DJ Spooky Spinning Tonight for the OWS People’s Librarians, Who Are Number 34 on the Voice’s “100 Most Powerless New Yorkers”


As the Voice’s Nick Pinto was reporting last night, Zuccotti Park re-opened after Brookfield Properties emoved the barricades surrounding the plaza. One of the first elements to re-assert Occupy Wall Street’s presence was the People’s Library. The librarians and were a constant presence from the beginning of the Occupy movement last year, and after their books were trashed during the NYPD raid, we made them number 34* on the Voice’s list of “The 100 Most Powerless New Yorkers,” which is on the cover of this week’s paper.

The timing of the re-opening of the park couldn’t have come at a more fortunate moment for the People’s Library. DJ Spooky is spinning at a previously scheduled “Occupy the Library” tonight at Work In Progress.

* Of course, the rankings are in no particular order.

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