By Bill Ayers Photo credit: Eduardo Montes-Bradley This blog post appeared originally in Critical Inquiry. Last year my students—Chicago teachers and teachers-to-be, educators from a range of backgrounds and experiences and orientations—all read The Beautiful Struggle. I’d put Ta-Nehisi Coates’...
Since nothing beats getting cozy and having some quality time with a new paperback, we put together a list of seven recent releases that you can lose yourself in as the weather turns cold.
In an excerpt from the prologue to PUBLIC ENEMY, Bill Ayers tells the story of how he came to play an unlikely yet prominent role in the 2008 presidential election.
Beacon authors offer a forceful rebuke to the bombardment and occupation of Gaza as a path to long-term regional stability.
Beacon's Director, Helene Atwan, fondly remembers last month's Miami Book Fair and all the great writers—and food and drinks—she encountered there.
The Broadside's official guide to Beacon's annual holiday sale. Save 20% off everything at www.beacon.org with promo code GIFT20, including titles by Richard Blanco, Lauren Slater, Mike O'Connor, Jeanne Theoharis, Rodger Streitmatter and Bill Ayers.
In this sequel to Fugitive Days, Bill Ayers charts his life after the Weather Underground, when he becomes the GOP’s flaunted “domestic terrorist,” a “public enemy.”
Bill Ayers argues that in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal, the real problem is standardized testing.
William Ayers' memoir of life in the Weather Underground is now available in audiobook.
In Obama's second term, Bill Ayers hopes that he will change course on education.
Bill and Rick Ayers call on us to show our teachers appreciation by helping them do what they do best.
William Ayers looks at how we can envision education as something other than just a commodity, and to teach for a democratic society.
A First Amendment win in Wyoming, as a federal judge orders that William Ayers finally be allowed to speak.
Beacon Broadside ran a post by William Ayers on April 7 about being "disinvited" from lecturing at the University of Wyoming—read the original post here. On April 13,INSIDE Higher Ed ran an update on that story: the university is encountering...
William Ayers addresses a decision by the University of Wyoming, in response to right-wing pressure, to rescind his invitation to speak to students there.
Bill Ayers will discuss the reissue of Fugitive Days: Memoirs of an Antiwar Activist with Chris Cuomo on tomorrow's Good Morning America. (UPDATE: link to story) Beacon Press had planned to publish a new edition of Fugitive Days with a...