Tag Archives: library privatization

Blogbaby episode five: Lisa Bashert on the Public Library as Commons

[While I’m busy scrubbing poop from diapers and other articles of clothing, several friends have been kind enough to provide content for this site, through a program we’re calling Blogbaby. Today’s contribution comes from my friend, local sustainability advocate Lisa Bashert.] I was in the library today. In fact, I was in the library three […]

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National Public Radio under attack and in jeopardy

By now you’ve no doubt heard that House Republicans voted to strip federal funding from National Public Radio. The bill, which was rushed through before the scheduled House recess, passed 228 to 192, with only seven Republicans voting against it. If passed by the Senate, the bill would keep an estimated $90 million from NPR. […]

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Mass Meeting to Mobilize Washtenaw Co. Against Current Budget Legislation

I know very little about this event and the people behind it, but, given the subject matter, I thought that I’d pass it along. Thursday, March 24 · 7:00pm – 9:00pm Ypsilanti District Library – Whittaker Road Community Room 5577 Whittaker Road Ypsilanti, MI From: Washtenaw County Emergency Taskforce for Economic Justice -Mallorie Kettlehut Patterson […]

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