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Posted By Al Kagan Apr 08, 2024 06:04 PM
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ALA Executive Director's search and requirement for library degree Boycott of states that criminalize ALA Brief report on Combatants for Peace Zoom program and recording
Posted By Al Kagan Mar 26, 2024 08:16 PM
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The message was supposed to say that the link doesn't work, but you can find it by searching the title. Al
Posted By Al Kagan Feb 08, 2024 10:34 PM
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FYI, Frieda Afray's latest article. She is organizing the SRRT webinar series and is running for SRRT Councilor. Al US Left Must Link With Progressive Forces in Middle East to Stop Regional War US Left Must Link With Progressive Forces in Middle East to Stop Regiona... Frieda Afary Progressives ...
Posted By Al Kagan Jan 21, 2024 09:08 PM
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Thanks you Tara for making a good try at postponing the vote. I think we should put this on the agenda for the next Action Council meeting. I think SRRT should make some kind of response. This seems to me to be a reaction to the heavy silencing going on in this country, that is, hiding some key values ...
Posted By Al Kagan Jan 18, 2024 08:09 PM
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I want to bring this podcast to your attention. Katherine Gallagher, a senior staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, discusses the ICJ case as well as a lawsuit CCR has filed against President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin for the support ...
Posted By Al Kagan Jan 05, 2024 04:10 PM
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I want to calmly explain the reasoning behind my previous message. I did not accuse anyone of lying, and I did not claim that I know exactly what is happening. Rather I am guessing about (suspecting) what is going on. Every activity exists within a political environment which molds how things develop. ...
Posted By Al Kagan Jan 05, 2024 10:45 AM
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Thank you to Sara for her response. However, I suspect that these standard talking points are hiding the real reasons for the new core values proposal. I want to point out the precedent for rejecting a core values task force report. The current core values were adopted from a report that was called ...
Posted By Al Kagan Jan 05, 2024 08:14 AM
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I think this trend is widespread. I know the Urbana Free Library (IL) has done massive deprofessionalization over the past couple of years. They recently hired a high school grad to head acquisitions and they are staffing the reference desk with shelvers. Al
Posted By Al Kagan Jan 04, 2024 06:50 PM
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Here is the beginning of my report on ALA Council from 2004. Al Report on ALA Council to SRRT by Al Kagan June 2004 Due to a lot of hard work, SRRT issues did remarkably well in Orlando. Despite the heat and being in one of the most difficult to navigate and plastic environments yet, social responsibility ...
Posted By Al Kagan Jan 04, 2024 03:25 PM
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Thanks Charles. I think the Action Council should urgently discuss by email what they think of the proposed new core values proposal. Al Begin forwarded message:
Posted By Al Kagan Jan 03, 2024 06:37 PM
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I will ask the question, why reduce from 11 values to 5? And most particularly, why delete "Social Responsibility" and "Democracy?" The current Core Values are codified in the ALA Policy Manual, B.1.1. The definitions of the values are in the Core Values Task Force Report: 2003-04, which is linked from ...
Posted By Al Kagan Jan 03, 2024 01:46 PM
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Video: 'You Carry Your Home With You': A Palestinian Poet's Journey Out of Gaza nytimes.com
Posted By Al Kagan Dec 14, 2023 06:26 PM
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This Is Not a War Against Hamas theintercept.com This Is Not a War Against Hamas The notion that the war would end if Hamas was overthrown or surrenders is as ahistorical as it is false. Jeremy Scahill December 11 2023, 4:15 p.m.
Posted By Al Kagan Dec 14, 2023 06:01 PM
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Here is the latest information about the activities of the Israel peace and human rights organizations, including a link to their letter to President Biden. Al Begin forwarded message: From: "New Israel Fund" Subject: NIF News: This Bruised and Broken Land Date: December 14, 2023 at 4:40:34 PM ...
Posted By Al Kagan Dec 07, 2023 08:19 AM
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One of SRRT's speakers a few years ago, internationally recognized Gaza poet Mosab Abu Toha, gave an interview on Democracy Now! this morning from Cairo. He was only freed from detention because of international pressure on Israel. His testimony is riveting and heartbreaking. If you don't watch anything ...
Posted By Al Kagan Nov 30, 2023 05:59 PM
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Here is some little known hidden history that contradicts the mainstream narrative about peace negotiations for Israel and Palestine. Al All the Times Israel Has Rejected Peace With Palestinians theintercept.com
Posted By Al Kagan Nov 30, 2023 12:46 PM
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Let me respond briefly to Rory's legitimate questions since he specifically asked me to do so. I am no longer traveling, but I did return with Covid which has been an unhappy experience. (I don't feel that I am at my most coherent.) First I want to commend Mary Moser and Karyn Pomerantz for jumping into ...