Question: Changes to ERIC

What was the reasoning behind the Department of Education's closing and "reengineering" of the University of Indiana's 36 year old ERIC database in December 2003? How does the new system differ from the original?

http://www.indiana.edu/~eric_rec/

Question: Green Permaculture Rooftop

A community garden group has gotten a committment from a developer to build a garden and community center attached to their project. We have the wonderful opportunity to submit designs, and want to have a green, permaculture rooftop. My question is in two parts.

Question: bell hooks "Killing Rage"

I am looking for any interviews or articles (any format) featuring bell hooks discussing or mentioning her book 'Killing Rage.' But ONLY that book. I found the transcript from BookTV of her appearance with Brian Lamb when the book came out. Is there anything else out there?

Question: Ex-Microsoft Employee Building Schools in Asia

I am a student in Portland Oregon and saw a news interview about a former employee of Microsoft who is using his foundation to build schools in Asia. As my senior project I want to raise enough money to build one school, but I was unable to get the name of the philanthropist or his foundation.

Question: Free Wireless in London

hellllo...I came recently to london and i m looking for
some places where i can use my laptop(i have wireless card) to acess
to free internet without limit of time(preferential a place where i
can

QUESTION: Emma Goldman quote

What did Emma Goldman mean when she said "Its not my revolution if i can't dance to it?"

Question: King Phillip's Head

After King Phillip's head was posted at Plymouth, Mass. it was taken somewhere. Where was it taken and what happened to it?

Question: USA patriot act and libraries

under the patriot act, how do government officials obtain information about a patron if the patron's record is cleared every time he/she returns material? can they only search for materials currently checked out?

Question: HIV/AIDS pamphlet for prisoners

I am looking for a pamphlet on AIDS and HIV prevention, written specifically for prisoners as an audience. There must be some organization (or multiple ones) working on HIV education and prevention for prisoners, which has produced such a thing.

Question: NYPD lawsuit

What was the biggest award for damages in a class action suit brought against the NYPD? Who was police commissioner during this?

My recollection was that a giant suit was won by multiple plaintiffs during the Giulliani administration involving a scheme to bring hardened prison guards into precincts who then abused New Yorkers charged with very minor offences like brake lights out. People were stripped and sexually bullied very much like Abu Ghraib. But when I try to web search this I come up blank on news sites.

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