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Cindy Milstein

Solidarity, as Weapon and Practice, versus Killer Cops and White Supremacy (Revised Version)

  This piece by Cindy Milstein is a greatly revised version of an earlier post on this blog, written during the height of nightly street demos and freeway shutdowns in … Continue reading

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“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

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Anarchism Doesn’t Fit in Promoting Their Ballot Boxes

A bunch of years back, the “Don’t Just (Not) Vote” anarchist initiative emerged from a panel that I pulled together at the former (wonderful) National Conference on Organized Resistance — … Continue reading

November 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Unbearable Displacements

It was hard for me to comprehend, given the increasingly sanitized streets of most North American cities, the commonplace magnitude of street art in Athens during my recent trip to … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

“Willingness to Love and Be Loved in Return”

On this full-moon autumnal eve (October 27), wrapped in an orange blanket and sipping hot butternut squash soup in an effort to overcome a bad cold, I’m reminded (by something … Continue reading

October 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Koko Lepo Autonomous Kindergarten in Belgrade

There are so many stories and thoughts I want to share from the ten-day Mediterranean Anarchist Meetings in three cities (Athens, Thessaloniki, and Chania on Crete). I aim to pull … Continue reading

October 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Reclaiming Dignity

In this world of state, capital, and cops, most everything is being stolen or restolen from us. Here in Greece, austerity via the EU, wealthy global elites, and mega-financial institutions … Continue reading

October 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

October 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

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