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Carlo Tresca and the fight against Fascism in the US

Posted on September 13th, 2010 in AK Book Excerpts, Recommended Reading

(Above photo of Tresca addressing workers, likely in PA in 1904 or 05, from the collection of N. Pernicone) Hot off the press this week is a new edition of Nunzio Pernicone’s biography Carlo Tresca: Portrait of A Rebel. We are pleased to announce this revised paperback edition (the hardcover edition was published back in […]

Black Bloc, White Riot

Posted on September 8th, 2010 in AK Authors!, AK Book Excerpts, AK News

Just received two cartons of AK Thompson’s new treatise Black Bloc, White Riot: Anti-Globalization and the Genealogy of Dissent here in Baltimore, and it looks phenomenal. With a cover designed by the ever-innovative Josh MacPhee, and printed on a rougher cover stock than one normally finds on AK Press books, I think this is one […]

The CNT’s Expropriators—An Excerpt from Anarchism and the City

Posted on March 24th, 2010 in AK Book Excerpts

Hi folks, For those interested in anarchism’s storied past—and curious as to what its future may hold—we are happy (ecstatic) to present Chris Ealham’s new book, Anarchism and the City: Revolution and Counter-revolution in Barcelona, 1898–1937. The following excerpt is from Chapter 6, “Militarised anarchism, 1932–1936,” which charts a period of insurrection, militarization, and expropriation […]

Anarchism and Its Aspirations — Book Excerpt

Posted on March 11th, 2010 in AK Book Excerpts

Cindy Milstein’s new book, Anarchism and Its Aspirations, has been printed and is on its way to our warehouse. It’ll be available at the Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair this weekend (where Cindy will be giving two talks). For those of you who can’t make the bookfair, you can order it now (at a 25% discount!). […]

Academic Repression — Book Excerpt

Posted on February 17th, 2010 in AK Book Excerpts

Oh, and did we mention there’s yet another AK Press title on its way from the printer to our warehouse? And I mean that literally: It should be in a truck and nearing Oakland as I type. The book is Academic Repression: Reflections from the Academic-Industrial Complex. According to Cornel West, “This courageous and chilling […]