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David Solnit on the WTO in Bali and the Fourteen Year Anniversary of the “Battle of Seattle”

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

David Solnit takes a moment to reflect on the fourteen year anniversary of the collapse of the WTO meetings in Seattle, Wa as talks in Bali end in an impasse. David and his sister Rebecca are authors of The Battle of the Story of the Battle of Seattle, published by AK Press. Follow the link [...]

Send Books to Grand Jury Resistor Jerry Koch!

Monday, July 1st, 2013

As of the time of writing this, anarchist grand jury resistor Jerry Koch has been incarcerated for more than a month and ten days, just for refusing to collaborate with the State. If you aren’t familiar with grand juries or with Jerry’s case, you can read more at AK Press stands in solidarity with [...]

A Punk Writer: Vijay Prashad remembers Alexander Cockburn

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

(This essay originally appeared on Frontline: The whole thing is a blur to me. It was sometime in 1985 or 1986, a warm night, when a band member from either Black Flag or the Circle Jerks told me about Alexander Cockburn. We were standing in one of the side alleys near Los Angeles’ Roxy [...]

AK Author Cindy Milstein on the Maple Spring

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Our friend and author Cindy Milstein has been spending quite a bit of time in Montreal recently and has been thoughtfully blogging about the Maple Spring. A Little Bit of Direct Democracy (for Now), Montreal, Day 55 The past two days, I finally got my first chance to check out self-governance in Montreal: a neighborhood [...]

Vijay Prashad on NPR’s Weekend Edition!

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

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

Monday, May 21st, 2012

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 [...]

Eric Laursen appeared on Fire Dog Lake’s Book Salon

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Eric Laursen was recently a guest on Fire Dog Lake’s Book Salon discussing his recently released title The People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan. Moderated by Ellen Schultz, she began by stating, “A real eye-opener to me was Laursen’s material on how right leaning Democrats in Congress and the Obama Administration [...]

“May Day Matters” by Cindy Milstein

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Written by our lovely author and comrade Cindy Milstein, author of Anarchism and Its Aspirations. May Day Matters By Cindy Milstein Every since this occupy “movement” began, it has surprised me. Like a package I didn’t order appearing on my doorstep, gifting me some sweet little zines written by a near stranger I met long [...]

Some thoughts on the recent SF Chronicle article …

Monday, May 7th, 2012

I answered the warehouse door the other day and was ambushed by a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle. The resulting story and the “quote” attributed to me requires some response. First I want to make it clear that I am in full support of a diversity of tactics when it comes to protest – [...]

Great Interview with People’s Pension author Eric Laursen @RetireRevised

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

What a great interview between Eric Laursen the author of The People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan and Mark Miller on Retirement Revised! Eric really knows how to explain this complex issue and show why Social Security is best put in the hands of the people. “But I think the more [...]

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