Borders Liquidating Nationwide


Goodbye Borders. The fraught corporation is emptying its stores across the country, finishing up the initial liquidation process that began earlier this year. Read how the disconnect between workers and management, and Borders’ attempt to stop employees from unionizing, led to its ultimate demise.  We hope that small, independently-owned bookstores will come to the forefront once more and “reemerge as the primary model for selling printed books”.

Claire Rush studies Geography and French at UC Berkeley. She lives in one of the largest co-ops in North America and has been an active member in the Berkeley Student Cooperative for the last two years. Apart from yoga and biking and the occasional hike, her main activities include chilling, hanging around, trying to teach herself how to cook, daydreaming about Burning Man, and watching seasons of old TV shows on the internet. More from this author →