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AK Press Needs Your Support

Fire and books are not a good combination. For it is not just the flames that pose a threat to the pages but also the smoke and the water that … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Moral of the Story

When surveying the news of recent days, weeks and months it can be a rather troublesome exercise to ask the question: what is the moral of this story? Granted, not … Continue reading

December 4, 2014 · 19 Comments

Librarian is Still My Occupation – Another Epilogue

When most people think of the People’s Library (from Occupy Wall Street) the image they conjure up is of the library in its heyday: those two months in the Fall … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · 8 Comments

Self Help, Mutual Aid, Reference Services – A Sideways Glance

Imagine that you are busily working away when you find yourself approached by an individual with a demanding inquiry. The question may not seem particularly interesting to you or it … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · 7 Comments

Other Peoples Libraries

In case you didn’t know, your dear captains were once some of the librarians at the Occupy Wall Street People’s Library in Liberty/Zuccotti and its later manifestations as a transient … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Got $?

Right, so I know librarians — or leftists, for that matter (and leftist librarians especially) — are not the most flush of demographics, but I also know that some of … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

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