Episode 7 - Libraries
Are libraries still relevant and revolutionary in the digital age? What does it mean to be a ‘radical librarian’? What role can public spaces play in resisting surveillance, or must they be complicit? Plus, the projects making us excited about these local community spaces one again, and a discussion of information-sorting ethics. We interview library worker and advocate Ian Clark for his insight on all these questions and more.
The digital divide in the post-Snowden era.
What is the Radical Librarians Collective?
Student accused of being a terrorist for reading book on terrorism. https://www.theguardian.com/education/2015/sep/24/student-accused-being-terrorist-reading-book-terrorism
Youtube is not a library.
Cilip, ethical principles.
The Snoopers' Charter: Everything you need to know about the Investigatory Powers Act.
The 10 Biggest Revelations From Edward Snowden's Leaks.
10 things you need to know about library closures/campaigns.
The Library Freedom Project.
Crypto Party…in a public library…in the UK.
Donation suggestion for this episode: Raices, Family Unification Fund.
Available on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/intersection-of-things/id1355495484?mt=2