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Month: April 2013

Sewing Freedom Book Launch Wellington, NZ 5/15 5:30pm

Posted on April 17th, 2013 in AK Authors!, Events

Jared Davidson will be presenting his new AK Press title Sewing Freedom in Wellington, New Zealand. Jared Davidson is an archivist at Archives New Zealand, a member of the Labour History Project, and author of Sewing Freedom. His first book, Remains to be Seen: Tracing Joe Hill’s Ashes in New Zealand, was published in 2011. […]

Review of Sewing Freedom by Chris Brickell

Posted on April 11th, 2013 in AK Authors!, Reviews

Jared Davidson’s new book is a history of both an influential figure – Philip Josephs – and a movement: anarchism in New Zealand. It is a beautifully-written and impeccably-researched volume that brings to our attention an often overlooked aspect of our political history. Sewing Freedom traces the journey of Josephs and his family from Latvia […]

Hannah Dobbz Presents Nine-Tenths of the Law 4/20 Oakland, CA

Posted on April 4th, 2013 in AK Authors!, Events

Hannah Dobbz will present Nine-Tenths of the Law: Property and Resistance in the United States. How does “property” fit into designs for an equitable society? Nine-Tenths of the Law examines the history of squatting and property struggles in the US, from colonialism to 20th-century urban squatting and the foreclosure crisis of the late 2000s, and […]

Hannah Dobbz Presents Nine-Tenths of the Law 4/16 6pm Los Angeles @BloodMoney

Posted on April 4th, 2013 in AK Authors!, Events

Hannah Dobbz will present Nine-Tenths of the Law: Property and Resistance in the United States. How does “property” fit into designs for an equitable society? Nine-Tenths of the Law examines the history of squatting and property struggles in the US, from colonialism to 20th-century urban squatting and the foreclosure crisis of the late 2000s, and […]

Hannah Dobbz Presents Nine-Tenths of the Law Tulane University 4/9 4:30pm

Posted on April 4th, 2013 in AK Authors!, Events

Hannah Dobbz will present Nine-Tenths of the Law: Property and Resistance in the United States. How does “property” fit into designs for an equitable society? Nine-Tenths of the Law examines the history of squatting and property struggles in the US, from colonialism to 20th-century urban squatting and the foreclosure crisis of the late 2000s, and […]

Wayne Price presents Value of Radical Theory @NewYorkAnarchistBookfair 4/6 2pm

Posted on April 4th, 2013 in AK Authors!, Events

Wayne Price will present his new AK Press title The Value of Radical Theory at the New York Anarchist Bookfair. The Value of Radical Theory achieves two main goals: It explains Marx’s economic theory, providing readers with a solid foundation in his critique of capitalism. Wayne Price’s political insights also offer a framework through which […]

AK Press Tabling at the NYC Anarchist Bookfair

Posted on April 1st, 2013 in About AK, Events

AK Press is coming to New York! We will be tabling both days this year at the NYC Anarchist Bookfair. Be sure to stop by to say hey and check out the newest AK published and disto’d titles. Saturday April 6th 12pm-9pm Sunday April 7th Noon-7pm Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center 107 Suffolk St New […]

Eric Laursen Presents The People’s Pension at the NYC Anarchist Bookfair

Posted on April 1st, 2013 in AK Authors!, Events

Eric Laursen will present his title “The People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan” at the NYC Anarchist Bookfair. 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 […]