Outside the Circle

Cindy Milstein

From an Alley to Unist’ot’en: Solidarity

The alleys of so-called Montreal (aka Tio’tia:ke) are a special joy, even in the dead of winter and capital/state-fueled climate catastrophe. They are spaces where people engage in decommodified life … Continue reading

January 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Our Bones Remember the Pain

January 7, 2019/5779.  Enforcers of colonialism and capitalism bear down, with menace, on the Wet’suwet’en territory in “an extension of the genocide that Wet’suwet’en have survived since contact,” to borrow … Continue reading

January 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Two-Part Dialogue with Final Straw Radio

In October, when stopping over for a couple days in so-called lovely Asheville on a Rebellious Mourning: The Collective Work of Grief (AK Press) book tour, I got to savor many … Continue reading

December 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Eight Reflections: Hanukkah 2018

Night 1: To all my fellow rebel jews, though the space may be far between us geographically at this moment, sending out especial love and light on this first night … Continue reading

December 12, 2018 · 1 Comment

Our Grief Is a Starting Point in the Fight against Fascism

The following essay appeared on Truthout on November 6, 2018, at https://truthout.org/articles/our-grief-is-a-starting-point-in-the-fight-against-fascism/. * * * Daily, and sometimes hourly, we are assaulted by the latest losses. It isn’t simply that time … Continue reading

November 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Finding Our Way

My friend Jose Cruz shared this stencil of his recently, noting that “bigger than hate is our natural love 4 each other.” He then paired this pair of kids with … Continue reading

February 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

J20: Keep Loving, Keep Fighting

This time last year, tens of thousands (or more) put their hearts, minds, and bodies into resisting the inauguration of an increasingly fascistic regime — itself embedded in the genocidal … Continue reading

January 22, 2018 · Leave a comment