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Month: May 2012

Anarchist Economics: An Evening with Deric Shannon 5/26 @ Solidarity, Louisville

Posted on May 25th, 2012 in Events

Radical activist and theorist Deric Shannon will be discussing anarchist economics and his new book, The Accumulation of Freedom. Deric Shannon, a founding member of the North American Anarchist Studies Network, also co-edited and co-authored ‘Contemporary Anarchist Studies’ and ‘Political Sociology: Oppression, Resistance, and the State’ and published widely in journals such as ‘Theory in […]

Eric Laursen on “The People’s Pension” 7/3 @ Left Bank Books, Seattle

Posted on May 25th, 2012 in Events

Social Security, not for nothing do politicians call it the “third rail of American politics—touch it, and you die.” Yet a powerful, well-funded movement to phase out Social Security or even privatize it has been gathering strength since the election of Ronald Reagan. Each time it comes close to succeeding, it’s beaten back by a […]

Eric Laursen on “The People’s Pension” 7/2 @ Powell’s Books, Portland

Posted on May 25th, 2012 in Events

Social Security, not for nothing do politicians call it the “third rail of American politics—touch it, and you die.” Yet a powerful, well-funded movement to phase out Social Security or even privatize it has been gathering strength since the election of Ronald Reagan. Each time it comes close to succeeding, it’s beaten back by a […]

Eric Laursen on “The People’s Pension” 6/27 @ The Green Arcade, San Francisco

Posted on May 25th, 2012 in Events

Social Security, not for nothing do politicians call it the “third rail of American politics—touch it, and you die.” Yet a powerful, well-funded movement to phase out Social Security or even privatize it has been gathering strength since the election of Ronald Reagan. Each time it comes close to succeeding, it’s beaten back by a […]

Eric Laursen on “The People’s Pension” 6/25 @ Skylight Books, LA

Posted on May 25th, 2012 in Events

Social Security, not for nothing do politicians call it the “third rail of American politics—touch it, and you die.” Yet a powerful, well-funded movement to phase out Social Security or even privatize it has been gathering strength since the election of Ronald Reagan. Each time it comes close to succeeding, it’s beaten back by a […]

Vijay Prashad on NPR’s Weekend Edition!

Posted on May 23rd, 2012 in About AK, AK Authors!, Current Events, Recommended Reading

Vijay Prashad, author of our new Arab Spring, Libyan Winter joined the hosts of National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition last Sunday to discuss NATO, and contextualize the counter-protests in Chicago over the weekend. Speaking in response to Ivo Daalder, current US ambassador to NATO, Prashad questioned NATO’s efficacy and suggested that it’s time for the […]

Michael Staudenmaier’s “Truth and Revolution” 5/26 @TheCommons Brooklyn, NY 1pm

Posted on May 22nd, 2012 in AK Authors!, Events

Michael Staudenmaier will be doing a reading for his new AK Press title, Truth and Revolution: A History of the Sojourner Truth Organization, 1969-1986. The Commons 388 Atlantic Avenue (2nd floor) Brooklyn, NY 11217 Founded in Chicago in 1969 from the rubble of the recently crumbled SDS, the Sojourner Truth Organization (STO) brought working-class consciousness […]

Javier Sethness-Castro “Imperiled Life” 5/29 @Station40 San Fransisco, CA 7pm

Posted on May 22nd, 2012 in AK Authors!, Events

Javier Sethness-Castro will premier his new AK Press title “Imperiled Life: Revolution Against Climate Catastrophe” at Station 40 in San Fransisco, CA May 29th 7pm. Station 40 3030 16th St Suite B San Fransisco, CA 94103 Imperiled Life theorizes an exit from the potentially terminal consequences of capital-induced climate change. It is a collection of […]

Javier Sethness-Castro “Imperiled Life” @HumanistHall 5/28 7:30pm Oakland, CA

Posted on May 21st, 2012 in AK Authors!, Events

Javier Sethness-Castro will premier his new AK Press title “Imperiled Life: Revolution Against Climate Catastrophe” at the Humanist Hall in Oakland, CA Saturday May 28th 7:30pm. Humanist Hall 390 27th St Oakland, CA 94612 Imperiled Life theorizes an exit from the potentially terminal consequences of capital-induced climate change. It is a collection of reflections on […]

Javier Sethness-Castro “Imperiled Life” @NiebylProctorMarxistLibrary 6/3 1pm Oakland, CA

Posted on May 21st, 2012 in AK Authors!, Events

Javier Sethness-Castro will premier his new AK Press title “Imperiled Life: Revolution Against Climate Catastrophe” at Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library in Oakland, CA Saturday May 27th 1pm. Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library 6501 Telegraph Avenue Oakland, CA 94609 Imperiled Life theorizes an exit from the potentially terminal consequences of capital-induced climate change. It is a collection of reflections […]