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Month: November 2009

N30: Looking back on a decade of activism against global capital

Posted on November 29th, 2009 in AK Allies, AK Authors!, Happenings

As many of you know, this Monday, November 30 marks the tenth anniversary of the mass actions in Seattle against the World Trade Organization—actions that brought students, global justice organizers, trade unionists, peace activists, Seattle residents, and many, many others together in one of the most successful protests on United States soil in recent memory; […]

Iain McKay interviews Mark Leier

Posted on November 27th, 2009 in AK Allies, AK Authors!

There’s an interesting interview with Mark Leier on Iain McKay’s blog. It was conducted for Black Flag (issue #229). I’ve pasted the first two questions below, but you should take a look at the whole thing…including Mark’s thoughts on possible casting for a Bakunin biopic! Mark, of course, is the author of the wonderful biography […]

2010 Calendars at AK Press!

Posted on November 20th, 2009 in AK Distribution

Here at AK, we’re all about being organized. And even with today’s modern technologies (I admit, I have a phone that could run my life for me if I let it…) there’s still no substitute for a good old-fashioned paper calendar. What would I do without my trusty Slingshot? My fellow collective members would probably […]

AK Author Shon Meckfessel on CNN, ABC, and CBS this week

Posted on November 19th, 2009 in AK Authors!

AK Press author Shon Meckfessel (Suffled How it Gush: A North American Anarchist in the Balkans) discusses the fate of the three American hikers still under arrest in Iran, on CNN, ABC, and CBS. Shon Meckfessel made headlines three months ago as the “fourth hiker,” the travel companion of the three American travelers who have […]

Black Flame launches in Mexico!

Posted on November 16th, 2009 in AK Authors!, Happenings

Black Flame co-author Michael Schmidt held a mini-launch of the book at a colloquium with professors of journalism and international affairs at the Tecnológico de Monterrey in Guadalajara, Mexico, on October 26. Schmidt was invited to Mexico to train Tec students in covering conflict in transitional societies, especially given the drug war currently ravaging Mexican […]

Cheap Thrills at AK Press!

Posted on November 11th, 2009 in AK Distribution

Hi All. We’re trying out a new idea at AK Press. When a new book goes to the printer (i.e. when we’re sure it’ll be available in a few weeks), we’re making it pre-orderable on our website. Anyone who pre-orders will get a 25% discount. Not too shabby, huh? And, because we’re nice like that, […]

AK Press 2010 Catalog!

Posted on November 9th, 2009 in AK Distribution

Our newest catalog is back from the printer! As ever, it’s filled with lots of good stuff: info about AK Press and how/why we do what we do, excerpts from two upcoming books, details on how to join the Friends of AK Press, and of course a huge selection of the books, DVDs, CDs, and […]