Biography: 

AK Thompson got kicked out of high school for publishing an underground
newspaper called The Agitator and has been an author, activist, and social
theorist ever since. His publications include Sociology for Changing the
World (2006), Black Bloc, White Riot (2010), and Keywords for Radicals
(2016). Most recently, he is co-editor of Spontaneous Combustion: The Eros
Effect and Global Revolution (SUNY Press, 2017).