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Month: February 2012

Great plug for BIFO’s book …

Posted on February 18th, 2012 in About AK, AK Allies, AK Distribution

I was just looking at the Left Bank Books website, and reading their staff picks, and I noticed that someone’s selected BIFO’s After the Future as one of their picks, with this awesome disclaimer: “WARNING: Don’t read a book about the end of the future if you’re suffering depression or seasonal affective disorder. Actually, maybe […]

Accumulation of Freedom video promo

Posted on February 17th, 2012 in Uncategorized

The Accumulation of Freedom has been making its way into readers’ hands the last few weeks. The editors and contributors have a number of events scheduled to promote the book and further discuss the contours of an anarchist economics. The topic has been largely ignored in anarchist circles of late, which makes this volume all […]

Captive Genders Panel @ Mills College

Posted on February 10th, 2012 in Events

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, Eric A. Stanley and Nat Smith bring together current and former prisoners, activists, and academics to offer new ways for understanding how race, gender, ability, and sexuality are lived […]

Dean Spade & Eric Stanley on Prison Abolition & Trans Politics @ UCSC

Posted on February 10th, 2012 in Events

Join Eric Stanley and Dean Spade in celebration of their recently released books: Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex (AK Press) and Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of Law (South End Press). The event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by College 9, College 10, […]

Captive Genders panel @ SF State University

Posted on February 10th, 2012 in Events

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, Eric A. Stanley and Nat Smith bring together current and former prisoners, activists, and academics to offer new ways for understanding how race, gender, ability, and sexuality are lived […]

The next generation of the Friends of AK Press

Posted on February 10th, 2012 in About AK, AK Allies, Uncategorized

If this isn’t the world’s best advertising photo, I don’t know what is: Thanks Milo (and Milo’s parents) for sending us this pic to brighten our day! Here’s to the next generation of AK Press readers, rabble-rousers, anarchists, black bloc’ers and beyond!

Concerning the Violent Peace-Police: An Open Letter to Chris Hedges

Posted on February 9th, 2012 in AK Authors!, Current Events

Another one of our authors, David Graeber, has written a response to Chris Hedges’ controversial article “The Cancer in Occupy.” This piece was published this morning over at n+1 and is excerpted here; please head over to n+1 to read it in its entirety. Thanks to David for this thoughtful contribution to the important conversation […]