Shelf Life: Why We Make Art, Toxic Prison Labor, Rethinking Aid to Africa, and More

<p>Utne Reader librarian <a title=”Danielle Maestretti” href=”https://www.utne.com/bios/danielle-maestretti.aspx”>Danielle Maestretti</a> shares the highlights (and occasional lowlights) of what’s landing in our library each week. Utne’s library is abuzz with a steady flow of 1,300 magazines, journals,weeklies, zines, and other dispatches from the independent press.</p>
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<p>Featured in this week’s episode:</p>
<p>- “<a href=”http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/greatergood/2009winter/QandA.php” target=”_blank”>Why we make art</a>,” from <b>Greater Good</b>
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<p>- The <b>Progressive</b> on toxic computer-recycling programs at federal prisons (not yet available online)</p>
<p>- <a href=”http://www.standpointmag.co.uk/dialogue-march-09-africa-dambisa-moyo-aid-dependency-colonialism-poverty-corruption/” target=”_blank”>
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<font color=”#0000ff”>Dambisa Moyo, outspoken critic of aid to Africa</font>
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</a>, in the conservative British magazine <b>Standpoint</b>
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<p>- Pretty birds in Botswana, courtesy of <b>Living Bird</b> (not yet available online)</p>
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<b>Sources:</b>
<a href=”http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/greatergood/” target=”_blank”>
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<font color=”#0000ff”>Greater Good</font>
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</b>
</a>
<b>,</b>
<a href=”http://www.progressive.org/” target=”_blank”>
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<font color=”#0000ff”>The Progressive</font>
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</b>
</a>
<b>,</b>
<a href=”http://www.standpointmag.co.uk/” target=”_blank”>
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<font color=”#0000ff”>Standpoint</font>
</u>
</b>
</a>
<b>,</b>
<a href=”http://www.livingbird.org/” target=”_blank”>
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<font color=”#0000ff”>Living Bird</font>
</u>
</b>
</a>
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