Outside the Circle

Cindy Milstein

Anarchism

Note: This piece is a reworked extract from my book Anarchism and Its Aspirations (IAS/AK Press, 2010,¬†http://www.akpress.org/anarchism-and-its-aspirations.html) for the Lexicon pamphlet series put together by the Institute for Anarchist Studies. … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Occupy Anarchism”: Musings on Prehistories, Present (Im)Perfects & Future (Im)Perfects

I wrote the following essay for the anthology We Are Many: Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation (AK Press, 2012), edited by Kate Khatib, Margaret Killjoy, and Mike … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Things I Hate about San Francisco’s Gentrification: A Love Poem

Below you’ll find, first, a lengthy first-person prologue exploring the loss and grief many of us are experiencing — at accelerated paces — as our communities, cities, and loved ones … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · 13 Comments

Waking to Revolution

Note: This essay-poem, written in January 2011, is from Paths toward Utopia: Graphic Explorations of Everyday Anarchism (Oakland, CA: PM Press, 2012), a collaborative book of picture-essays by Cindy Milstein … Continue reading

September 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Paths toward Utopia: Asserting the Commons against Enclosures

Workshop presented at the Mobilizing and Organizing from Below Conference in Baltimore, MD, June 1-3, 2012. For more coverage, go to http://indyreader.org/mobconf.

January 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Paths toward Utopia: YouTube Explorations of Everyday Anarchism

I can’t vouch for this YouTube rendition of the Paths toward Utopia: Graphic Explorations of Everyday Anarchism (PM Press, 2012) presentation that Erik Ruin and I did about our book … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Gift

[Text from Paths toward Utopia: Graphic Explorations of Everyday Anarchism (PM Press, 2012), a collaborative book of picture-essays by Cindy Milstein and Erik Ruin, with a foreword by Josh MacPhee, … Continue reading

December 1, 2012 · 4 Comments

The Shades of Love

The following essay was written for the anthology Revolutionary Love Letters (Minor Compositions, forthcoming in 2014), edited by Jamie Heckert, who kindly and lovingly gave me permission to share it … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · 4 Comments

“Occupy Anarchism”: An Excerpt (for Now)

A whole big bunch of us radicals-who-write are bound together in the new anthology We Are Many: Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation, edited by Kate Khatib, Margaret … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · 3 Comments

Reappropriate the Imagination!

(Note: This essay originally appeared in Realizing the Impossible: Art against Authority, edited by Josh MacPhee and Erik Reuland [AK Press, 2007]). *** An art exhibit, albeit a small one, … Continue reading

June 20, 2012 · 2 Comments
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