Outside the Circle

Cindy Milstein

What Did You See in the Flames of Notre-Dame?

Certain images become Rorschach tests. They capture what’s on the minds of society at a particular juncture in human history. Especially if we’re honest about what we see and feel … Continue reading

April 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Call for Anthology Submissions: There Is Nothing So Whole as a Broken Heart: Mending the World as Queered Anarcha-Jews

There Is Nothing So Whole as a Broken Heart: Mending the World as Queered Anarcha-Jews Call for Submissions to an Anthology Edited by Cindy Milstein “On nights like these when … Continue reading

March 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

Mutual Fire Brigade

In mid-November 2018, smoke from the hellfires of so-called California drifted to my home base, so-called Michigan, as humans and nonhumans on the West Coast struggled to breath, struggled not … Continue reading

March 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

RevLeftRadio Interview: Grief, Death, and Communal Resistance

About a month ago, Breht with Revolutionary Left Radio interviewed me, and below you’ll find the edited result of our conversation, along with some links that Breht kindly included when … Continue reading

March 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

“12 Years Left”

Hyperbole has long been a staple of rousing speeches, fiery manifestos, and widespread graffiti during uprisings, rebellions, and revolutions. No one believes every word of such extravagant slogans, or takes … Continue reading

February 6, 2019 · 1 Comment

Mixing It Up with “Joy”

I’ve been saving this photo of a cat (wheat pasted on a wall in Tio’tia:ke/Montréal) for one of those days when other people (usually not me) feel the necessity to … Continue reading

February 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Never Stop Caring

Note: This piece is the introductory essay for the 2019 Certain Days calendar. I’m honored to be part of this remarkable project, which raises funds for those behind bars while … Continue reading

January 14, 2019 · Leave a comment