Independent publishers are a bulwark of free speech, free exchange of ideas, and the struggle for a better world. The last thing one of our best indy publishers (and distributors) needed was a warehouse fire.
AK Press, publishers of my book, The People’s Pension, suffered a calamity just 10 days ago when a fire broke out in the printing plant that adjoins AK’s warehouse and offices in Oakland, California. Three days later, the City of Oakland red-tagged the entire building, which means no one can re-occupy it until it is again deemed safe. AK are still waiting to get back in, which means it’s difficult for the publishing collective to take care of day-to-day business. As they announced last week, Continue reading AK Press Needs Your Help
What: Book launch event for The People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan
When: Fri., April 27, 7 p.m.
Where: Bluestockings Bookstore, 172 Allen St., New York, NY 10002 (just south of East Houston St.)
The People’s Pension is out after some years of my own struggle to research it, write it, and update what’s turned out to be a very lively moving target. I’ll introduce the book at Bluestockings along with Continue reading Book Launch for ‘The People’s Pension’ in NYC
It’s been a long time in the works, but The People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan will be available from booksellers by approximately mid-March. The worthy folks at AK Press are bringing out my book, which traces the 30-year war against Social Security and the struggle to defend it. You can find out more about the book here. The People’s Pension is the only book that covers this crucial slice of U.S. history, from the beginning of the war under Reagan right up to the present.
I’ll be posting more news about the launch of People’s Pension: The Book (to those of you who’ve been reading this off-and-on blog for some time) as it’s available. Possibly even more exciting is the kick-off of my tour to promote Continue reading People’s Pension – the Book – Available Soon