Cindy Milstein

Coffee with Comrades - Episode 82: "Messy Beautiful" ft. Cindy Milstein

Coffee with Comrades - Episode 82: "Messy Beautiful" ft. Cindy Milstein

From Coffee with Comrades

This week, Cindy Milstein sits down for a conversation with Pearson about her new edited anthology, Deciding For Ourselves: The Promise of Direct Democracy. In this episode, we chat about joy, grief, organizing in an era of COVID-19, direct democrac(ies), and the beautiful messiness of participatory praxis and collaborative decision-making. 

Collective Care Is Our Best Weapon against COVID-19

From Outside the Circle

While “social distancing” is a necessary tool to help stop the spread of this virus, it will only be effective if it’s grounded in an ethics and practice of social solidarity and collective care. COVID-19 clearly demonstrates that only by deeply looking out for each other — acting as if everyone’s life has inherent worth and is at risk; as if the health of one is the health of all — will we actually be able to lessen the amount of sickness and death, not to mention the emotional weight on us all. Unless everyone cooperates, the virus exponentially spreads.

Roundtable: From “Another World is Possible” to the Possible End of the World, 1999–2019

Roundtable: From “Another World is Possible” to the Possible End of the World, 1999–2019

From Outside the Circle by Cindy Milstein

The following conversation between myself, Aaron Lakoff, and Sharmeen Khan is from issue 21 of the Upping the Ante journal, and can be found for free online at https://uppingtheanti.org/journal/article/21-the-long-memory-is-the-most-radical-idea.

The Institute for Advanced Troublemaking: Anarchist Summer School

From the Institute for Advanced Troublemaking

ANNOUNCING THE DATES FOR OUR FOURTH ANARCHIST SUMMER SCHOOL:

AUGUST 1-9, 2020!

Apply Here Bub

This summer will be the fourth annual Institute for Advanced Troublemaking (IAT), a weeklong anarchist theory and action summer school for adults of all ages.

New Zine: Mutual Fire Brigade

From Sprout Distro

“Mutual Fire Brigade” was written for and appeared in March 2019 in DOPE 5, an anarchistic magazine published in so-called London, and distributed free to those behind bars and those without homes. See dogsection.org/dope/. Jeff Clark kindly and beautifully transformed it into this zine. Here’s an excerpt:

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