Alerta! Alerta!

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Pub Date: 11/27/2018

Pages: 180

Trim: 5 x 8

Publisher: AK Press

Imprint: AK Press

ISBN 13: 9781849353304

ISBN 10: 1849353301

Price: $16.00 / $22.95 CAN

Alerta! Alerta!

By Patrick Strickland

Price: $16.00



About the Book

Journalist Patrick Strickland provides on-the-ground profiles of the unique characters involved in anti-fascist struggles in various countries across Europe. The left and its anti-authoritarian variants were fighting far-right populism and neo-Nazis long before the mainstream media became aware of such groups. Stickland bases his profiles in their historical context, explaining the roots and gains of the far-right, as well as the history of anti-fascist efforts and how they inform today’s struggles.

Each profile, ranging from a 71-year-old grandmother armed with cans of spray paint to street-fighting youth, provides a window into the broader anti-fascist movement in each country, highlighting the creative tactics diverse individuals employ to fight hatred and white supremacy in their communities.

About the Book

Meet Europe's anti-fascists, from grandparents to street-fighters. A fascinating tour led by compelling characters.


Patrick Strickland is a journalist from Texas. He has reported from more than a dozen countries across the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and North America. He has worked as a reporter for Al Jazeera English and has written for a several publications, among them Vice News, In These Times, Middle East Eye, and others.