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ALTERNATE News Sources
"When news breaks.. we fix it." (KONO radio)

Watch these sites for news not reported in the major media. If you want to DO something about what you discover here, join the PAC Action Network...
ACLU Freedom Page
AlterNet.org best alternate news
The Awful Truth, Michael Moore's humor page
CATO Institute, a libertarian think tank
Center for Democracy and Technology, focuses on free speech
Corporate Watch
Corporations and Human Rights
Drudge Report, specializing in politics and dirty laundry
Electronic Activist. Includes "how to" on activism, including
Campaign strategies, Campus organizing, Coalition building, Communication techniques, Countering the religious right, Fighting to win, Getting started in activism, Home-based activism, How to publish a newsletter, How to win the fight, How to write your congressperson, Mass media for activists, Mel White's soul force, Organizing a candidates' forum, Say it on the radio, School board candidate questionnaire, Success story, Tips for activists, Tips from Cecile Richards, Tips from Mel White, Tips from Morton Metersky, Using your talents, and, When the religious right comes to town
Electronic Frontiers Texas, free speech on the Web
FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting)
Foreign Policy IN FOCUS
Greenpeace
Human Rights Watch
IGC Internet -one of the top three news sources
Independent Media Center "a collective of independent media organizations and hundreds of journalists offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage"
Index On Censorship
Institute for Public Accuracy
International Action Center
In These Times. A fortnightly publication of independent news.
Jay's Leftist & Progressive Internet Resources Directory
Maquila Solidarity Network
Mojo News general news
National Debt - An Analysis, by Thomas H. Smith
National Labor Committee
The Nation magazine--"make[s] an earnest effort to
bring to the discussion of political and social questions a really critical spirit, and to wage war upon the vices of violence, exaggeration, and misrepresentation"
NetAction focuses on "educating the public,
policymakers, and the media about technology-based social and political issues"
News Watch -good short summaries of headlines; comments on reliability of stories.
Non-Violence Web
ONEWORLD news, really complete coverage of
entire world; START HERE !
Out There News
Pacifica Radio and Democracy NOW!
Peace Center in San Antonio
PEACENET --alerts on current issues and dissents
Privacy International
Progressive Magazine -opinions, mostly Matthew
Rothschild's, about current events
Rainforest Action Network
Salon Magazine, specializes in politics
Skeptic.com -check the news area
Social Criticism Review leftist-friendly articles and studies on many issues
Survival International -tribal peoples
Third World Traveler -"magazine articles and book
excerpts that inform citizens about the impact of the policies of transnational corporations, international financial institutions, and the United States government and its national security establishment on democracy, human rights, and social and economic justice in the Third World, and in the United States"
Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research
(Sweden)
War Resisters League
WebActive News --covers 4 liberal radio stations
Where Your Taxes REALLY Go War Resisters League
WOMENSNET --alerts on latest news worldwide
WorldNetDaily right wing news & views
World Radio Network -carries live audio newscast
streams in RealAudio, Netshow and StreamWorks 24 hours a day from 25 of the world's leading public and international broadcasters. You can also hear a live relay of WRN1 in English, WRN2 in various languages and WRN3 in German... also carries video files of broadcasts from around the world.
Znet, an excellent progressive news source

Who will rise up for me against the evil-doers? Who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity?
(Psalms 94:16)

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I would recommend that you visit all the sites once or twice and note those that you find most interesting or helpful for your particular interests. You should finally settle on a short list of sites to visit regularly, once every day or so.

Okay, to be honest, I haven't been able to follow this approach. I usually read all the sites, one after another. It sometimes takes me a week to finish. Hopefully, you have managed to limit your interests more successfully than I have! Good luck.

"History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people." (Martin Luther King, Jr.)

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Other Relevant Sites

These sites are relevant to alternate views of issues, but do not need to be visited on a frequent basis. You should be conscious of them, however, and may wish to support one or more of their efforts with help or money.

AFPIC (Action for Peoples in Conflict -- peace org.)
American Refugee Committee
Americans for Fair Taxation
Amnesty International
Brazil's Landless Peasants (South American Network; in Portuguese)
Centre for Alternative Technology (European Eco-Center)
CIMAC (Comunicacion e informacion de la mujer A.C. -- en espanol -- links women and media in Mexico and Latin America)
Class Struggle Web Ring contains a great list of sites
Committee to Protect Journalists (deals with violations of freedom worldwide)
Debt Relief Campaign
Delta (Transnationals, especially Shell in Nigeria)
Digital Freedom Network (human rights)
Earth Island Institute (environmental)
e-cadre "The Progressive Guide to the Internet"
Erratic Impact Philosophy Research Base. See the subject index for links to many current issues.
For Mother Earth
Freedom House, a nonpartisan organization, "is working to advance the remarkable worldwide expansion of political and economic freedom
Global Advocacy Network (rights of oppressed people)
Global Water Partnership (water forum)
Global Witness "focuses on areas where profits from environmental exploitation fund human rights abuses"
The Groundswell Project "promoting and developing self-help initiatives with homeless, landless, and socially excluded people.."
Homeowner Taxpayer Association of San Antonio
Human Rights Education Associates
Human Rights Net
Inequality.org info on the divide in income, "the great unmentionable"
International Campaign to Ban Landmines
International Peace Bureau (IPB)
International Water and Sanitation Centre
Jubilee 2000 Coalition, to forgive debtor nations
MADRE (International Women's Right advocacy)
One World Action
People's Global Action (new; under construction)
Reclaim the Streets (European Conveners of PGA)
Seeds of Peace privately funded organization working for world peace
STOP THE WAR
Zapatistas (en Espanol)

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"..when I visited Iraq, I thought to myself, 'What will we tell our children in fifty years when they ask what we did when the people in Iraq were dying.'" (Mairead McGuire, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Northern Ireland)

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The REST of the World

AfricaNews Service
AfroNet
Iran Weekly Press Digest
Transnational Foundation Links ..."There is a world. . . . . . beyond your national newspaper and television. We have gathered them for you at one place"

"Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable ... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals." (Martin Luther King, Jr.)

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Best Sites for Major Media ("Ruling Class") News

BBC News, London
CNN News
Newseum
NY Times Learning Network
Time-Warner News
TV Guide

U.S.News ONLINE


Index of Sites by Issue

List of Issues - Click on for Links

Abortion
Censorship
Civil Liberties
Corporate Crime
Criminal Justice
Cyber-Liberties
Death Penalty
Disability Rights
Drug Policy
Free Speech
HIV / AIDS
Human Rights
Immigration
Lesbian and Gay Rights
Media Inadequacies
The Military
National Security
Police Practices
Prisons
Privacy
Racial Equality
Religious Liberty
Reproductive Rights
Student Rights
U.S. Policies
Voting Rights
War
Women's Rights
Worker Rights


Censorship

Center for Democracy and Technology
Electronic Activist -how to change things
Index on Censorship
See also FREE SPEECH

Civil Liberties

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things
International Action Center -covers everything, but focuses on U.S. Militarism, racism, and oppression (founded by Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General)
The Real Martin Luther King

Corporate Crime

Corporate Watch
Corporations and Human Rights
Electronic Activist -how to change things
Congressional Commission Slams IMF, IPA
Pharmaceutical Drugs: Mergers and Medicare
Clinton and Protests in Seattle (WTO)
Globalization Without Representation?
Beyond Seattle: Now What? (WTO)
Perspectives on Africa and AIDS
The Real Martin Luther King
Human Rights, Trade, and Foreign Policy
WTO: Why the Protests?
Key Battles on WTO
WTO Rules: The Record
WTO vs. Democracy?
Banking Reform?
Understanding the Politics of Globalization

Criminal Justice

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things
International Action Center -covers everything, but focuses on U.S. Militarism, racism, and oppression (founded by Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General)

Cyber-Liberties

American Civil Liberties Union
Center for Democracy and Technology
Electronic Activist -how to change things
Electronic Frontiers Texas
Microsoft Case

Death Penalty

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things
International Action Center -covers everything, but focuses on U.S. Militarism, racism, and oppression (founded by Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General)

Disability Rights

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things

Drug Policy

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things

Environment

Greenpeace
EcoNet
WTO Rules: The Record

Free Speech

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things
International Action Center -covers everything, but focuses on U.S. Militarism, racism, and oppression (founded by Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General)
See also CENSORSHIP

HIV / AIDS

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things
Perspectives on Africa and AIDS

Human Rights

Corporations and Human Rights
Electronic Activist -how to change things
Human Rights Watch
IGC Internet
International Action Center -covers everything, but focuses on U.S. Militarism, racism, and oppression (founded by Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General)
PeaceNet
Bombing of Yugoslavia, IPA
Major Foreign Policy Issues
The Real Martin Luther King
Human Rights, Trade, and Foreign Policy
WTO vs. Democracy?

Immigration

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things

Lesbian and Gay Rights

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things

Media Inadequacies

The Awful Truth
Electronic Activist -how to change things
FAIR - Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
Institute for Public Accuracy
IPA News Releases

National Security

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things
International Action Center -covers everything, but focuses on U.S. Militarism, racism, and oppression (founded by Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General)
Bombing of Yugoslavia, IPA
The Real Martin Luther King

Police Practices

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things
International Action Center -covers everything, but focuses on U.S. Militarism, racism, and oppression (founded by Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General)
Police Brutality, IPA

Prisons

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things
International Action Center -covers everything, but focuses on U.S. Militarism, racism, and oppression (founded by Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General)

Privacy

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things

Racial Equality

American Civil Liberties Union
Anti-Racism.net
Electronic Activist -how to change things
International Action Center -covers everything, but focuses on U.S. Militarism, racism, and oppression (founded by Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General)
The Real Martin Luther King
Portraits in Racial Profiling

Religious Liberty

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things
Religion and Politics, IPA

Reproductive Rights

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things

Student Rights

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things

U.S. Policies

CATO Institute
Drudge Report
Electronic Activist -how to change things
Foreign Policy in Focus
International Action Center -covers everything, but focuses on U.S. Militarism, racism, and oppression (founded by Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General)
Bombing of Yugoslavia, IPA
Scientist's Resignation Raises Questions About Nuclear Policy
Major Foreign Policy Issues
The Real Martin Luther King
Human Rights, Trade, and Foreign Policy
WTO vs. Democracy?
Battles on Campaign Finance

Voting Rights

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things

War & the Military

Michael Moore: Dog Eat Dog
Electronic Activist -how to change things
International Action Center -covers everything, but focuses on U.S. Militarism, racism, and oppression (founded by Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General)
Bombing of Yugoslavia, IPA
The Real Martin Luther King

Women's Rights

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things
WomensNet

Worker Rights

American Civil Liberties Union
Electronic Activist -how to change things
Human Rights, Trade, and Foreign Policy

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