William Blum: Greg Bates of Common Courage Publishers Cheating Me, Blocking Distribution of Killing Hope

A number of you have remarked to me about Killing Hope being unavailable in stores and, usually, from Amazon, and often from myself. This is because one of the book’s publishers, Common Courage (Maine), and its editor Greg Bates, have blocked publication and distribution of the book by a new US publisher. Common Courage is …

Michael Maxsenti: Commission on Presidential Debates is not impartial – lawsuit to compel inclusiveness

Gary Johnson takes on one aspect of electoral reform. FairDebates.com What is ALL of the qualified Candidates were allowed to participate in the Presidential Debates?

Mary Ellen Bates: Seriously Searching Social

Seriously Searching Social (Slideshare) EXTRACT   Stealth research DOs & DON’Ts @mebs 16 DOs Set privacy settings to “STUN” Manage clients’ expectations Anonymize any requests for help Remember, this ain’t Dialog @mebs 17 DON’Ts DON’T assume the 80:20 rule DON’T leave footprints DON’T name names when asking for help @mebs 18 Social search strategies @mebs …

Mary Ellen Bates: The Indispensable Librarian

The Indispensable Librarian [57 Slides] Mary Ellen Bates Sep 11, 2014 What’s the value of priceless? Special libraries return $5.43 for every $1 invested. See Also: Mary Ellen Bates @ Phi Beta Iota Cliff Notes Below the Fold