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  • New direction for Aid & Abet

    Posted Sunday March 6th 2016 by Jen Angel

    After ten years of working with radical authors and organizations on media, publicity, and tour management, this fall Aid & Abet will begin focusing exclusively on event management for the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Founder Jen Angel & team have decades of experience organizing successful, well-executed events from a two-hour seminar to a five day conference or a two week training - plus weddings, […] Keep reading
  • Starhawk to tour the US in February and March 2016

    Posted Thursday October 15th 2015 by Jen Angel

    Starhawk will be touring the US with her new book, City of Refuge, the sequel to The Fifth Sacred Thing during February and March 2016! Is it possible, in these times of social and environmental meltdown, to envision a positive future?  Popular culture abounds with post-Apocalyptic disaster stories, but offers us few images of a positive outcome of the human story here on earth. Yet […] Keep reading
  • Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories From Social Justice Movements

    Posted Sunday February 1st 2015 by Jen Angel

    After a long break, we're pleased to announce a new book tour we are working on! All organizing is science fiction. A world where everyone has a home, a great education, community based transformative justice, nourishing food to eat and clean water to drink, where we are in right relation to the planet, to each other, where are free to be and love ourselves as […] Keep reading
  • New Titles from New Internationalist Press

    Posted Monday June 30th 2014 by Mike McKee

    For more than four decades, the UK-based New Internationalist magazine has produced radical content in a not-for-profit operating model. More recently, the cooperative has garnered notoriety for its publishing of books. This month we want to let you know about two New Internationalist titles dealing with environmental activism and economic justice. Rainbow Warriors: Legendary Stories from Greenpeace Ships stands apart from other books documenting the organization's […] Keep reading
  • Sarah Shourd and Shane Bauer - Speaking Tour 2014

    Posted Saturday March 15th 2014 by Jen Angel

    Throughout 2014, Sarah Shourd and Shane Bauer will be touring in support of their new memoir “A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran,” coauthored with Josh Fattal and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (March 2014).  In A Sliver of Light, the three authors weave together their unique experiences of prison in Iran—how they were captured, what brought them to live and travel in […] Keep reading
  • Wisconsin Rising: Sam Mayfield on Tour

    Posted Tuesday March 4th 2014 by Jen Angel

    Do you remember before Occupy, when there was an uprising in Wisconsin? We do. That's why we're helping Sam Mayfield tour with her new film, Wisconsin Rising. Sam's film tells the story of the 2011 occupation of the Wisconsin State Capitol building and the movement opposing Governor Scott Walker’s repeal of collective bargaining rights for workers. Wisconsin Rising details the continuing assault on democracy and […] Keep reading
  • On Anarchist Fiction: Margaret Killjoy Speaking Tour

    Posted Tuesday January 14th 2014 by Jen Angel

    Author and editor Margaret Killjoy is touring to promote his forthcoming book, A Country of Ghosts, an anarchist utopian novel to be published by Combustion Books. In this talk, Margaret will focus on the usefulness of fiction--with a focus on utopian fiction--in anarchist struggle. Check out the awesome video below of Margaret speaking with Ursula K LeGuin in Portland. Margaret Killjoy is the editor of […] Keep reading
  • Tour dates announced for Nick Saul & The Stop: Washington, New York, Boston, Portland, San Francisco

    Posted Thursday September 19th 2013 by Jen Angel

    The Stop: How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement Speaking Tour September/October 2013 We are pleased to announce a series of US events to celebrate the publication of Nick Saul and Andrea Curtis’s, "The Stop: How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement," which details the transformation of a Canadian food bank into a […] Keep reading
  • Policies for Shareable Cities: What Cities Can Do to Support Sharing

    Posted Monday September 16th 2013 by Jen Angel

    We've been working with Shareable to get the word out about their new report, Policies for Shareable Cities: A Sharing Economy Policy Primer for Urban Leaders. Sharing has been part of communities for ages, and the recent boom in "the sharing economy" with services like AirBnB, Lyft, Uber, etc has shown how informal and formal sharing networks come in conflict with city policy. The report […] Keep reading
  • Leslie James Pickering & If A Tree Falls - Campus Speaking Tour 2013-2014

    Posted Wednesday September 4th 2013 by Jen Angel

    In 2011, the documentary film If A Tree Falls: The Story of the Earth Liberation Front told the story of the ELF and their prosecution by law enforcement. The film was nominated for an Academy Award in 2012 and has been widely acclaimed — critics have lauded it as "brilliant," "engrossing," and "compelling." (Jen wrote a review of the film on her personal blog here.) […] Keep reading