Outside the Circle

Cindy Milstein

Stay Woke, Stay Kind

To all who carry the weight of this world on their shoulders as a constant companion. To all who can’t not see hierarchy and domination everywhere in this social order. … Continue reading

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Between the Covers: Rebellious Mourning

AK Press received its shipment today of my edited anthology Rebellious Mourning: The Collective Work of Grief, and not only shared this photo on Instagram but these words too: “I … Continue reading

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How Can “We” Anarchists in the United States Live Up to the Fight at Hand?

During the early part of the 10-day Mediterranean anarchist “Three Bridges” gathering in Athens (October 9 to 18), a comrade from a revolutionary anarchist group in Turkey sat next to … Continue reading

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Feminism as Pillar of Freedom

Quick shout-out to women (broadly/queerly defined) around the globe, typically struggling so much harder to survive the many assaults on their bodies, minds, and lives. But when push comes to … Continue reading

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Light at the Darkest of Times

We humans are pretty simple creatures. Although we may make up all sorts of complicated stories, myths, and holidays as intellectual justification, our need for illumination — whether in the … Continue reading

December 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

No Justice, Just Us

In this increasingly shattered world that isn’t ours, that isn’t even close to the caring and connective forms of social relations and social organization we aspire to—much as we valiantly … Continue reading

October 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

What’s in a Name? Everything!

On Tuesday, September 26, hundreds of students, faculty, staff, and community members interrupted a “debate” on whether to consider changing the name of a University of Michigan building. This “conversation” … Continue reading

September 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Texas Has My Heart

About a year and a half ago, the good folks at Solidarity Houston hosted me for a short visit. I’d never been to #Houston before, and was struck immediately by … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

As If It Were Today

Death is funny. It plays tricks on you. Death grabs your hand, twirls you around mercilessly, never lets you out of its dance. You become so dizzy, in fact, that … Continue reading

December 19, 2016 · 1 Comment