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Having Premonitions: an interview with AK Thompson

Posted on November 28th, 2018 in AK Authors!, Recommended Reading

AK Thompson’s newest book Premonitions: Selected Essays on the Culture of Revolt is back from the printer and available for purchase. It’s a powerful text, full of useful strategic and analytical insights about how our social movements work…and how they don’t. We had a short conversation with him to get him to share some of […]

Because of Their Violence

Posted on June 19th, 2018 in AK Authors!, Current Events

This is a guest post from Shane Burley, author of Fascism Today. Shane has the last event of his east coast tour this evening in Washington, DC—see here for details! White nationalism is implicitly violent, it cannot exist without it.  The proposition is, by its own merits, steeped in the most expansive and profound sorts […]

Shane Burley and FASCISM TODAY on tour!

Posted on June 13th, 2018 in AK Authors!, Happenings

Shane Burley, author of Fascism Today: What It Is and How to End It, will be on the east coast for a few days giving talks in three cities on, you guessed it, understanding today’s fascist forces and how to defeat them. Here’s the low-down, along with links to the events on Facebook: . . […]

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. […]

Black Bloc, White Riot author AK Thompson on uprisings, “violence,” and other age-old questions

Posted on January 30th, 2017 in AK Authors!, Current Events

Call it the return of the repressed. Reviewing footage from the D.C. demonstrations on January 20, I couldn’t help but weep. Between the people locked down with PVC pipes in static blockades, the demonstrations that swelled to proportions so great that even journalists were forced to use adjectives like “historic,” and the magnificent meme-able resurrection […]

Sound Teachers: Reprinting Errico Malatesta

Posted on December 7th, 2016 in AK Authors!, AK News, Uncategorized

“Today more than ever anarchists, the romantics forever being vilified by every brand of realist, need to stake their proud claim to political far-sightedness and the cultural dignity of their tradition and to turn them into weapons, instead of tossing them overboard as jetsam.” AK Press has just released the first of ten volumes (Volume […]

“An Interview with Osvaldo Bayer, Argentinean Public Intellectual and Social Historian” (from Perspectives on Anarchist theory)

Posted on November 5th, 2015 in AK Authors!

We will be publishing two books by Osvaldo Bayer in the upcoming year. The first, The Anarchist Expropriators, is just about to go to the printer—and with be available in December. The second Rebellion in Patagonia is scheduled for next June. In the meantime here’s a nice interview Fernando Lopez Trujillo did with Osvaldo. It […]

Octavia’s Brood: The Tour Begins!

Posted on March 20th, 2015 in AK Authors!, AK News, Happenings

We’re excited to announce the first leg of the tour celebrating the release of Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements, edited by Walidah Imarisha & adrienne maree brown. The editors and contributors have lots of tour stops lined up already and will be adding to the schedule as more events are confirmed. […]