Libraries are the most American of institutions: community-based, democratic, pull-yourself-up by your own gathering places.
This 3 1/2 page conversation between Pauling & Ikeda does not make a cogent argument against absolute pacifism.
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No, not personnel changes at onthewilderside,com You still have the same two irascible co-editors sharing the driving. (And occasionally both grabbing for the steering wheel at the same time.) We have just moved around the navigation tabs on top to make room for our new venture Wilderside Ltd books, which you can access through the […]
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Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire is the great-great-great-great aunt of Princess Diana and a relative of Baby Cambridge.
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email from Boog publisher David Kirschenbaum announcing a number of free poetry books from his press that he has put on his website boogcity.com.
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We celebrate the news in The Village Voice article, City Settles Lawsuit Over The Destruction of the Occupy Wall Street Library showing that the Occupy movement received some measure of justice for the wanton destruction of their community. Occupy Wall Street claimed $47,000 in damages [for the loss of books and computers], all of which the city agreed […]
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Boog City’s festival will feature 51 poets, 12 musical acts, 6 political and radio talks, 6 poets theater plays, 1 workshop, and 1 panel over the four days.
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To end the myth of corporate person hood, we must work to change our entire culture’s view, not just work for the legalistic solution of a constitutional amendment.
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“Thanks for the magic.” The NY Times reports: “Maurice Sendak, widely considered the most important children’s book artist of the 20th century, who wrenched the picture book out of the safe, sanitized world of the nursery and plunged it into the dark, terrifying and hauntingly beautiful recesses of the human psyche, died on Tuesday in […]
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