Posts Tagged: NYPD
Glad Day Bookshop, the oldest bookstore in Toronto, Canada and the longest-surviving LGBT bookstore in the world, needs some help....more
The New York Public Library owns an absolutely peculiar collection: a 6000+ cards catalog of hand-typed children books reviews, written by librarians over the years. Lynn Lobash, NYPL reader services overseer, explained to Quartz that, “There’s about a billion card catalogs in the library, but these are special in that they were used as a tool for collection development, for the staff to evaluate the children’s collection.”
Be sure to check out NYPL’s Instagram account, where new review cards are posted every Tuesday....more
Animal New York interviews Essam, the artist behind a recent campaign aiming to start a conversation about the United States’ foreign, and what he believes to be imminent, domestic use of drones.
To do so, Essam designed what appear to be NYPD endorsed advertisements that depict drones dropping bombs onto New York citizens, and posted upwards of 100 around the city....more
“A months-long investigation by The Associated Press has revealed that the NYPD operates far outside its borders and targets ethnic communities in ways that would run afoul of civil liberties rules if practiced by the federal government.”
The NYPD is involved in a surveillance scandal, reaching far beyond their jurisdiction for the sake of spying, working in conjunction with the CIA (which is pointedly not supposed to be spying domestically)....more