Democracy Now!: Goodman’s interview with Iranian Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi,

I only have a very short time to speak, so I have a specific suggestion for the United Nations. I demand that the United Nations, through a convention, encourage all countries to reduce their military budgets by 10 percent and use it for the education and welfare of the people. And I want to ask the United States and the Western world to throw books at people. You will see that we will have a better world in the future.

Iranian Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi, Democracy Now!

I’ll second the motion!

New Library Books — take a look!

The new library books by subjects list contain many newly loaded ebooks.

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Park Center for Independent Media: NAOMI KLEIN & DAVID SIROTA SHARE IZZY AWARD!

Here is the lede paragraph:

ITHACA, NY — Author Naomi Klein and investigative reporter David Sirota are sharing the seventh annual Izzy Award presented by the Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) at Ithaca College. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in independent media and journalism.

Read the full announcement — and learn more about the Izzy Award on the PCIM website: http://www.ithaca.edu/rhp/independentmedia/izzy/

Congratulations to Klein and Sirota!