Question: Regarding Purchasing a Subscription for the New York Public Library

I would like to put copies of the International Socialist Review in the New York Public Library. As a start, I'd like to put them in the NYPL branch libraries in Washington Heights and Inwood.

I am willing to pay the NYPL for the ISR subscriptions, at least for these 2 libraries. In the future, I'd love to see more ISR's in the New York City regional library system, but this is where I wish to start.

Question: Regarding Police/Rescue Worker Forced Entry and Searches

Can Fire, Police, Government and Military legally make forcible entry into homes in the wake of Katrina with impunity despite the fact that they are creating further damage to property (including hist

Question: Request for Information About Racial Diversity in New York Public Schools

I am working on an article on racism in the New York Public School system, particularly the high schools. Where can I get figures for %s of students (and possibly also teachers, principals) of various nationalities?

Question: Dealing with black mold in houses

What are some easy or cheap ways to deal with black mold in houses?

Question: Peticion Sobre Redes de Bibliotecas Alternativas y "Software" para Crear un Sitio Web

NOTA: Lo he escrito en castellano porque poniais en la web que se podía. Si no lo entendeis, puedo pedir a una amiga inglesa que lo traduzca y os lo vuelvo a enviar.

Me gustaría impulsar en Barcelona (España) una red de centros de documentacion alternativos y antes me gustaría saber si ya existe alguna otra en algun lugar de el mundo de la cual pueda aprovechar parte del trabajo hecho y aprender de sus errores y aciertos.

Question: Request for Michael Brown's Senate Confirmation Hearing Transcript, Articles

I would like to find the transcript for the Senate's confirmation of Michael Brown as Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Emergency Preparedness and Response (aka head of FEMA). His FEMA bio says he was nominated in January 2003.

Question: Regarding Smallpox and Kidnapping in the British Colonization of North America.


I'm doing a research on the colonisation of Australia. My argument is that there was a genocide here against the aboriginal people and to fit in the genocide convention 1948 I have to provide evidence of the 'intent'to commit genocide. So one of the ways I want to do it is, firstly, to prove that the British Crown knew that the land was inhabited. Secondly, that the British had been already dealing with smallpox in North America. Thirdly, that the British did not steal children from the northamerican indians.

Question: What Percentage of Donated Money Goes to the Intended Cause?

what percentage of donated money (to non profit organizations) goes to the intended casue (relief effort)?

For example if the Red Cross accepts $300,000 in private donations, how much of that money actually goes to the cause?

Question: Recommend a Scholarly Book on Counter-Recruiting

As a librarian updating our academic library collection, I'm trying to identify a good, recent book about counter-recruiting in the schools. The nearest I can identify is Catherine Lutz's book, "Making Soldiers in the Public Schools," from 1995. Could anyone please recommend one or more books along these lines? Thanks!

Question: Regarding False Ascription

We all should know what plagiarism is. But is there a term for falsely ascribing words to someone else?

Example: A person knowingly alters the language of a book review so that what looks like a quoted excerpt on a resume appears to be positive praise rather than negative criticism. In effect, the person is putting false words in someone else's mouth--a form of identity theft, no? But what's it called?

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