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Rest in Peace, Edgar Rodrigues (1921 – 2009)

Posted on May 22nd, 2009 in Current Events

It is with a heavy heart that AK Press notes the death of Edgar Rodrigues, an anarchist militant and historian who authored more than fifty books in his eighty-eight years. He died of a heart attack on May 14, 2009 in Rio de Janeiro. He was an inspiration to comrades in Brazil, where he lived […]

Franklin Rosemont, surrealist & historian: 1943-2009

Posted on April 14th, 2009 in AK Allies, Current Events

Franklin Rosemont, celebrated poet, artist, historian, street speaker, and surrealist activist, died Sunday, April 12 in Chicago. He was 65 years old. With his partner and comrade, Penelope Rosemont, and lifelong friend Paul Garon, he co-founded the Chicago Surrealist Group in 1966, an enduring and adventuresome collection of characters that would make the city a […]

Archie Green, 1917–2009

Posted on April 4th, 2009 in Current Events

Archie Green, 1917–2009 by Nathan Salsburg Published in the April 1 edition of the Louisville Eccentric Weekly (LEO). Archie Green at home. Courtesy of Adam Machado In mid-December, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi received a memorandum from a constituent on Caselli Street in San Francisco. President-Elect Obama had been publicly ginning up support for […]