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Category: Current Events

Algeria and Tunisia: Separate Paths of Insurgency

Posted on January 28th, 2011 in AK Authors!, Current Events

AK author David Porter began researching worker’s self-management in Algeria fifty years ago. In the near-ish future, we’ll be publishing an amazing new book he’s written on French anarchism and Algeria. In the meantime, we’re glad to see that he’s written an analysis of the recent, and very different, revolts in Tunisia and Algeria for […]

News from Greece: American Anarchist Presses Charges Against Police

Posted on January 26th, 2011 in Current Events

Many of you have no doubt heard by now about the American anarchist who was brutally beaten by the police in Athens on November 15th. Today, From the Greek Streets reports that she “has pressed attempted murder charges against Delta and Dias motorcycle police, as well as the relevant commanding officers” for the beating that […]

Jack Heyman: La Lucha Continua

Posted on December 21st, 2010 in AK Allies, Current Events, Uncategorized

This post sent to us by our good friend and co-conspirator Devin Hoff …. Jack Heyman is a modern day working class hero. As a long time worker/member of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union—which represents maritime, dock, port and other workers along the West Coast, as well as in Hawaii and Alaska—he has consistently […]

“It Will Last”…Bifo on Insurrections in Rome and London

Posted on December 16th, 2010 in AK Authors!, Current Events

Soon-to-be-AK-author Franco “Bifo” Berardi posted the following commentary to almighty Facebook: What is happening in Rome and in many other Italian cities, what happened in London only few days ago, marks the beginning of the decade. It’s going to be a decade of conflict and self-defense of society, against a ruling class that is violent […]

Georgia Prisoners on Strike?!

Posted on December 13th, 2010 in Current Events

In today’s installment of “what the media doesn’t tell you,” has everyone been following what’s going on in Georgia where thousands of prisoners—thousands—went on strike last Thursday in over a half dozen of the state’s prisons and penitentiaries to protest their treatment and demand their human rights. From the small drips and drabs of information […]

Bifo on the arrest of Julian Assange

Posted on December 9th, 2010 in AK Authors!, Current Events

Franco Berardi (AKA Bifo, whose book, After the Future, AK will publish in the Spring) just emailed me to say that he’s contributing to a new online news & theory project with the irresistible title of URGE: Ultimate Reseau General-intellect (after)Europe. I’ll be reposting some of his ruminations here from time to time, but I […]

Risks to “New Journalists”: Americans Held in Iran

Posted on August 7th, 2010 in AK Authors!, Current Events

A recent article by Kari Lydersen in The Progressive. Shon Meckfessel, friend of the three independent journalists still held in Iran, is the author of Suffled How it Gush: A North American Anarchist in the Balkans. Go to to learn more…and to help out. —————————————— Risks to “New Journalists”: Americans Held in Iran By […]