to-be-our-own-best-hope/) *  *  * Pictured here is some of the dark side of the Star-Wars-themed demonstration, … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

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