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Vijay Prashad on NPR’s Weekend Edition!

Posted on May 23rd, 2012 in About AK, AK Authors!, Current Events, Recommended Reading

Vijay Prashad, author of our new Arab Spring, Libyan Winter joined the hosts of National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition last Sunday to discuss NATO, and contextualize the counter-protests in Chicago over the weekend. Speaking in response to Ivo Daalder, current US ambassador to NATO, Prashad questioned NATO’s efficacy and suggested that it’s time for the […]

A Surrealist Statement on NATO

Posted on May 21st, 2012 in AK Allies, Current Events, Recommended Reading

ADIOS, NATO AND DON’T COME BACK! “Smile, but not for long, Ladies and Gentlemen of NATO.” —Nelly Kaplan What is NATO? A gangster bunch of high criminals and traitors profiteering off of war-mongering. An International Whitewashing Organization dis-guising the dirty deeds of the ever expansionist Empire. Sugar coating on a poison pill. Jobs for murderers […]

People’s Pension has arrived in Baltimore

Posted on April 26th, 2012 in AK Authors!, AK News, Recommended Reading

Whew! Good news folks! copies of Eric Laursen’s People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan just arrived in the Baltimore office. Be sure to pre-order and get 25% off Advance Praise for People’s Pension: “Drawing on research and interviews with economists, politicians, and social scientists who shaped the early development of Social […]

What Lies Beneath the Clocktower on tour: April 21 – May 13

Posted on April 21st, 2012 in AK Allies, AK Authors!, AK Distribution, Happenings, Recommended Reading, Uncategorized

Ever seen an interactive fiction reading? No? You’re missing out. But, if you live in Pittsburgh, Richmond, New Orleans, Houston, San Antonio, Charlottesville, and basically anywhere in North Carolina, now’s your chance! AK author & editor Margaret Killjoy is on tour to promote his new book, What Lies Beneath the Clock Tower, an anti-colonial steampunk […]

Captive Genders is a finalist for the 24th Annual Lambda Literary Awards!

Posted on March 20th, 2012 in About AK, AK Authors!, AK News, Awards, Happenings, Recommended Reading, Uncategorized

Just received some fantastic news: Eric Stanley and Nat Smith’s Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex has been named a finalist for the 24th annual Lambda Literary Awards in TWO categories – GLBT Studies and Transgender Non-Fiction. We are absolutely thrilled! Sponsored each year by the groundbreaking Lambda Literary Foundation, the awards […]