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Month: May 2012

Javier Sethness-Castro “Imperiled Life” @SubRosa Santa Cruz, CA 5/26 6pm

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 SubRosa in Santa Cruz, CA Saturday May 26th 6pm. SubRosa Anarchist Cafe 703 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Imperiled Life theorizes an exit from the potentially terminal consequences of capital-induced climate change. It is a collection of reflections […]

Javier Sethness-Castro “Imperiled Life” @TheHoldOut Oakland, CA 5/25 7pm

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 Holdout in Oakland, CA May 25th at 7pm. The Holdout 2313 San Pablo Ave 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 […]

A Surrealist Statement on NATO

Posted on May 21st, 2012 in AK Allies, Current Events, Recommended Reading

ADIOS, NATO AND DON’T COME BACK! “Smile, but not for long, Ladies and Gentlemen of NATO.” —Nelly Kaplan What is NATO? A gangster bunch of high criminals and traitors profiteering off of war-mongering. An International Whitewashing Organization dis-guising the dirty deeds of the ever expansionist Empire. Sugar coating on a poison pill. Jobs for murderers […]

Michael Staudenmaier on “Truth and Revolution” 5/24 @ Libertalia

Posted on May 16th, 2012 in Events, Uncategorized

Book talk for Truth and Revolution by Michael Staudenmaier! Founded in Chicago in 1969 from the rubble of the recently crumbled SDS, the Sojourner Truth Organization (STO) brought working-class consciousness to the forefront of New Left discourse, sending radicals back into the factories and thinking through the integration of radical politics into everyday realities. Through […]

Eric Laursen appeared on Fire Dog Lake’s Book Salon

Posted on May 16th, 2012 in AK Authors!, Current Events

Eric Laursen was recently a guest on Fire Dog Lake’s Book Salon discussing his recently released title The People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan. Moderated by Ellen Schultz, she began by stating, “A real eye-opener to me was Laursen’s material on how right leaning Democrats in Congress and the Obama Administration […]

David Swanson is “Hopelessly Devoted”

Posted on May 16th, 2012 in AK Authors!, Reviews

We’re very excited to see David Swanson’s review of Hopeless: Barack Obama and the Politics of Illusion on his blog War is a Crime. Hopelessly Devoted by David Swanson You’d never know it from watching television, but there are many thousands of people in the United States who take peace, justice, environmental protection, and government […]

“May Day Matters” by Cindy Milstein

Posted on May 15th, 2012 in AK Authors!, Current Events, May Day

Written by our lovely author and comrade Cindy Milstein, author of Anarchism and Its Aspirations. May Day Matters By Cindy Milstein Every since this occupy “movement” began, it has surprised me. Like a package I didn’t order appearing on my doorstep, gifting me some sweet little zines written by a near stranger I met long […]

Some thoughts on the recent SF Chronicle article …

Posted on May 7th, 2012 in Current Events

I answered the warehouse door the other day and was ambushed by a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle. The resulting story and the “quote” attributed to me requires some response. First I want to make it clear that I am in full support of a diversity of tactics when it comes to protest – […]