Following the 2016 election, Porter Square Books launched Be the Change, a civic engagement program that provides concerned citizens with a sense of community and tools for social and political change.
Politics and Prose, one of a number of bookstores that have found success with politically oriented initiatives after the 2016 election, is staging a series of teach-ins in the spirit of 1960s activist gatherings.
After the 2016 election, Little Shop of Stories created the store's first-ever Year of Kindness project, which uses monthly themed book clubs and events to help kids and parents explore ideas of community and compassion.
Angela Gui, the daughter of Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai, has been fighting a lonely battle to force Chinese authorities to release her father, who was kidnapped from his holiday home in Thailand in October 2015.
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With the recent news that Amazon will now be collecting sales tax in Arkansas, slightly more than 94 percent of the U.S. population resides in areas where Amazon is collecting sales tax on in-state purchases.