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Month: December 2010

Jim Miller reads from Flash at Modern Times in SF! CANCELLED

Posted on December 31st, 2010 in Events

Apologies folks: Due to a family emergency, Jim Miller has had to cancel his Bay Area events. We’ll try to reschedule for later in the Spring! San Diego native Jim Miller heads up the coast to give a reading from his new novel, Flash, at Modern Times in SF! Check the book out — Mike […]

AK Thompson’s Black Bloc, White Riot: Anti-Globalization and the Genealogy of Dissent reviewed on Elevate Difference

Posted on December 29th, 2010 in AK Authors!, Reviews of AK Books, Uncategorized

Here’s a great review from our friends at Elevate Difference. Read the original here. Black Bloc, White Riot: Anti-Globalization and the Genealogy of Dissent By AK Thompson AK Press My fascination with the anti-globalization movement, like my own baby steps into activism, is a late bloomer. I came of age when my peers were shutting […]

Jack Heyman: La Lucha Continua

Posted on December 21st, 2010 in AK Allies, Current Events, Uncategorized

This post sent to us by our good friend and co-conspirator Devin Hoff …. Jack Heyman is a modern day working class hero. As a long time worker/member of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union—which represents maritime, dock, port and other workers along the West Coast, as well as in Hawaii and Alaska—he has consistently […]

Come Party at AK Baltimore!

Posted on December 20th, 2010 in Happenings

Dreading the holidays? Wondering what could possibly be awesome enough this week to be worth venturing out into the cold? Well, we’ve got just the thing for you. Come celebrate another year of anarchist-inspired infrastructure in Baltimore, with three of B’more’s most ass-kicking collective projects! On Wednesday, December 22, come on over to the new […]

Errata

Posted on December 18th, 2010 in AK News

These sweet little sheets are going out with books until the current edition is sold out. For those of you not equipped to read tiny jpegs on the internet, here’s what it says: Two selections in We are an Image From the Future were erroneously credited to Panagiotis Kalamaras. They are found on pages 14–16 […]

NACLA review of Dancing with Dynamite

Posted on December 17th, 2010 in Reviews of AK Books

A really nice review of Ben Dangl’s Dancing with Dynamite by NACLA reviewer Jason Tockman. You can visit NACLA here. —– Book Review: Dancing with Dynamite Dec 14 2010 Jason Tockman Dancing with Dynamite: Social Movements and States in Latin America Benjamin Dangl, AK Press (2010), 206 pp., $15.95 (paperback) Amidst the flurry of recently […]

“It Will Last”…Bifo on Insurrections in Rome and London

Posted on December 16th, 2010 in AK Authors!, Current Events

Soon-to-be-AK-author Franco “Bifo” Berardi posted the following commentary to almighty Facebook: What is happening in Rome and in many other Italian cities, what happened in London only few days ago, marks the beginning of the decade. It’s going to be a decade of conflict and self-defense of society, against a ruling class that is violent […]

FLASH & SIGNS OF CHANGE reviewed on Counterpunch

Posted on December 15th, 2010 in Reviews of AK Books

We were honored last week by two reviews of AK Press books by friends and mentors that elevate the act of reviewing to an art form in and of itself! As one of AK’s publicity folks, I read a lot of book reviews, and it’s always a distinct pleasure to find authors who don’t just […]

Georgia Prisoners on Strike?!

Posted on December 13th, 2010 in Current Events

In today’s installment of “what the media doesn’t tell you,” has everyone been following what’s going on in Georgia where thousands of prisoners—thousands—went on strike last Thursday in over a half dozen of the state’s prisons and penitentiaries to protest their treatment and demand their human rights. From the small drips and drabs of information […]