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Fascism Today: An Interview with Shane Burley

Posted on December 27th, 2017 in About AK, AK Authors!, Recommended Reading

We recently chatted with Shane Burley about his new book Fascism Today: What It Is and How to End It. Given the current political situation, both the book and Shane’s strategic suggestions are important for all of us to consider, debate, and expand upon.  —– Q: I know that you’ve been at this a while. […]

Keywords for Radicals…a work in progress

Posted on February 26th, 2015 in About AK, AK Allies, AK News

We’re working on something. It won’t be out until spring of 2016, but we’ll be giving you updates between now and then. Because, y’know, we’re excited. The book is Keywords for Radicals: A Late Capitalist Vocabulary of Culture and Society. For those of you who know Raymond Williams’ classic Keywords, the title may be self-explanatory. It’s […]

Books of the Future: Forthcoming Titles from AK Press

Posted on November 6th, 2014 in About AK, AK News, Recommended Reading

  We have a different, somewhat split sense of time here in the AK Press warehouse. While we’re packing and shipping and promoting brand new books (Drug War Capitalism will be arriving any day now), we’re also copyediting and proofing books for further down the road, and helping even more distant projects take initial shape. […]

A Spanish Revolution Reading List

Posted on July 17th, 2014 in About AK, Recommended Reading

  On this day in 1936, fascists in Spain launched a coup to topple the country’s Republican government. They got more than they bargained for: within days workers and peasants across the country fought back for a world without government. This, of course, seems like a good time to share a sampling of the many, […]

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 […]

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. […]

For Your Listening Pleasure. Struggling to Win: Anarchists Building Popular Power in Chile

Posted on February 24th, 2014 in About AK, AK Allies, Happenings

Gabriel, Melissa, and Pablo—three Chilean comrades—brought their speaking tour to the bay area last weekend. The national tour was sponsored by the Workers’ Solidarity Alliance, the Black Rose Anarchist Federation, and the First of May Anarchist Alliance. Here in Oakland, AK Press teamed up with the Bay Area Public School and the Sudo Room to […]

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 […]