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  AK PRESS :: About AK Press
AK Press is a worker-run collective that publishes and distributes radical books, visual and audio media, and other mind-altering material.
AK Press works hard to destroy and move beyond capitalism, toward a non-exploitative, sustainable, and just economy.
AK Press doesn’t exist to enrich its members at the expense of consumers.
www.akpress.org /about/aboutakpress   (1699 words)

  SF Station: Pressin' on the Edge
AK Press was originally founded in Scotland in 1990 by three politically active anarchists who wanted to spread their own brand of subversion.
In 1994, one of AK's employees decided to move out to San Francisco for the food and the weather, and AK Press in Oakland was born.
Despite these obstacles, and AK's own aversion to large corporations, AK is glad to be in the chains when it can, because it realizes that in many parts of the country chains are the only bookstores around.
www.sfstation.com /pressin-on-the-edge-a555   (750 words)

 AKUK the European home of AK Press and Distribution.
AKUK the European home of AK Press and Distribution.
This site now carries the details of over 3500 different books, magazines, pamphlets, journals, t-shirts and badges.
Also, don't forget to check out the US AK Press site
www.akuk.com   (135 words)

 TransformOnline : Culture : Features : AK Press
And AK Press’ role in trying to popularize opposition to all this shit is, I think, an important one.
AK Press grew out of the punk scene, just as you pointed out, through tabling at shows and distributing material through various outlets, but is clearly trying to reach a broader audience.
AK Press was the first to introduce spoken word CDs into the book world, flooding the area with radical activist/intellectuals critically engaging with society.
www.transformonline.com /culture/features/002419.php   (3019 words)

 AK Steel: News
AK Steel, the nation's leading integrated steel company, manufactures a full line of flat rolled stainless and carbon steels coated with the AgION antimicrobial compound.
Several applications will use AK Steel's new product including the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system and "high-touch zones" throughout the home-from appliances, handrails and doorknobs to faucets, food preparation surfaces and a 6,000-bottle wine cellar.
AK Steel employs about 11,500 people in plants and offices in Middletown, Coshocton, Mansfield, Walbridge, Warren and Zanesville, Ohio; Ashland, Kentucky; Rockport, Indiana; and Butler, Sharon and Wheatland, Pennsylvania.
www.aksteel.com /news/press_release.asp?doc_id=201   (582 words)

 sfbg.com | Lit - AK Press
AK is OK end of the year 2000, the local, collectively owned AK Press – the publisher of such classics as Valerie Solanas's SCUM Manifesto and distributor of subversive literature churned out by freethinking presses like Soft Skull and Autonomedia – got evicted from its space in the Mission District.
Located across the street from the fluorescent-lit hell that is Foods Co., the AK headquarters looked like just another worn-down residence, but a peek inside revealed not a thrifted Mission flat but a whirring warehouse of political propaganda.
In the summer months the press treated the neighborhood to free performances by high-integrity artists like Eric Drooker, or writer Peter Plate delivering a rapid-fire recitation of an entire chapter of his newest Mission-noir novel.
www.sfbg.com /38/27/lit_ak_press.html   (686 words)

 AK PRESS :: Programs
Secondly, they are also entitled to a 10% discount on EVERYTHING featured in the AK Press Distribution catalog.
Just as the DIY ethic enables the underground music scene to thrive against the bland, boring, sterile major airplay crap, the Bookmobile cruises past the corporate "book" stores and brings the books directly to the people.
Read more about the AK Press Bookmobile and see where it is going to be next and how to join!
www.akpress.org /programs   (241 words)

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