FBI grill Venezuelan professor at Pomona College

Two FBI agents visited a Venezuelan college professor (and US citizen) in his office at Pomona College and grilled him about his relationship to the Venezuelan community, stating suspicions of a connection between the Venzuelan community and terrorism. The professor, Miguel Tinker-Salas, is opposed to US policy in Venezuela and supports Hugo Chavez (who of … Read more FBI grill Venezuelan professor at Pomona College

Global governance is the internet’s hope

I don’t read a lot of blogs or tech news, but last summer I couldn’t help noticing tons of commentary about the United Nations’ “threatened takeover of the internet,” which commentators described as though it would spell the end of freedom rather than a victory for fairness.?Ǭ† (I find it hard to imagine a rational … Read more Global governance is the internet’s hope

Naomi Baron

In the tradition of Library Juice’s Home Pages of the Week, I will occasionally feature librarians, scholars, and activists whom I find deserving of attention. Naomi S. Baron is Director of the TESOL program at American University and a scholar who researches the influence of electronic communication on language and literacy as the carrier of … Read more Naomi Baron

Braverman Award – Call for Papers

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Miriam Braverman Memorial Award Presented by the Progressive Librarians Guild Seeks papers concerned with an aspect of the social responsibilities of librarians, libraries, or librarianship. GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION: Entrants must be Library/Information Science students attending a graduate level program in the United States or Canada. Entries must be the original, unpublished work … Read more Braverman Award – Call for Papers