Libraries, Liberty and the Pursuit of Public Information

Date: 6 Jan 2001 | posted in: information, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmail

Far from becoming obsolete, public libraries still operate at the heart of their communities. In addition, they’ve taken on new roles such as"Guide to the Internet," and "Champion of Equal Access." Now they’re struggling, on behalf of their patrons, to prevent private companies from passing legislation that restricts the right to read free of charge. By Harriet Barlow, Karen Hering and Stacy Mitchell… Read More

The New Rules Journal – Summer 1999

Date: 5 Aug 1999 | posted in: The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmail

Feature Stories: The Buck Starts-and-Stops Here, Getting a Slice of the Pie, States Take the Bull by the Horn, Now We Have Plenty of Bananas, Microradio Struggles to Regain a Place on the Dial, and Outlandish Taxes.

Place Rules: Consumer coupons could boost local business in Japan, Indie bookstores break ground online at, and Mayors and counties charge pro-industry slant on Congressional e-commerce tax commission.

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