Arbeiter Ring Publishing was founded in 1996 through the work of a group of activists in Winnipeg. Now operating as ARP Books, we have published a bold combination of titles with an emphasis on progressive political analysis and innovative new writing for the past 25 years.

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Wanted: Marketing and Promotion Intern

Application period now closed. About us Arbeiter Ring Publishing was founded as a workers’ collective in 1996 and began publishing a few left-of-centre and Marxist-leaning books each year. It is now Arbeiter Ring Publishing Ltd. (operating as ARP Books) and...

Gidigaa Migizi (Doug Williams) passing mourned

We feel very grateful to have been able to work with Gidigaa Migizi (Doug Williams), revered Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg Elder and knowledge keeper, whose oral history that stretched back through centuries of generational knowledge, Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg: This is Our Territory,...

Storying Violence and Mnidoo Bemaasing Longlisted for First Nation Community Read Awards

Mnidoo Bemaasing Review

SOOTODAY.com: Anishinaabe author details 'life force energy' of residential school survivors in latest book.

Wilfred Buck Reading Hosted by Janet Rogers


Book Launch and Panel for Crossing Borders: Essays in Honour of Ian H. Angus


Colonial Narratives in the Trial of Gerald Stanley

Join us for "Colonial Narratives in the Trial of Gerald...

My Claustrophobic Happiness - Book Launch & Reading

Friday November 20th at 7 pm (CT) My Claustrophobic Happiness...

Statement on Facebook Banning Anarchist, Antiracist, Antifascist Profiles from Facebook

A calculated effort to suppress social movements and the journalists and publishers that cover them. AUGUST 25th, 2020 Facebook’s de-platforming of anarchist, antiracist, antifascist, and independent media on August 19th is a malicious threat to free speech and public dissent....

Our dear friend and mentor, John Loxley, died on July 28, 2020.

His place in Winnipeg’s left cannot be overstated, and we...

Radical Medicine by Esyllt W. Jones finalist and prize winner!

Very happy to announce Radical Medicine: The International Origins of Socialized...

An Important Announcement Regarding Amazon

ARP Books to discontinue books through Amazon.com Inc. By ARP...

ROMANS/SNOWMARE by Cam Scott a Lambda Literary Award Finalist!

Very pleased to announce ROMANS/SNOWMARE by Cam Scott is a...

Exploring the new book Black Life: Post-BLM and the Struggle for Freedom - Desmond Cole

Exploring the new book Black Life: Post-BLM and the Struggle for...

Cagey Films reviews You Don't Know Me, But You Love Me

Kenneth George Godwin, Film Editor from Cagey Films reviews Caelum...

Pat Lowther Memorial Award Winner

Wonderful news! Our warmest congratulations to Lesley Belleau on the...


Exciting to see recurring surges of interest in Stolen City, especially as we are battling destructive municipal budgets across the country.

Congratulations to @owentoews for being back on the bestseller list and thanks to @mcnallyrobinson for supporting the title https://t.co/Ii1vGlQgPM
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“People are frivolous with the dignity and privacy of poor people, poor Black people, poor people in general. We don’t even think about how it is that we dignify people in our interactions with them.”
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