Follow Us

AK Press

Revolution by the Book The AK Press Blog

Category: AK Allies

Coming Out of Isolation Stronger

Posted on April 27th, 2020 in AK Allies, Current Events

Political prisoners have a lot of experience with forms of social isolation much worse than most people will experience—it’s how the state tries to break them. Here’s a piece by anarchist prisoner Sean Swain talking about how he stays whole. It originally appeared on Sean’s website and you can hear him deliver it aloud on […]

#DisruptJ20: Mobilize Against the Inauguration of Donald Trump

Posted on November 11th, 2016 in AK Allies, Current Events

The AK Press collective just signed onto this. Care to join us? . ——- NO PEACEFUL TRANSITION #DisruptJ20: Call for a bold mobilization against the inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20, 2017 On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as President of the United States. We call on all people of good conscience […]

8th Annual North American Anarchist Studies Network Conference — Call for Papers

Posted on August 17th, 2016 in AK Allies, Happenings, Spanish

Call for Papers – North American Anarchist Studies Network (NAASN) [Desplácese hacia abajo para la versión en Español] The North American Anarchist Studies Network is currently seeking presentations for our eighth  annual conference to be held April 280, 29, and 30 (2017) at the Biblioteca Social Reconstruir (BSR), in Mexico City, México. We would appreciate […]

Perspectives on Anarchist Theory — New and Old

Posted on February 17th, 2016 in AK Allies, Anarchist Publishers, Reviews

Our pals at the Institute for Anarchist Studies are planning an important issue of Perspectives on Anarchist Theory about”Anarcha-Feminisms.” They’ve got an Indiegogo campaign started to help pay for printing and mailing costs. Remember: these folks all volunteer their time and energy to produce this vital contribution to our movement, so let’s help them out by […]

An Interview with Grace Lee Boggs

Posted on October 5th, 2015 in AK Allies, Current Events, Recommended Reading

“We need to recognize that we are at a very special time on the clock of the world when we need to make a huge leap forward in what it means to be a human being.” As you have probably heard, Grace Lee Boggs died today. She was 100 years old. We were lucky enough […]

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 […]

Dismantle gets some press!

Posted on May 16th, 2014 in AK Allies, AK Distribution

Dismantle, the new collection we’re distributing from Thread Makes Blanket Press, has been getting some great press these last couple weeks. If you haven’t had a chance to check it out, do yourself a favor! Contributors to the book also have a handful of events lined up—maybe in your neck of the woods—and we encourage […]

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, […]

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 […]

Abolish Prisons! An interview with Isaac Ontiveros.

Posted on March 7th, 2014 in AK Allies, Current Events

“We don’t see the prison-industrial complex as broken; we see it working very, very well at surveilling, policing, imprisoning, and killing exactly who it targets.” Former AK Press collective member and current communications director of Critical Resistance, Isaac Ontiveros, gave a brilliant interview to Vice magazine recently. Read it and learn why abolition is the […]