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An Interview with Howard Zinn on Anarchism: Rebels Against Tyranny

Posted on January 28th, 2010 in AK Allies, AK Authors!

Since most mainstream/Left/liberal accounts of Howard Zinn’s legacy are likely to gloss over the man’s actual politics, here’s a 2008 interview by AK author, Ziga Vodovnik. ——- An Interview with Howard Zinn on Anarchism Rebels Against Tyranny By Ziga Vodovnik Howard Zinn, 85, is a Professor Emeritus of political science at Boston University. He was […]

Letter from Josh MacPhee: Support the IAS

Posted on January 26th, 2010 in AK Allies, AK Authors!

The Institute for Anarchist Studies recently sent out another request for support. This one was written by AK author Josh MacPhee. It’s worth reprinting here, not simply because the IAS deserves as much support as it can get, but because Josh’s letter itself raises some good questions. It insists that anarchists ask ourselves some hard […]

On the Ground in Haiti: Partners In Health

Posted on January 23rd, 2010 in AK Authors!, Current Events

AK author, Chris Carlsson, sent us the following note about the situation in Haiti… ———- Who isn’t horrified at the devastation in Haiti? We all want to do something to help, but following the football ads or Michelle Obama into texting money to the Red Cross is obviously not a sensible approach. Disaster relief is […]

David Austin talks about CLR James (and more) on KPFA

Posted on January 21st, 2010 in AK Authors!

David Austin, author of You Don’t Play with Revolution: The Montreal Lectures of CLR James, gave a really great, hour-long interview on KPFA’s “Against the Grain” last week. I highly recommend listening to it. The show’s host, Sasha Lilley, did a nice job of asking good questions and then letting David answer at length, with […]

KDVS Interview with Lucien van der Walt

Posted on January 8th, 2010 in AK Authors!

Richard Estes and Ron Glick interviewed  Lucien van der Walt, co-author of Black Flame: The Revolutionary Class Politics of Anarchism and Syndicalism, on their show “Speaking In Tongues,” KDVS, 90.3 FM, University Of California, Davis. The interview took place on September 25, 2009. The transcript (which I’ve edited slightly for clarity) is below. If you’d […]

Belatedly: David Solnit on Democracy Now!

Posted on December 14th, 2009 in AK Authors!

This happened a couple of weeks ago (on November 30, in fact: for the anniversary of 1999’s anti-WTO events in Seattle). But, in case you happened to miss it, below is a video of David Solnit’s appearance on Democracy Now! Along with his sister Rebecca Solnit, David edited the recent AK release: The Battle of […]

N30: Looking back on a decade of activism against global capital

Posted on November 29th, 2009 in AK Allies, AK Authors!, Happenings

As many of you know, this Monday, November 30 marks the tenth anniversary of the mass actions in Seattle against the World Trade Organization—actions that brought students, global justice organizers, trade unionists, peace activists, Seattle residents, and many, many others together in one of the most successful protests on United States soil in recent memory; […]