fix articles 219730, librarians
'Authors, librarians defend kids' book (tags)
First it was My Name is Rachel Corrie, now its Three Wishes. Jewish groups in Canada attempt block a book from being read by children.
The nation's attorney general is on the ropes and swinging wildly. (tags)
Once again, Mr. Ashcroft has utterly missed the point. As many commentators have patiently tried to explain to him--we must, after all, talk to him as one talks to a punch-drunk fighter--the point is not whether federal authorities have yet started checking what we read; the point is that the U.S. Patriot Act gives those authorities the right to monitor what we read. Giving anyone that right is exactly what’s wrong, Mr. Ashcroft. If we are hysterics, then you, sir, are a dangerous dimwit.
Librarianship as a Revolutionary Choice (tags)
Speech at the Joint American Library Association/Canadian Library Association Conference
by Naomi Klein June 24 2003
HIGHTOWER: Shredding Ashcroft (tags)
Who is it that rushes to the barricades of our nation's democracy, daring to confont John "Mad Dog" Ashcroft as he rips into our Bill of Rights and tries to strip We the People of our hard-won personal liberties? Not the Congress – it's meekly going along, providing the authority and funding for Ashcroft's maniacal assault. Not the puffheads of the media – they're too busy shouting "patriotism" and cheering the Bushites to see, hear, or speak any evil by the emperor.
Pro-Israel Group links Am.LibraryAssoc. to Terror!!!! (tags)
This is a serious attempt to quell free speech. Please take time from your busy schedules to scan article and send supportive words to the Am.Library Assoc. (email address at bottom)