PM Press Events Nov 2, 2014
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In November, we celebrate the release and premiere screenings of Positive Force: More Than a Witness: 30 Years of Punk Politics in Action, which covers three decades of the punk activist collective’s role within Washington, DC’s legendary punk rock scene. Director Robin Bell skillfully mixes rare archival footage with new interviews of key Positive Force activists. Check out the DVD HERE and the Washington, DC premiere on November 14th and 15th HERE.
Author Events in November
Berkeley, CA – London, UK – Washington, DC – New York, NY – Chicago, IL – Los Angeles, CA – Lancaster, PA – Fullerton, CA – San Francisco, CA – Boston, MA – Sacramento, CA and more!
David Hartsough, author of Waging Peace: Global Adventures of a Lifelong Activist, continues on a US Book Tour in California, Washington DC, New England, and beyond
George Katsiaficas, author of Asia’s Unknown Uprisings Volume 1: South Korean Social Movements in the 20th Century & Asia’s Unknown Uprisings Volume 2: People Power in the Philippines, Burma, Tibet, China, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand, and Indonesia, 1947-2009, at Eastwind Books in Berkeley, CA on November 2nd
Peter Kuper, coeditor of World War 3 Illustrated 1979-2014 and author of The System, Drawn to New York, and Diario de Oaxaca at Columbia University Library in New York, NY on November 3rd
Dan Berger, author of The Struggle Within: Prisons, Political Prisoners, and Mass Movements in the United States, at the American Studies Association Conference in Los Angeles, CA from November 6th through 9th, with a Book Party in downtown LA on November 6th
Gabriel San Román, author of “Venceremos”: Victor Jara and the New Chilean Song Movement, for a book signing and release party for “Calendar of Revolt!” in Fullerton, CA on November 7th
Rachelle Lee Smith, launch events for Speaking OUT: Queer Youth in Focus, in Lancaster, PA on November 8th and at Giovanni’s Room in Philadelphia, PA on December 9th
Derrick Jensen, editor of Earth at Risk: Building a Resistance Movement to Save the Planet and many more, at Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, CA on November 9th and Earth At Risk conference in San Francisco, CA on November 22nd and 23rd
Derrick Weston Brown, author of Wisdom Teeth, at Chicago State University in Chicago, IL on November 8th
Chris Crass, author of Towards Collective Liberation: Anti-Racist Organizing, Feminist Praxis, and Movement Building Strategy, speaking and workshop series at UC San Diego on November 4th, at the Chicago Freedom School from November 6th through 9th, and in Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, and San Francisco, CA from November 11th through 18th
Immanuel Ness, editor of New Forms of Worker Organization: The Syndicalist and Autonomist Restoration of Class Struggle Unionism, at Historical Materialism London from November 6th through 9th
Vikki Law, author of Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women and coeditor of Don’t Leave Your Friends Behind: Concrete Ways to Support Families in Social Justice Movements and Communities, for a screening of an episode of Orange Is the New Black followed by critical commentary and discussion in Bronx, NY on November 12th
Kenneth Wishnia, author of Blood Lake, Red House, The Glass Factory, Soft Money, and 23 Shades of Black, and Gary Phillips, author of The Underbelly and The Jook, speaking at Bouchercon World Mystery Convention in Long Beach, CA from November 13th through 16th
Positive Force: More Than a Witness: 30 Years of Punk Politics in Action premiere at St. Stephen’s Church in Washington, DC on November 14th and 15th
PM authors Chris Crass, Sin Soracco, Dan Berger, Terry Bisson, Tomas Moniz, Eric Drooker, Andrej Grubacic, and many more speaking at the Howard Zinn Bookfair in San Francisco, CA on November 15th
John Curl, author of For All The People: Uncovering the Hidden History of Cooperatives, Cooperative Movements, and Communalism in America, and many other poets and musicians at Overthrowing Capitalism in San Francisco, CA on November 15th
Joshua Kahn Russell, coeditor of A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice, presentation in Sacramento, CA on November 20th and at The Green Arcade in San Francisco on December 4th, and a panel discussion at La Commune in Oakland on December 5th
PM Press Tabling and Exhibiting in November
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London, UK – Los Angeles, CA – Sao Paulo, BR – San Francisco, CA – New Orleans, LA – Dallas, TX – Boston, MA – Chapel Hill, NC – & more!
11th Annual Historical Materialism “How Capitalism Survives” in London, UK from November 6th through 9th
American Studies Association Conference, “The Fun and the Fury: New Dialectics of Pleasure and Pain In the Post-American Century,” in Los Angeles, CA from November 6th through 9th
V FEIRA ANARQUISTA DE SÃO PAULO in Sao Paulo, Brazil on November 9th
The New Orleans Bookfair in New Orleans, LA on November 9th
Howard Zinn Bookfair in San Francisco, CA on November 15th
Facing Race 2014 in Dallas, TX from November 13th through 15th
5th Annual Carrboro Anarchist Bookfair in Chapel Hill, NC on November 22nd
Earth at Risk 2014: The Justice and Sustainability Conference in San Francisco, CA on November 22nd and 23rd
Boston Anarchist Bookfair in Boston, MA on November 23rd and 24th
November Sale at Kersplebedeb!Kersplebedeb
A radical distro and frequent copublisher from Montreal, Kersplebedeb is having an online sale on dozens of titles including many PM books. Kersplebedeb produces agit prop materials, political books and pamphlets, and explores anti-patriarchal and anti-imperialist politics within an anti-capitalist framework.
For more information on Kersplebedeb’s big sale
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