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People Are Remembering Prince After Someone Suggested Closing Public Libraries

By Aimee Lutkin

It was just Amazon Prime day, so Jeff Bezos is probably celebrating being a slightly richer man in the world somewhere. I imagine him sitting silently in a room staring at the wall until it's time to go to a boardroom, but who knows how he enjoys his billions. 

Amazon's global takeover is almost complete, but there are people advocating for it to go even further. A recent op-ed from Forbes written by Long Island University economics professor Panos Mourdoukoutas has incited public ire with its extremely wrongheaded notions about who should be doling out books to the public.

Mourdoukoutas' thesis is that we should close all public libraries and let Amazon replace them. With stores.