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How to Live Like the World is Ending

  • Posted on: 14 December 2019
  • By: thecollective
How to Live Like the World is Ending

From Birds Before the Storm

The world might be ending.

There’s a commonly replicated piece of anarchist folk art that means a lot to me. I don’t know who drew it. It’s a drawing of a tree with a circle-A superimposed. The text of it reads “even if the world was to end tomorrow I would still plant a tree today.”

What Are We Going to do About These Concentration Camps?

  • Posted on: 24 June 2019
  • By: thecollective

They’re not coming for me today. I’m a trans woman, so yeah the right wing is working its base into a fervor blaming me for all our social ills and to be certain I’ve gotten a lot worse attention from strangers since Trump came into office. But no one is trying to put me in a camp. I could keep my head down. A short term cost/benefit analysis says that I should.

Fuck that.