Anti-Jones camp has gone far enough

Published: 4/30/2021 12:30:05 PM Enough is enough. The attempt to thwart the much needed renovation and expansion of Amherst’s Jone...

Published: 4/30/2021 12:30:05 PM

Enough is enough. The attempt to thwart the much needed renovation and expansion of Amherst’s Jones Library and to turn away millions of dollars in state funding has gone far enough.

At a time when we finally have progressive leadership at the national level calling for public investment in education and infrastructure, it is deeply ironic that at the local level in Amherst a small but vocal group of citizens is trying to deny the rest of us a library which will much better serve the needs of our diverse community.

The anti-library petition and movement harkens back to the bad old days of conservative anti-tax and anti-public investment politics. In the interest of equity, democracy, accessibility, and social justice, including inter-generational justice, the Jones Library project must move forward with speed.

Betsy Hartmann


Source link



Africa,799,Americas,4078,Art & Culture,14701,Arts,6436,Arts & Design,1617,Asia,3216,Automobile,455,Baseball,588,Basketball,479,Books,3828,Business,5271,Celebrity,2633,Cricket,648,Crime,158,Cryptocurrency,1490,Dance,648,Defense,836,Diplomatic Relations,2496,Economy,1102,Editorial,260,Education,1201,Elections,308,Energy & Environment,3060,Entertainment,22523,Environment,3567,Europe,4164,Faith & Religion,235,Family & Life,817,Fashion & Style,3192,Finance,19683,Food & Drink,3681,Football,1103,Games,97,Gossip,10289,Health & Fitness,4021,Health Care,931,Hockey,220,Home & Garden,920,Humour,994,Latin America,49,Lifestyle,16832,Media,527,Middle East,1480,Movies,1665,Music,2588,Opinion,2926,Other,11743,Other Sports,4975,Political News,11324,Political Protests,2324,Politics,17582,Real Estate,1792,Relationship,106,Retail,3116,Science,2574,Science & Tech,9850,Soccer,213,Space & Cosmos,334,Sports,12012,Technology,3375,Tennis,541,Theater,1642,Transportation,313,Travel,2524,TV,3629,US,61,US Sports,1481,Video News,3531,War & Conflict,1069,Weird News,998,World,16195,
Newsrust - US Top News: Anti-Jones camp has gone far enough
Anti-Jones camp has gone far enough
Newsrust - US Top News
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy Table of Content