1,000 True Fans Theory

1,000 True Fans Theory
Peer-to-peer networks, bittorrent, email and other forms of file sharing have many asking how an artist can make any money when the content they’ve created can be so easily pirated?
The RIAA is trying to address this issue by the suing the bejesus out of college

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Darien Book Aid Plan

In 1949, a group of concerned women in Darien, Connecticut knew that Americans were throwing away large quantities of books and magazines and that there was a need for all types of reading materials worldwide. These women began collecting used books and magazines to ship overseas in huge cartons, funded

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CultureCrossing

I received this from the folks at culturecrossing.net
Hope you are well. I just came across your blog on Guyana. Great stuff! I am writing to you because my partner and I are launching a website that will be populated with cross-cultural information about every country in the world. We

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Dance Beyond Limits, Inc.

A former PCV of Guyana has started a non-profit called Dance Beyond Limits, Inc.  They’re a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of children and teens with life-altering illnesses, persons with developmental disabilities and inner-city youth through Ballroom Dance.

Check out her upcoming event –
Dance Beyond Limits,

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You Should Have Been at Coachella

I’d be a happy man if FROG had the resources and the time to attend each one of these events. Running down the list, you might ask why our tiny non-profit would want to hit up Bonnaroo or SXSW? Our focus is Guyana and international development, so how do any

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Blurb the movement

With all the content your forward thinking non-profit is producing and maintaining, it’s odd that you wouldn’t consider self-publishing. The technology has been around for a few years and at this point, it’s almost effortless to publish something really worth reading. From your Twitter micro-content, Facebook social timeline, to your

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Doctors Without Borders

An RPCV from Guyana, now working with MSF (Medical Sans Frontiers) – Doctors Without Borders, sent me this link, describing a typical day on the job.
9:00 AM: Amina, 15 years old, is waiting patiently among hundreds of people. She proceeds for a few meters but she is stopped by

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