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October 2009

The hot zine scene

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Thursday, October 01, 2009

IMG_6142Zines are dirt cheap to buy and make, which is why the wheels of the zine mini-industry in Portland continue to turn despite the bad economy.

 

Graphic: Central Oregon economic snapshot

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The quality of mercy

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Thursday, October 01, 2009

Keny-Guyer2-cmykThe ability to mobilize and demobilize efficiently is one of the arts of international aid, and Mercy Corps’ disaster training seems to have translated to its business strategy.

 

A different nonprofit strategy

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These days, it's good to remember that there are actual entities out there that fail to make a profit, but do so on purpose. I am referring of course to the plethora of nonprofit organizations that dot our great state.

 

Reader input: Strong support for nonprofits

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The nonprofit project

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We realized nonprofits see themselves as very different from other businesses, but we also believed they had one thing very much in common: caring about their employees. So we decided to develop a groundbreaking workplace best-practices project — a 100 Best project — just for them.

 

 
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