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Looking for Labor Day: A review of Immanuel Ness’s new book

Posted on September 8th, 2011 in AK Authors!, AK Distribution, Recommended Reading, Reviews, Uncategorized

AK Press’s Oakland warehouse recently hosted a small event to celebrate a new book by our comrade Immanuel Ness, called Ours to Master and to Own: Workers’ Control from the Commune to the Present, published earlier this year by Haymarket Books. In attendance was Bay Area anarchist & organizer, Bernard Marszalek, editor of AK/Kerr Company’s […]

Remembering George Jackson: 40 Years Later

Posted on August 21st, 2011 in Recommended Reading

Today—August 21, 2011—marks the 40th anniversary of the murder of George Jackson by the San Quentin prison administration. But his legacy lives on in today’s struggles. On this day, we hope you will take a moment to learn more about the history of George Jackson and others like him who have resisted state repression and […]

Why May Day Matters

Posted on May 2nd, 2011 in AK Authors!, May Day, Recommended Reading

Nice post on Anarkismo from Lucien van der Walt (co-author of Black Flame), Sian Byrne, and Warren McGregor on the history of May Day and its relationship to anti-apartheid struggles in South Africa. Full text below, reprinted from http://www.anarkismo.net/, originally published in South African Labor Bulletin (http://www.southafricanlabourbulletin.org.za). Why May Day Matters: History with anarchist roots […]

Tons of new books!

Posted on April 2nd, 2011 in AK Distribution, Recommended Reading, Uncategorized

Below you’ll find the latest installment in our bi-weekly mailorder email blast, written especially for you by our awesome sales person, Suzanne! Doesn’t it make ya want to go to the website and order books right now??? Happy spring from AK Press! Despite this awesome photo of AK collective member Macio “getting lazy” with The […]

What’s new at AK Press!

Posted on March 8th, 2011 in AK Distribution, Recommended Reading

Greetings, friends… We hope this message finds you enjoying the last weeks of winter, and invigorated by the struggles that are taking place all over the world and in our own backyards! For our own part, we’ve just finished our annual physical inventory of the AK Press warehouse (a spring cleaning of sorts, we even […]

Happy January! Lots of great books from AK Distro

Posted on January 26th, 2011 in About AK, AK Distribution, AK News, Recommended Reading

Happy January, folks! We hope you’re all staying warm, and spending your winter months catching up on your reading… We are putting the finishing touches on a few long-awaited books: Property is Theft! A Pierre-Joseph Proudhon Reader; Autonomy, Solidarity, Possibility: The Colin Ward Reader; and Marshall Law: The Life and Times of a Baltimore Black […]

New AK titles on sale!

Posted on January 3rd, 2011 in About AK, AK Distribution, AK News, Recommended Reading, Uncategorized

Well, after a couple of months unintentional neglect (my computer broke and I can’t use a certain important program on my new one yet!!), we’re back to a rotating, randomly chosen selection of AK titles on sale for 50%. What says Happy New Year like that?! Returning readers may note that I have become a stickler for a to-the-penny […]