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Month: May 2011

Preorder “I Mix What I Like!” and Get a Free Mixtape!

Posted on May 19th, 2011 in Uncategorized

We are already super excited about Jared Ball’s new book, I Mix What I Like: A Mixtape Manifesto. (So is the San Francisco Bay View, and so are all of these very smart people!) It’s already a great book, and we’re already offering it at a 25% discount, so we know you don’t really need […]

Property Is Theft! book launch in London this weekend!

Posted on May 18th, 2011 in AK Authors!, AK News, Happenings

Freedom Bookshop is hosting the UK book launch of Property is Theft! A Pierre-Joseph Proudhon Anthology. This is the new comprehensive anthology of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon’s writings published by AK Press. Proudhon was the first person to call themselves an anarchist and his ideas on property, state, exploitation, workers self-management, federalism and anarchy defined anarchism as […]

‘Anarchism and Its Aspirations’ talk and fundraiser for the Institute for Anarchist Studies

Posted on May 17th, 2011 in AK Allies, Events

As the “do-it-ourselves” revolts and revolutions that recently swept across the globe from Cairo to Madison are proving, self-organization is not only effective in the process of resistance but also the basis for new communities. The ethical practices that anarchists advocate are becoming powerful “everyday” experiences, with people self-managing everything from child care to civic […]

Jared Ball interviewed in The San Francisco Bay View.

Posted on May 17th, 2011 in AK Authors!, Uncategorized

“Emancipatory journalism is simply a theory of journalism that says that those in the hood should determine how their community is covered and who the experts are.“ We’re as happy as clams that Jared Ball’s new book I Mix What I Like!: A Mixtape Manifesto is at the printer, and we hope you are too. […]

Marshall Law event @ Washington, DC

Posted on May 16th, 2011 in Events

A launch event Marshall “Eddie” Conway’s new book, Marshall Law: The Life and Times of a Baltimore Black Panther! Featuring co-author Dominque Stevenson, and a call-in from Eddie Conway himself.

AK Press Working Classics Series reviewed in PMR

Posted on May 16th, 2011 in Reviews of AK Books

Paul J. Comeau over at the Political Media Review has admirably tackled the job of reviewing our entire Working Classics series. Check it out below, and be sure to checkout PMR’s web site too. . . AK Press Working Classics Series Reviewed by Paul J. Comeau Anyone looking to educate themselves on the history and […]

Jim Miller reads at Purple Haus in SD – May 14!

Posted on May 11th, 2011 in Events

On Saturday, May 14, we’ll be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Magonista anarchist invasion and commune in Tijuana (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Battle_of_Tijuana <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Battle_of_Tijuana> ) with a book release event for Flash by Jim Miller and an acoustic show. All proceeds raised will go to the Seccion 22 teachers’ union in Oaxaca. Dinner starts at 5 pm, book […]

Andy Cornell speaks on “Oppose and Propose” – Corvallis, OR

Posted on May 9th, 2011 in Events

Please join author Andy Cornell and former members of Movement for New Society for a talk and lively discussion about the new book, Oppose and Propose: Lessons from Movement For A New Society (AK Press and Institute for Anarchist Studies, 2011) Where do the strategies, tactics, and lifestyles of contemporary activists come from? Movement for […]

Andy Cornell speaks on “Oppose and Propose” – Olympia, WA

Posted on May 9th, 2011 in Events

Please join author Andy Cornell and former members of Movement for New Society for a talk and lively discussion about the new book, Oppose and Propose: Lessons from Movement For A New Society (AK Press and Institute for Anarchist Studies, 2011) Where do the strategies, tactics, and lifestyles of contemporary activists come from? Movement for […]