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Month: February 2009

New Publications!

Posted on February 27th, 2009 in AK Allies

At AK, we always love to learn about new and forthcoming publications. Here are two that we recently stumbled upon that we found particularly exciting: * * * Comrades from Los Angeles have just released the first issue of the Revolutionary Autonomous Communities / Comunidades Autonomas Revolucionarias zine, which looks great and, among other articles, […]

Feminist Review on Abolition Now!

Posted on February 23rd, 2009 in AK Allies, Reviews of AK Books

The nice folks at Feminist Review recently reviewed AK’s Abolition Now! Ten Years of Strategy and Struggle Against the Prison Industrial Complex. They’ve actually reviewed quite a few AK titles over time…but that’s not why you should check out their site. You should check it out because they’re a collective of ten editors and 200 […]

14th Annual Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair

Posted on February 20th, 2009 in AK Allies, Happenings

We hope to see you at the 14th Annual Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair on March 14, 2009! It’s sure to be a great event! For information about the book fair, please visit this site. And, when you’re there, please stop by AK’s table and say hello!

AK Authors Blogroll!

Posted on February 18th, 2009 in AK Authors!

One of the great things about dealing with marketing & publicity for AK Press is having the chance to work with authors who are really excited about promoting their books and staying up-to-date on what’s going on with social and political struggles here in the U.S. and across the globe. Sitting here thinking about stuff […]

10-Day Sale: 20% off everything on the AK Press website!

Posted on February 14th, 2009 in AK News, Happenings

In celebration of Black History Month, AK Press is having a 10-day web sale! From Thursday, February 12 through Sunday, February 22, ALL ITEMS ON OUR WEBSITE will be 20% off the list price! Please note: subscriptions to Friends of AK Press and gift certificates are not eligible for sale pricing. Only one discount per order. Our website cannot […]

The ILWU and its Radical Heritage

Posted on February 11th, 2009 in AK Allies, Happenings

The ILWU has long been one of—if not the—most consistently militant labor unions in the United States. Since 1933 it has walked the talk of the old Wobbly slogan “An injury to one is an injury to all,” organizing not only across but against racial and ethnic divisions, refusing to load ships bound for Nazi […]

Anarchy in the UK: The Scotland Branch of AK Press

Posted on February 9th, 2009 in About AK, AK News

It’s been almost twenty years since AK Press was organized as a formal workers’ cooperative in Scotland. The cooperative survived those lean(er) early years due to the youthful energy of its founders, especially Ramsey Kanaan, and the support of anarchists throughout the UK, who were eager to see our ideas flourish. In 1994, Ramsey moved […]

We, The Anarchists – An Interview with Stuart Christie

Posted on February 2nd, 2009 in AK Authors!

Anarchist participation in the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939 remains one of the most complicated, inspiring, and troubling moments in the history of anti-authoritarian activism. Even today, more than seven decades later, historians and militants continue to study and debate the events. One such person is Stuart Christie, a longtime anarchist, whose recent book, We, […]