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Month: April 2014

Get ready for THE NEW BRAZIL

Posted on April 29th, 2014 in About AK, AK Authors!, AK Book Excerpts, AK News

Remember when Lula’s election in Brazil offered some pretense of hope to certain folks on the international left? Remember how the liberals and reformists just stopped referring to him as the New Great Hope once his policies became clear? Brazil has since emerged as a powerful new player on the geopolitical stage, with Lula embracing […]

Look what’s inside the new issue of Perspectives on Anarchist Theory…

Posted on April 25th, 2014 in AK Allies, AK Distribution, Anarchist Publishers

Did you know that some of the folks involved with the Institute for Anarchist Studies (anarchist grant-givers extraordinaires, and also the co-publishers of our Anarchist Interventions series!) put out a journal, too? Well, now you do—and if you’re the journal-reading type, you should really check it out. It’s been looking pretty snazzy as of late, […]

Revolution Is a Real Riot

Posted on April 17th, 2014 in About AK

We’re counting the minutes. At some point today, a truck will arrive with newly minted copies of our Malatesta anthology: The Method of Freedom. We’re all big fans of Malatesta’s thought and writing, his tactical insights, his no-nonsense approach, and his uncommon ability to remain generous and comradely even as he debates opponents into smithereens. […]

Against Equality goes on tour!

Posted on April 11th, 2014 in AK Authors!, AK News, Happenings

Members of the Against Equality collective have an impressive list of events lined up this spring throughout the U.S. and Canada, to celebrate the release of Against Equality: Queer Revolution, Not Mere Inclusion. If you’re lucky, you can catch an event near you. And if you’re not so lucky this time around, you can always […]

Michael Schmidt on the Global Impact of Revolutionary Anarchism

Posted on April 5th, 2014 in AK Allies, AK Authors!

 The interview below was conducted and published by the group Anarchist Affinity, in Melbourne, Australia. You can read the original (and check out their site) here. Global Fire – South African author Michael Schmidt on the Global Impact of Revolutionary Anarchism   Michael Schmidt is an investigative journalist, an anarchist theorist and a radical historian […]

The Winter We Danced: a new book on Idle No More!

Posted on April 4th, 2014 in AK Distribution, Current Events

The Winter We Danced is a brand-new collection of writing on the Idle No More movement. We at AK Press Distro have been anxiously awaiting getting this new book from our friends at Arbeiter Ring Publishing, ever since we first heard about it. And we weren’t the only ones—we’ve been fielding lots of calls and […]

“Ecology, Ethics, Anarchism.” Javier Sethness-Castro interviews Noam Chomsky

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 in AK Authors!, Current Events

Javier Sethness-Castro, author of Imperiled Life: Revolution Against Climate Catastrophe, conducted a lengthy and pretty fascinating interview with Noam Chomsky on the ongoing environmental crisis, its capitalist causes, and what anarchism might contribute to a solution. We’ve included an excerpt below. You can read the whole interview on, or watch it in glorious living […]

AK Press in Twin Cities!

Posted on April 1st, 2014 in AK Authors!

  Persons in and around the Twin Cities area, two AK Press authors are in Minneapolis. You should see them, listen to them, and maybe even buy their books!   Kristian Williams, editor of Life During Wartime: Resisting Counterinsurgency. Friday, April 4th 2014 at University of Minnesota (hosted by Minnesota Global Justice Project) 1:30-3:00pm Room […]