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Destruction of Occupy Wall Street ‘People’s Library’ draws ire

When police seized an estimated 5,000 books from Occupy Wall Street‘s “People’s Library” during the eviction of the camp at Zuccotti Park on 15 November, it drew condemnation from a host of writers and organisations, including the American Library Association and author Salman Rushdie. The staff of Michael Bloomberg, the New York mayor who ordered […]