Land Back Issue launch: Meme workshop with ijotiKak

Briarpatch's special Land Back issue is here – 60 pages of case studies, essays, investigations, and art by Indigenous writers and artists, all amplifying and sharpening the call to return land to Indigenous Peoples. To honour #LandBack's origins as a meme, we're partnering with Idle No More to launch the Land Back Issue with a virtual meme workshop led by ijotiKak!

Winnipeg International Writers Festival – ARP Books Features

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The Winnipeg International Writers Festival will launch an online Festival site on September 20th: https://thinairwinnipeg.ca/events/2020/09/20/thin-air-2020-virtual-festival/ ARP featured books: Sex Work Activism in Canada, by Amy Lebovitch and Shawna Ferris: https://arpbooks.org/Books/S/Sex-Work-Activism-in-Canada , and Storying Violence: Unravelling Colonial Narratives in the Stanley Trial, by Gina Starblanket and Dallas Hunt: https://arpbooks.org/Books/S/Storying-Violence. Leanne Betasamosake Simpson and Kaie Kellough, both with … Continue reading Winnipeg International Writers Festival – ARP Books Features

Can’t Pay Won’t Pay: The Case for Economic Disobedience and Debt Abolition

Astra Taylor, Hannah Appel and Chenjerai Kumanyika discuss the urgent new book: Can't Pay, Won't Pay: The Case for Economic Disobedience and Debt Abolition by the Debt Collective. The book is a powerful guide to action for people in debt. ***Register through Eventbrite to receive a link to the video conference on the day of … Continue reading Can’t Pay Won’t Pay: The Case for Economic Disobedience and Debt Abolition

Silence Breakers: Julie Macfarlane and Mandi Gray in conversation

In this virtual book launch event, author and legal scholar Julie Macfarlane (Going Public) is joined by sociologist and activist Mandi Gray for an intimate discussion on what it takes to speak up against perpetrators of sexual violence and hold institutions to account for their role in silencing survivors. Please visit Eventbrite for tickets and … Continue reading Silence Breakers: Julie Macfarlane and Mandi Gray in conversation

Study and Struggle 2: Abolition, Intersectionality, and Care

The Study and Struggle program is the first phase of an ongoing project to organize against incarceration and criminalization in Mississippi through four months of political education and community building. Our Critical Conversations webinar series, hosted by Haymarket Books, will cover the themes for the upcoming month. Haymarket Books is an independent, radical, non-profit publisher. … Continue reading Study and Struggle 2: Abolition, Intersectionality, and Care

What Are the Threats We Face in This Time? with Matthew N. Lyons, Rachel Herzing, and Hilary Moore

Join Matthew N. Lyons, Rachel Herzing, and Hilary Moore for a webinar, What Are the Threats We Face in This Time?, on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 5:30pm PST and 8:30pm EST. Organized by SURJ. Register here. "The context for the 2020 Presidential elections includes a global COVID-19 pandemic, mass rebellion against racism and police … Continue reading What Are the Threats We Face in This Time? with Matthew N. Lyons, Rachel Herzing, and Hilary Moore

Silence Breakers Pt. 2: Julie Lalonde and Julie Macfarlane speak up

The vital second instalment in our Silence Breakers author series brings together internationally recognized advocate and educator Julie S. Lalonde (Resilience Is Futile) and legal scholar Julie Macfarlane (Going Public). Together, they’ll discuss the stigma that comes with speaking up and speaking out against sexual violence, as well as the balancing act between pursuing professional … Continue reading Silence Breakers Pt. 2: Julie Lalonde and Julie Macfarlane speak up

The Wretched of the Earth with Lewis Gordon and Azzedine Haddour

All welcome! RSVP here to get your free ticket: https://bit.ly/2HmGqgH Join the LBC, Lewis Gordon and Azzedine Haddour to discuss Frantz Fanon’s ground-breaking and incisive book, The Wretched of the Earth. 'This is not so much a book as a rock thrown through the window of the West. It is the Communist Manifesto of the … Continue reading The Wretched of the Earth with Lewis Gordon and Azzedine Haddour

Study and Struggle 3: Deconstructing Settler Colonialism and Borders

The Study and Struggle program is the first phase of an ongoing project to organize against incarceration and criminalization in Mississippi through four months of political education and community building. Our Critical Conversations webinar series, hosted by Haymarket Books, will cover the themes for the upcoming month. Haymarket Books is an independent, radical, non-profit publisher. … Continue reading Study and Struggle 3: Deconstructing Settler Colonialism and Borders

Radical December

The Radical Publishers Alliance, in partnership with Literal in Barcelona, have launched a program for Radical December, featuring online events featuring radical authors around the world. #RadicalDecember foregrounds the energy and urgency in radical publishing at the moment and to highlight the salience of radical ideas to crises ranging from mass incarceration and police violence … Continue reading Radical December

BOOK LAUNCH: Jeannie’s Demise: Abortion on Trial in Victorian Toronto

Illegal. Underground. Deadly. Please join us for a virtual launch of Ian Radforth’s Jeannie’s Demise: Abortion on Trial in Victorian Toronto, which will feature a powerful discussion with outstanding panelists.   About the book “With great skill, compassion, and empathy, Ian Radforth cuts through the voyeuristic and often judgmental press coverage of the trial to … Continue reading BOOK LAUNCH: Jeannie’s Demise: Abortion on Trial in Victorian Toronto

Socialist Beasts: The Animal Bloc

A conversation with Fahim Amir, Troy Vettese, and Stephen F. Eisenman, moderated by Jules Gleeson The COVID-19 crisis has brought political nature into full view. In this roundtable, Fahim Amir (Being & Swine), Troy Vettese (Half-Earth Socialism), and Stephen F. Eisenman (The Cry of Nature) speak with Jules Gleeson (Transgender Marxism, forthcoming) about the nature … Continue reading Socialist Beasts: The Animal Bloc

The Need for Deep Transformation with Jeremy Lent

Author Jeremy Lent explores why a fundamental transformation of our cultural psyche is pivotal in fostering a sustainable future. Join Rob West in conversation with author Jeremy Lent about how incremental fixes to our current problems, no matter how beneficial in the short term, will not be sufficient. The transformation our society needs has to … Continue reading The Need for Deep Transformation with Jeremy Lent

How shall we organize to live? Transnational Black Radicalism

In this roundtable David Austin, Alissa Trotz, and Asad Haider discuss the Black radical tradition and organizing for change. We live in challenging, some might say unprecedented political and economic times: unparalleled concentrations of wealth in fewer and fewer hands facilitated by authoritarianism and rising fascism as "ordinary people" clamor for change. This panel draws … Continue reading How shall we organize to live? Transnational Black Radicalism

Organizing Insurgency: Workers’ Movements in the Global South

'In these depressing times, when the neoliberal consensus has acquired an aura of inevitability akin to the Laws of Physics, it is a breath of fresh air to read serious scholarship that challenges this consensus' - Norman Finkelstein --- Join Immanuel Ness and a wide-ranging panel for this special launch event to mark the release … Continue reading Organizing Insurgency: Workers’ Movements in the Global South

Counterpoints: A San Francisco Bay Area Atlas of Displacement and Resistance

Join us for a book launch for Counterpoints: A San Francisco Bay Area Atlas of Displacement and Resistance (PM Press) with members of the editing collective The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project on Tuesday, May 4th from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM PST. Learn more and register here. This is a UC Santa Cruz University Forum to … Continue reading Counterpoints: A San Francisco Bay Area Atlas of Displacement and Resistance

Indigenomics: Taking a Seat at the Economic Table

New Society Publishers & McNally Robinson Booksellers are pleased to present Carol Anne Hilton discussing her new book Indigenomics Taking a Seat at the Economic Table Friday May 7, 7:00 pm CDT (WPG) Online via Zoom & YouTube Hosted by Sheila North Registration is required to directly participate in the Zoom webinar. It will be simultaneously … Continue reading Indigenomics: Taking a Seat at the Economic Table

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Liberating Sápmi: Indigenous Resistance in Europe’s Far North

Join Gabriel Kuhn, author of Liberating Sápmi: Indigenous Resistance in Europe’s Far North (PM Press), in conversation with Sámi activist Niillas Somby about the Sámi’s ongoing fight for justice and self-determination. Saturday, May 8th from 2pm to 3:30pm ET hosted by Firestorm Books. Learn more here and register here. The Sámi, who have inhabited Europe’s … Continue reading Liberating Sápmi: Indigenous Resistance in Europe’s Far North

The David Graeber Memorial Lecture with Alpa Shah

Introducing the David Graeber Memorial Lecture Series. **First lecture is with Alpa Shah on May 11th. Pre-Register Here** This Spring inaugurates our Annual David Graeber Memorial Lecture Series, bringing together David’s friends, collaborators, colleagues, and readers across international and disciplinary boundaries. David saw anarchism as something you do, and not an identity. While ultimately rejecting … Continue reading The David Graeber Memorial Lecture with Alpa Shah

Free City! The Fight for San Francisco’s City College and Education for All

“The Fight for City College of San Francisco and Education for All” panel on Thursday, May 13th from 5:00pm – 6:30pm PT via Zoom. Co-sponsored by the Center for Political Education (CPE) and PM Press. Learn more here. Panelists will include Marcy Rein, Vicki Legion, and Mickey Ellinger, co-authors of Free City! The Fight for … Continue reading Free City! The Fight for San Francisco’s City College and Education for All

Red Nation Rising: Bordertowns and Native Liberation in the U.S. and Canada

Online event on 5/14

Red Nation Rising: Bordertowns and Native Liberation in the U.S. and Canada, a conversation with Jennifer Nez Denetdale, Melanie K. Yazzie, Doreen Manuel, and Kanahus Manuel, moderated by Chris La Tray, on Friday, May 14th at 6pm ET / 3pm PT. Register for free here. Bordertowns are white-dominated towns and cities that operate according to … Continue reading Red Nation Rising: Bordertowns and Native Liberation in the U.S. and Canada

Crude Britannia: How Oil Shaped a Nation

Join James Marriott, Terry Macalister and a wide-ranging panel for this special launch event marking the release of 'Crude Britannia: How Oil Shaped a Nation', published by Pluto Press, as part of Radical May.

How Universities Die

Join Peter Fleming, Will Davies, Gargi Bhattacharyya and chair Albena Azmanova for a launch event to mark the release of Peter's book 'Dark Academia: How Universities Die', published by Pluto Press as part of Radical May.

Transgender Marxism

Join Jules Joanne Gleeson and Elle O'Rourke and more TBC for this special launch event marking the release of 'Transgender Marxism', published by Pluto Press, as part of Radical May.

*CANCELLED* Politics and Resistance in South African Shack Settlements

*PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED AND WON'T BE TAKING PLACE AS SCHEDULED* Join Koni Benson, author of Crossroads: I Live Where I Like: A Graphic History (PM Press, 2021), Trevor Ngwane, author of Amakomiti: Grassroots Democracy in South African Shack Settlements (Pluto Press, 2021), Bevil Lucas, an organiser and occupier at Cissie Gool … Continue reading *CANCELLED* Politics and Resistance in South African Shack Settlements

*CANCELLED* Workers’ Inquiry and Global Class Struggle

*PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED AND WON'T BE TAKING PLACE AS SCHEDULED* 'Incisively examines the most recent and compelling examples of workers' autonomous resistance to the modern precarious workplace. Ovetz's invaluable collection applies workers' inquiry to contemporary practice. Essential reading for students of contemporary labor activism' - Immanuel Ness, author of Southern Insurgency: The … Continue reading *CANCELLED* Workers’ Inquiry and Global Class Struggle