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The CNT defense committees in Barcelona 1933–1938: An interview with Agustín Guillamón

Posted on January 20th, 2014 in AK Allies, AK Book Excerpts, AK News

On the wondrous occasion of Ready for Revolution: The CNT Defense Committees in Barcelona, 1933–1938 getting back from the printer, here is an interview with the author, conducted by alasbarricadas.org when the Spanish edition came out (translated here by Paul Sharkey). It gives a very good overview of the material. —– A discussion of the […]

Imperiled Life: Read an excerpt from the latest Anarchist Interventions title!

Posted on June 11th, 2012 in About AK, AK Authors!, AK Book Excerpts, Recommended Reading, Uncategorized

The latest AK Press release, and the fourth in our popular collaboration with the Institute for Anarchist Studies, is Javier Sethness-Castro’s Imperiled Life: Revolution Against Climate Catastrophe. Check out what readers are saying: This is an extremely well-researched and well-written book, providing both a history of our awareness of the coming global environmental collapse, and […]

The Smell of Money: Alberta’s Tar Sands

Posted on September 7th, 2011 in AK Authors!, AK Book Excerpts, Current Events

Many of you are no doubt aware of the recent Tar Sands Action in Washington, D.C. that culminated in over 1,250 arrests, and the battle against the Keystone XL pipeline rages on. In this time of dirty energy and even dirtier money, the seasoned organizers and researchers included in our massive 2010 release Sparking a […]

Nearly a decade after 2/15 …

Posted on February 15th, 2011 in AK Book Excerpts, AK Distribution, Current Events, Uncategorized

Today is February 15th, the 8th anniversary of 2/15, the largest global peace protest in modern history. February 15, 2003 was a global day of action against militarism and the war in the impending invasion of Iraq. Some 36 million people took part on over 3,000 demonstrations against the US invasion of Iraq over the […]

Argentina’s anarchist past: Paradoxes of Utopia

Posted on October 20th, 2010 in AK Book Excerpts

We are proud to present one of our newest titles to readers of Revolution by the Book. Paradoxes of Utopia was written by Juan Suriano and published in Buenos Aires in 2001. Chuck Morse translated the English edition, putting the final touches on it in early 2010. The following excerpt is lifted from Juan’s introduction. […]