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Iain McKay interviews Mark Leier

Posted on November 27th, 2009 in AK Allies, AK Authors!

There’s an interesting interview with Mark Leier on Iain McKay’s blog. It was conducted for Black Flag (issue #229). I’ve pasted the first two questions below, but you should take a look at the whole thing…including Mark’s thoughts on possible casting for a Bakunin biopic! Mark, of course, is the author of the wonderful biography […]

AK Author Shon Meckfessel on CNN, ABC, and CBS this week

Posted on November 19th, 2009 in AK Authors!

AK Press author Shon Meckfessel (Suffled How it Gush: A North American Anarchist in the Balkans) discusses the fate of the three American hikers still under arrest in Iran, on CNN, ABC, and CBS. Shon Meckfessel made headlines three months ago as the “fourth hiker,” the travel companion of the three American travelers who have […]

Black Flame launches in Mexico!

Posted on November 16th, 2009 in AK Authors!, Happenings

Black Flame co-author Michael Schmidt held a mini-launch of the book at a colloquium with professors of journalism and international affairs at the Tecnológico de Monterrey in Guadalajara, Mexico, on October 26. Schmidt was invited to Mexico to train Tec students in covering conflict in transitional societies, especially given the drug war currently ravaging Mexican […]

Still fanning the flames: An interview with Michael Schmidt and Lucien van der Walt

Posted on October 15th, 2009 in AK Authors!

Dearest readers: We’re absolutely thrilled to bring you this wonderful new interview with Michael Schmidt and Lucien van der Walt, the authors of AK’s stunning new book Black Flame: The Revolutionary Class Politics of Anarchism and Syndicalism. In recent months, we’ve posted excerpts from the book, and a roundup of recent reviews, but with today’s […]

Angola 3 News video interview with Dan Berger

Posted on September 30th, 2009 in AK Allies, AK Authors!

Angola 3 News, a project of The International Coalition to Free the Angola 3, has just made available a great video interview with AK author Dan Berger. Dan has been doing research on US prison movements for his dissertation, and is a wealth of information about (among other things) radical movements from the 1960s to […]

Recommended Reading: Twenty Poster Books of Note (by Josh MacPhee)

Posted on September 23rd, 2009 in AK Allies, AK Authors!, Recommended Reading

Editor’s Note: We occasionally ask AK authors (and others) to provide a list of recommended readings on a particular topic. For today’s installment, we didn’t even have to ask. AK author Josh MacPhee, who edited Realizing the Impossible (with Erik Ruin) and the forthcoming Signs of Change (with Dara Greenwald) posted the following insanely expert […]

AK Press at the San Francisco Zine Fest

Posted on August 28th, 2009 in AK Authors!, AK Distribution, Happenings

This past weekend, AK had the pleasure of tabling at the annual SF Zine Fest in Golden Gate Park (in the same building where the Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair is held, actually!). We had a great time meeting and talking to lots of the people who showed up to check out (as well as sell, […]

A monument to Buenaventura Durruti

Posted on July 31st, 2009 in AK Authors!, Happenings

[Leon, Spain] – Spanish newspapers report that the Leon City Council recently authorized the placement of a stone moment honoring Buenaventura Durruti in the Santa Ana Plaza in the Leon neighborhood in which Durruti was born in 1896. Constructed by the artist Diego Segura and financed by the CGT (Confederación General del Trabajo), it will […]