Sunday, December 12, 2010

Heads-up for 12 December 2010

Social Innovation Conversations
Laney Whitcanack - Nonprofit Management: The Art of Organizing Volunteers
"Every year, I say 'Never again,' but I do, and I love it." Does this sound familiar to you? Volunteer organizations enhance the quality of life, usually locally. But anyone who has been involved in a volunteer organization understands their fragility. BigTent, a platform for social groups, hosts 20,000 free, online forums with controls specifically for the needs of volunteer groups. Sheela Sethuraman talks with Laney Whitcanack, COO of BigTent.
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A Short History of Japan
Episode 7: Rule by the Sword
The rise of the Minamoto and the fall of the Taira. 1180-82
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