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Month: August 2011

Wayne Price reviews Cindy Milstein’s Anarchism and Its Aspirations on

Posted on August 29th, 2011 in Uncategorized

Cindy Milstein’s Anarchism and Its Aspirations, the first title in the Anarchist Interventions Series co-published with the Institute for Anarchist Studies is quickly becoming a classic introductory text on anarchism, and a staple for those who are already committed to the struggle against the state and capital. Like everything we publish, we hope that Anarchism […]

The Back to School Sale is still ON!

Posted on August 27th, 2011 in AK News, Happenings, Uncategorized

Despite the hurricane bearing down on our Baltimore office, the AK Press Back to School Sale is still on! All AK Press published titles are 25% off through the end of August. You can see a list of our published titles on our website, and read the details of the sale here. . Check out […]

Remembering George Jackson: 40 Years Later

Posted on August 21st, 2011 in Recommended Reading

Today—August 21, 2011—marks the 40th anniversary of the murder of George Jackson by the San Quentin prison administration. But his legacy lives on in today’s struggles. On this day, we hope you will take a moment to learn more about the history of George Jackson and others like him who have resisted state repression and […]

Shon Meckfessel on “Suffled How It Gush”

Posted on August 19th, 2011 in Events

Shon Meckfessel appropriates the peculiar slogan of an Albanian mineral water company as the title for this uniquely intellectual book. Equal parts journalism, history, and personal memoir, Suffled How it Gush records Shon’s travels throughout ex-Yugoslavia and the greater Balkans region, chronicling the beauty of an area too renowned for its ugliness. See the book here: […]

Seattle Anarchist Bookfair

Posted on August 19th, 2011 in Events

Seattle, come out for the 3rd annual Seattle Anarchist Bookfair at the Vera Project! Tables and workshops between the hours of 11-5 on Saturday and 12-5 on Sunday. Visit the AK Press tables staffed by our comrades from SeaSol! Details and schedule available at:

Immanuel Ness on “Ours to Master and to Own”

Posted on August 17th, 2011 in Events

Join us at the AK Press warehouse for an exciting event with Haymarket Books author Immanuel Ness as he discusses his new book Ours to Master and to Own: On Workers’ Control from the Commune to the Present. Ness is professor of political science at Brooklyn College, City University of New York, and a founding […]

Cindy Milstein on Anarchism and Its Aspirations at New Direction Fest in Olympia

Posted on August 5th, 2011 in AK Authors!, Events

*Anarchism and Its Aspirations* presented by Cindy Milstein Anarchism has always held up the ideal of a free society of free individuals–a world without hierarchy or domination. Do-it-yourself punk emerged directly out of this impulse, and for many years understood itself as not merely trying to create a self-reliant scene but also offering a tangible […]

Captive Genders Launch Event at Modern Times

Posted on August 5th, 2011 in AK Authors!, Events

Conversation, reading, and conspiring with contributors: Eric A. Stanley and Nat Smith,  Ralowe T. Ampu, Jayden Donahue, Vanessa Huang, Miss Major, Tommi Avicolli Mecca, Michelle Potts, and Jennifer Worley Pathologized, terrorized, and confined, trans/gender non-conforming and queer folks have always struggled against the enormity of the prison industrial complex. The first collection of its kind, […]