Update on Occupy Wall Street Library

Very sad news and very striking pictures from the Village Voice on the People's Library. Say what you will about the articulation, or lack thereof, of some of the protestors. This library was a statement, and a wonderful one at that. Seeing books in this condition breaks my heart.

http://blogs.villagevoice.com/runninscared/2011/11/the_occupy_wall.php

Resolution from the American Library Association regarding this destruction:

“The American Library Association deplores the destruction of the OWS movement People's Library, all libraries, all library collections and property, and the disruption of the educational purpose by that act, whether it be done by governments or governmental agencies, individuals or groups of individuals and whether it be in the name of honest dissent, the desire to control or limit thought or ideas, or for any other purpose.”


Full statement here.

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