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CARE Keynote with Alexis Pauline Gumbs and Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha (Virtual Event)

On Wednesday, May 18th at 12pm CST, join Alexis Pauline Gumbs and Leak Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha for a virtual discussion on rethinking forms and possibilities of care/carework hosted by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities at Northwestern. Register here! As the pandemic continues alongside the onslaught of state sanctioned violence internationally and locally—from war to policing […]

What Is Nature? With Debbie Bookchin & Todd McGowan (Virtual Event)

On Tuesday, April 26th at 7:00pm ET, join us alongside our friends and comrades Firestorm Co-op, Debbie Bookchin, and Todd McGowan for a discussion on The Philosophy of Social Ecology: Essays on Dialectical Naturalism by Murray Bookchin. You won’t want to miss it! Register here. What is nature? What is humanity’s place in nature? And what […]

DC Public Library: Love WITH Accountability

Learn more and register here. How can we center childhood sexual abuse survivor healing without relying on prisons? There aren’t any easy answers, but there are possibilities. Thirty-nine diasporic Black survivors, advocates, and one former bystander, courageously wrote about those possibilities in Aishah Shahidah Simmons’ 2020 Lambda Literary Award-winning anthology, Love WITH Accountability: Digging Up the Roots of […]

Book Club Discussion: The Nation on No Map

On Saturday, March 12 at 10a PT, join William C. Anderson and Gabrielle Felder of GFx Studios for a book club discussion on The Nation on No Map: Black Anarchism and Abolition. They’re asking folks that register to send a donation of $10. Donations will be redistributed to Southern Solidarity Mutual Aid and Survived and […]

The New Municipal Agenda With Debbie Bookchin & Sixtine van Outryve d’Ydewalle

On Saturday, January 22nd at 1pm ET, join us alongside our friends and comrades Firestorm Co-op, author Debbie Bookchin, and PhD researcher Sixtine van Outryve d’Ydewalle for a virtual discussion on From Urbanization to Cities: The Politics of Democratic Municipalism by Murray Bookchin. Register for the event here. Journalist and author Debbie Bookchin joins PhD […]

Black Anarchism & Abolition with William C. Anderson and Robyn Maynard

On Tuesday, December 21st at 4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET, writer and activist William C. Anderson shares his latest work, The Nation On No Map, in a live virtual conversation with feminist writer Robyn Maynard. Register here! The Nation on No Map examines state power, abolition, and ideological tensions within the struggle for Black liberation while centering the […]

A Conversation with William C. Anderson on The Nation on No Map

On Monday, December 20th at 7pm ET, join us alongside Odyssey Bookshop for a conversation on The Nation on No Map with author William C. Anderson. Register here! A call for Black survival in the face of widespread crisis. The Nation on No Map examines state power, abolition, and ideological tensions within the struggle for Black […]

What Is The Modern State? A New Anarchist Theory With Eric Laursen

On November 16th at 7pm GMT join us alongside Freedom Bookshop welcomes writer and activist Eric Laursen to talk about his book The Operating System: An Anarchist Theory of the Modern State. Register here! Please note: due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic only 10 people will be permitted in the shop for the talk. However: […]

G.D.H. Cole: A Libertarian Trapped in the Labour Party

  On Thursday, November 11th at 6:30PM GMT, join us alongside Socialist History Society for a discussion with David Goodway on G.D.H. Cole, a critical member of Britain’s Labour Party. Register here! G.D.H. Cole (1889-1959) declared forcefully at the end of his life that he was ‘neither a Communist nor a Social Democrat…but something…essentially different […]

Deeper Than Politics, More Than Ideology

Posted on November 1st, 2021 in AK Authors!

Featuring: An essay by William C. Anderson on ideology, Black anarchism, and his forthcoming book The Nation on No Map: Black Anarchism & Abolition. If there’s one thing I learned from Black anarchism, it’s to transcend. I am not just a Black anarchist because I want to systematize or institutionalize Black anarchism. I’m not wed […]