The culture wars driving book bans (Part 2) | local news

Concerned about the teaching of critical race theory — which is not typically taught in public elementary, middle and high schools — New Hampshire’s Republican-controlled legislature joined many other states in 2021 (and 2022) to approve a ” split concept” approach. The law prohibits the teaching or use of textbooks about systemic racism, sexism and … Read more

The Internet is killing copyright in written works. Give any book for free.

Recently I stumbled upon this website www.b-ok.cc I couldn’t believe what I saw there. This is massive copyright infringement. The website states “Part of the Z-Library project. The world’s largest e-book library.” It promised – as of February 23, 2019 – a total of 3,435,803 books and 73,835,209 scholarly articles for free download. While the … Read more

Banned Books – Special Report | Local groups raise concerns about censorship, promote targeted books | News

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – As book bans and banning attempts increase across the country, several local groups and people are working to raise awareness of the need for free access to information and to promote historically and recently banned books. Groups involved include the Cumbria County Library and Chameleon Bookstore in downtown Johnstown. “We just did … Read more

Banned Books – Special Report | Local groups raise concerns about censorship, promote targeted books | local news

Johnstown, Pennsylvania — As book bans and banning attempts increase across the country, several local groups and people are working to raise awareness of the need for free access to information and to promote historically and recently banned books. Groups involved include the Cumbria County Library and Chameleon Bookstore in downtown Johnstown. “We just did … Read more