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Month: March 2012

Review of “Arab Spring, Libyan Winter” by Ron Jacobs on CounterPunch

Posted on March 23rd, 2012 in AK Authors!, Reviews, Reviews of AK Books, Uncategorized

We just found out that Ron Jacobs reviewed Arab Spring, Libyan Winter for CounterPunch! It’s always exciting to see reviews of our books, and we’re especially fond of CounterPunch. Arab Spring, Libyan Winter by Vijay Prashad will be available in April 2012. Stay posted for upcoming author events! Rebellious Spring, Murderous Winter by Ron Jacobs […]

IAS Lexicon Pamphlet Series

Posted on March 23rd, 2012 in AK Allies, Anarchist Publishers

The Institute for Anarchist Studies (IAS) has launched it’s Lexicon Pamphlet Series!  It’s a new project that aims to convert words into politically useful tools—for those already engaged in a politics from below as well as the newly approaching—by offering definitional understandings of commonly used keywords. Each Lexicon is a two-color pamphlet featuring one keyword […]

“Humans who still dream of being human”: John Holloway at Left Forum

Posted on March 20th, 2012 in AK Allies, Happenings

I took the always trustworthy advice of our pal Corey Reidy at the Baltimore Indypendent Reader and listened to audio of Left Forum’s closing plenary, especially John Holloway’s brief talk. She was right: It was pretty amazing. Below is a transcribed portion of what John had to say (some transcribed by me, some by the […]

Captive Genders is a finalist for the 24th Annual Lambda Literary Awards!

Posted on March 20th, 2012 in About AK, AK Authors!, AK News, Awards, Happenings, Recommended Reading, Uncategorized

Just received some fantastic news: Eric Stanley and Nat Smith’s Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex has been named a finalist for the 24th annual Lambda Literary Awards in TWO categories – GLBT Studies and Transgender Non-Fiction. We are absolutely thrilled! Sponsored each year by the groundbreaking Lambda Literary Foundation, the awards […]

Decolonizing Anarchism – Maia Ramnath Speaks April 6th Corazon del Pueblo LA

Posted on March 19th, 2012 in AK Authors!, Events

Maia Ramnath will be speaking on her recently released AK title Decolonizing Anarchism April 6th 8pm Corazon del Pueblo 2003 E. 1st Street Los Angeles, CA 90033 Join us and Maia Ramnath, author of “Decolonizing Anarchism: An Antiauthoritarian History of India’s Liberation Struggle” for an evening that will include a presentation and discussion of Decolonizing […]

Decolonizing Anarchism – Maia Ramnath Speaks April 1st at the Holdout Oakland

Posted on March 19th, 2012 in AK Authors!, Events

Maia Ramnath will be speaking on her recently released AK title Decolonizing Anarchism April 1st 7pm at the Holdout in Oakland, CA. It’s also a benefit for the Institute for Anarchist Studies! Holdout 2313 San Pablo Ave Oakland, CA 94612 Decolonizing Anarchism examines the history of South Asian struggles against colonialism and neocolonialism, highlighting lesser-known […]