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thanks very much, both of you.

garda


On 7/2/07, Claudia Hemphill Pine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Science_for_the_People  for a start.
>
> Claudia
>
> On 7/2/07, Garda Ghista <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > does SftP have a website?  alternately, are there a couple of documents
> > i could read (including Vision, Mission Statement) that could fill me in on
> > the history of this organization/ movement?  i was outside the US more than
> > 20 years so there is a bit of a knowledge gap.
> >
> > garda
> >
> >
> >
> > On 7/2/07, Robert V. Lange <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > Someone with exact knowledge of the history has to clarify the SftP
> > > issue.  It ended because of a tax liablility that proved fatal.  The
> > > organization had collected witholding taxes from its employees, but failed
> > > to send them to the IRS over a considerable period, and had a huge debt to
> > > the IRS that was all our own fault.  Some sort of deal with the IRS was
> > > negotiated, I suppose.  I was not in on that.  A new board had to be set up
> > > to deal with the mess because we did not have a proper board.  Of course, we
> > > should do nothing that might link us with any un-finished legal things, but
> > > I doubt if there are any.  The name might be "clean" by now, but Beckwith
> > > might know or someone else who helped close it down would know.   I am quite
> > > sure the organization does not exist as a legal entity.    I hope not.
> > >
> > > I personally started (in 1992) and manage a 501(c)(3) non-profit
> > > corporation and know what it means to keep such a corporation  alive and
> > > well.   It is a lot of work.   Starting up such an entity is a huge
> > > undertaking.
> > >
> > > bob (lange)
> > >
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