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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 […]

Coming Soon: A Proudhon Reader!

Posted on July 27th, 2009 in About AK, AK Authors!, Anarchist Publishers

In 2010, AK Press will publish a collection of Proudhon’s writing. So far its title is Property is Theft: A Pierre-Joseph Proudhon Anthology. Edited by the illustrious Iain MacKay, it will contain a mix of greatest hits, bad-ass b-sides, and newly translated material. Maybe it’s best to let Iain tell you himself (in a post […]

How a Greening Culture Cannot Ignore the Military: Green Zone review and interview

Posted on July 6th, 2009 in AK Authors!, Reviews of AK Books

Barry Sanders’ new book, The Green Zone:The Environmental Costs of Militarism is sparking the sorts of discussions Barry, and we, hoped it would: discussions that, to use Barry’s words, shift the terms of debate from “antiwar” movements to “no war” movements. The following review and interview come from the June 25, 2009 edition of The […]

[español] The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest

Posted on June 27th, 2009 in AK Allies, AK Authors!, Spanish

Los estudios sobre los movimientos radicales suelen ser muy detallados o muy generales. Usualmente, estamos obligados a elegir entre los árboles o el bosque. Gracias a The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest esto no volverá a suceder. Esta edición consta de 8 volúmenes que exploran la historia de los movimientos revolucionarios y de protesta […]

The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest

Posted on June 20th, 2009 in AK Authors!, Recommended Reading

Histories of radical movements tend to be either way too detailed or way too general. Typically, we’re forced to choose between the forest and trees. That may no longer be the case thanks to the appearance of The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest, a massive, eight-volume work that explores the history of protest and […]

Noam Chomsky in NYC

Posted on June 8th, 2009 in AK Allies, AK Authors!, Happenings

(Many thanks to Malav Kanuga of the lovely Bluestockings Bookstore Collective for helping to write this post!) On Friday, June 12th Noam Chomsky will address an audience of over 2,000 people at the magnificent Riverside Church in Harlem, New York. In these times of economic and social crises, it will also be an historic opportunity […]

Defining Anarchist Art: Gleanings from a Roundtable on Realizing the Impossible

Posted on May 29th, 2009 in AK Allies, AK Authors!, Happenings, Reviews of AK Books

The Institute for Anarchist Studies has posted more material from their ongoing, online 2009 issue of Perspectives on Anarchist Theory. It includes two pieces about Josh Macphee and Erik Reuland’s Realizing the Impossible: Art against Authority (which AK Press published back in 2007). There’s a detailed review by Alan Moore, and a very interesting roundtable […]