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notgettingenough notgettingenough said: " This is a continuation of stuff about Amazon. The rest is here:

Ursula Le Guin in the NYT today 29 September 2014

“We’re talking about censorship: deliberately making a book hard or impossible to get, ‘disappear

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notgettingenough notgettingenough said: " This thread is continued here:

7 March 2014. People are campaigning against Amazon for the many ruinous ways they affect our community.

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