Eclipse, the anti-war review: An international journal of analysis and
This Modern World, by Tom Tomorrow: Perhaps not exactly a news source,
but an excellent, topical polical comic strip.
ZMagazine뭩 web site; with links to many other sites
http://www.indymedia.org - web site for
truly independent media
http://www.thenation.com - web site of
The Nation; with links to many other sites
http://www.counterpunch.org - web site
of Counterpunch, a weekly newsletter co-edited by Alexander Cockburn
progressive news and opinion
http://www.theprogressive.org - web
site of The Progressive
http://www.fair.org - Fairness and
Accuracy in Reporting, a leading progressive media watchdog organization
TomPaine.common sense: A Public Interest Journal - progressive news and
http://www.adc.org - web site of the
Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee
http://www.antiwar.com - leading source
of libertarian anti-war analysis
lively historical analysis of contemporary events; many differing perspectives
http://www.nonviolence.org - link to
dozens of local, national, and international peace organizations
Guardian Unlimited: News website from the Guardian newspaper in
http://rawasongs.fancymarketing.net/index.html - Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan
(RAWA): "...a political/social organization of Afghan women struggling for
peace, freedom, democracy and women's rights in fundamentalism-blighted
The Electronic Intifada: "A Resource for Countering Myth, Distortion
and Spin from the Israeli Media War Machine"
http://www.alhewar.com/ - Al-Hewar
Center: Arab Culture and Dialogue
Democracy Now! Out of Exile: A "...national, listener-sponsored public
radio and TV show, national news show,...committed to bringing the voices of
the marginalized to the airwaves on issues ranging from the global to the
http://www.inthesetimes.com/ - "In
These Times is a national, biweekly magazine of news and opinion published
Birzeit University's Internet radio station, OUTLOUD, located in
International Action Center: "Information, Activism, and Resistance to
U.S. Militarism, War, and Corporate Greed, Linking with Struggles Against
Racism and Oppression within the United States"
Flashpoints! News Radio: Daily Investigative Radio Magazine
Al-Ahram Weekly Online: Web site for Al-Ahram Weekly, a newspaper with
a "...commitment to providing an Egyptian perspective on the issues affecting
Cafe Progressive: Provides "...both a progressive launchpad and a
thriving online community of resources and ideas for progressive educators,
social justice activists, multicultural students and citizens.
http://www.TheStruggle.org/ - web site
of the Middle East Crisis Committee in New Haven, Connecticut
http://www.wmua.org/ - WMUA,
"the radio voice of the umass"
RADIOACTIVE YOUTH, Mondays, 5:30-6:30 (WMUA-FM, 91.1)
American Friends Service Committee, Western Massachusetts
http://www.populist.com/ - Online
edition of the Progressive Populist, a Journal from the
Heartland that believes people are more important than corporations.
Peacework: "Peacework is a monthly journal published since 1972 by the
New England Regional Office of the AFSC"
Guardian Unlimited (U.K. left-of-center daily
tageszeitung (left-leaning daily german
Independent (U.K. left-leaning daily
CommonDreams (an excellent source of
global articles in english; progressive bias)
Ha'aretz (mainstream israeli paper. i
recommend the following authors: Amira Hass and Gideon Levy)
Online (resources for mainstream coverage of the
African continent. Much more than what you'll get in the US press)
ABZY (a large selection of global news
Weekly or Montly News
Economist (U.K. conservative weekly)
Paul Krugman Archive (articles from well-known
mainstream american economist)
United for a
Fair Economy (progressive economics activist
Institute for International Economics
('washington consensus' econ site. not a progressive or even mainstream site.
good to understand & keep up on range of international econ
Citizens for Tax
Justice website (a nonpartisan, nonprofit
organization dedicated to fair taxation at all levels)
Progress (a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy
organization that seeks to ensure a more sustainable and socially equitable
world. Good on economics--not just political science)
Progressive Economists List Archive
Archives of a participatory list managed by Micheal Perlman, a radical
Post-Keynesian Thought Archive Archive
aimed at bringing together the work of those interested in Post Keynesian
economics and the social, historical, and political questions that have long
been a part of the Post Keynesian tradition)
Secrets (non-partisan washington watchdog
group--campaign finance issues)
Accuracy in Reporting (left-wing media watchdog
Noam Chomsky Archives (a site
maintained by Zmagazine. Links to articles, full books online, recordings,
NarcoNews.com (latin american coverage
of stories mainstream media won't touch or will heavily spin; left
Consortium News (good source for
periodical articles. from ex-newsweek reporter, Robert Parry, who broke
Information (an activist resource site--links to
multinational monitor & the mokhiber and weissman articles.
Legislation on the net (follow congressional
discussion and pending legislation)
Watch (human rights organization; their reports
Internationalist Magazine (publication intended to
educate and spread the word on world poverty and inequality)
Foreign Policy in Focus (a
self-described think tank without walls, FPIF seeks to make the U.S. a more
responsible global leader and global partner)
Information Center "The AIC is a
Palestinian-Israeli organization which disseminates information, research and
political analysis on Palestinian and Israeli societies as well as the
Israeli-Palestinian conflict . . . ."
AlterNet.org "AlterNet.org is a project
of the Independent Media Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to
strengthening and supporting independent and alternative journalism."
Anti-Discrimination Committee "The American-Arab
Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is a civil rights organization committed
to defending the rights or people of Arab descent and promoting their rich
American Friends Service
Committee "The American Friends Service Committee
(AFSC) is a Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are
committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service."
Antiwar.com "This site is devoted to
the cause of noninterventionism, . . . . our own politics are libertarian . .
Centre for Research on
Globalisation ". . . an independent research and
media group of progressive writers, scholars and activists committed to
curbing the tide of "globalisation" and "disarming" the New World Order."
Common Dreams News
Center "Common Dreams is a national non-profit
citizens' organization working to bring progressive Americans together to
promote progressive visions for America's future."
"CounterPunch is the bi-weekly muckraking
newsletter edited by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair. . . . Ours is
muckraking with a radical attitude . . . ."
Fairness & Accuracy in
Reporting "FAIR, the national media watch group,
has been offering well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship since
Radio "Your Daily Investigative Radio Magazine"
Foreign Policy in Focus
"A think tank without walls. . . . .Working to
make the U.S. a more responsible global leader and partner."
of Freedom Foundation: The War on Terrorism "The
mission of The . . . Foundation is to advance the libertarian philosophy by
providing an uncompromising moral and economic case for individual liberty,
free markets, private property, and limited government."
Site "Critical gateway to world politics, society,
Times ". . . a national, biweekly magazine of news
and opinion" providing "groundbreaking coverage of the labor movement,
environment, feminism, grassroots politics, minority communities and the
Center "Indymedia is a collective of independent
and alternative media activists and organizations offering grassroots,
non-corporate coverage of important social and political issues."
Info Exchange "The Info Exchange provides original
content and links to important or interesting stories on the net."
Konscious: 9/11 & Beyond: Independent Voices
Speak ". . . collection of video responses to, and
reflections on, the changes thrust upon communities since 9/11. Voices of the
people, from the streets."
MichaelMoore.com From the creator of
the film Roger and Me and the television show The Awful Truth.
Education Foundation: Beyond the Frame
"Alternative views on the September 11th atrocities" with "streaming video
featuring America's leading dissident thinkers and activists."
Realities "News, Views, and Analysis that
Governments, Lobbies, and Associated Interest Groups Don't Want You to Know"
Middle East Research and
Information Project (MERIP) "MERIP provides news
and perspectives about the Middle East not available from mainstream news
Review: Terror Crisis in Context "MR speaks
to workers and labor organizers no less than to academics, and against class
exploitation, no less than against racial and sexual oppression." This is a
special issue devoted to September 11 and the war.
"Mother Jones is an independent, non-profit
magazine that focuses on issues of social justice, the environment,
politics,and popular culture."
The Nation: September 11, 2001 "The
Nation website will offer continuing reporting, analysis, commentary and
investigation on the terror attacks and their aftermath on this special page."
Change "WorkingForChange is a comprehensive Web
site made up of resources for people with progressive values."
NY Transfer: Middle East Page "All the
news that doesn't fit."
OMB Watch: The Post-September 11 Environment: Access to Government
Information ". . . provides an inventory of
government information that has been withheld since the Sept. 11 terrorist
"OneWorld is dedicated to harnessing the
democratic potential of the internet to promote human rights and sustainable
Journal "Building a new news media of, by
and for the people."
Democracy ". . . a global network for debate and
invention. It will be guided by ideals of independence, participation and
quality, and will tackle the major issues of our time."
Radio ". . . the only radio network in the United
States to function unconstrained by corporate underwriting and policy
PAX Christi USA Responds to Terrorism
"Pax Christi USA strives to create a world that reflects the Peace of Christ
by exploring, articulating, and witnessing to the call of Christian
Response ". . . is maintained by the American
Friends Service Committee in cooperation with the National Coalition for Peace
Progressive "The mission of The Progressive
is to be a journalistic voice for peace and social justice at home and
Project on Defense
Alternatives "Since its inception . . . [the PDA]
has sought to adapt security policy to the challenges and opportunities of the
post-Cold War era. Toward this end it promotes consideration of the broadest
range of defense options."
ReliefWeb ". . a project of the United
Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)."
Revolutionary Association of the Women of
Afghanistan ". . . an independent political/social
organization of Afghan women fighting for human rights and for social justice
War "Anarchists deplore the attack on the World
Trade Centre which killed over 6,000 people but it must not become the excuse
for another imperialist war in which tens or hundreds of thousands more
innocent people may die."
U.S. Committee for
Refugees "Since1958, the U.S.Committee for
Refugees has identified those at greatest risk and given them a voice. Our
work helps refugees get the protection and assistance they need to survive."
League ". . . we believe, to quote the late A.J.
Muste, 'There is no way to peace--peace is the way.'"
Women Living Under Muslim
Laws International Solidarity Network ". . . an
international Network that provides information, solidarity and support for
all women whose lives are shaped, conditioned or governed by laws and customs
said to derive from Islam.."
Washington Report on
Middle Eastern Affairs ". . . published by the
American Educational Trust (AET) . . . by retired U.S. foreign service
officers to provide the American public with balanced and accurate information
concerning U.S. relations with Middle Eastern states."
World Press Review: Battle without Borders: The War against
Terror "World Press Review provides readers with a
succinct view of the political and economic climate outside of the U.S., as
well as how the rest of the world perceives the role the U.S. plays in the
Emergency, Terrorism and War Includes "ZNet's
Original Essays and Selected Links Regarding the Sept. 11, 2001 Calamity and
preparations for war"
Press Center: Alternative Viewpoints on the Internet "Links to other alternative Internet resources compiled by the
Alternative Press Center." The APC is "a non-profit collective dedicated to
providing access to and increasing public awareness of the alternative press."
View "A collection of links to sites with
war-related news stories and documents that aren't showing up in the
mainstream American press."
Argot Library of Educational Resources: Opposition to the War in
Afghanistan Links to antiwar sites. Argot Library
is "a resource database for K-6 teachers, administrators and parents."
Documents Analyzing the World Trade Center/ Pentagon Terrorist
Attack Produced by Grover Furr, English Dept.,
Montclair State University.
Holt Labor Library's 9-11 Antiwar Resources "The mission of the Holt Labor Library is to make available to
working people, activists, and scholars the theoretical, historical, and
experiential dimensions of the class struggle in the advanced industrialized
world in the 19th and especially 20th centuries."
Independent Media Center's Terrorism Page "Indymedia is a collective of independent and alternative media
activists and organizations offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage of
important social and political issues." The list is separated into three
categories: links to pages of links, links to news and commentary, and links
to specific articles.
Jay's Leftist and
'Progressive' Internet Resources Directory "A Web
Portal for all Good People around Planet Earth who are anti-War,
anti-Imperialist, anti-Racist, anti-Sexist, and anti-Homophobic and who want
to Resist Oppression and build together a Better World"
Newsplace.org Includes links to news
& opinion, sources, and tools related to the events of September 11 and
No War: Stop
"Operation Infinite Justice" "This site supports
anti-authoritarian responses to "Operation Infinite Justice", with a focus on
anti-war organizing in Canada and the west coast." Includes links to articles
and to additional anti-war sites.
PeaceNet's September 11, 2001 Links Page "The Mission of IGC is to advance the work of progressive
organizations and individuals for peace, justice, economic opportunity, human
rights, democracy and environmental sustainability through strategic use of
online technologies. " Includes links to news sources and anti-war sites.
Reconciliation, not Retribution: Responses to the 9/11
Attack Page includes links to editorials, letters
to Washington and the editor, statements from peace groups, information about
peace activities and relief efforts, and essays on the war.
Criticism Review: War on Terrorism SRC contains
"selected readings on modern society and its ills. Focus on alienation between
man, nature, and a dysfunctional scientific-technical complex. Forum for ideas
that go against the current."
The University of Chicago Library: Alternative News
Sources Links to web sites with alternative news.
The War in
Context "Alternative perspectives on the 'war on
terrorism and the Middle East conflict.'"
War on Terrorism Web
Sites "Links to outstanding web sites rich with
information and, especially, opinions about the September 11 terrorist
Wider War Watch "This Website [of the
Project on Defense Alternatives] provides an online diary of key articles,
news reports, and commentaries reflecting the inclinations of influential
officials, policy analysts, and political actors to widen the war."
Call for Peace and Justice Petition to
President Bush for peace and justice.
Denounce Jerry Falwell "We, the
undersigned, denounce and condemn Jerry Falwell for using the tragedy of
September 11th to further his own extremist agenda."
Do not invade
Iraq Tell the Bush Administration not to expand
the "war on terrorism."
United Nations to Protect the Delivery of Aid "It
is important that the security forces be deployed NOW, before hundreds of
thousands of people starve."
Emergency Declaration to Halt Preparations for Bombing Afghanistan:
Librarians Speak Out! "We . . . librarians . . .
implore the United States government and its allies to halt the preparations
for all-out war against the nation of Afghanistan . . . ."
Foreign Policy In Focus:Response to Terrorism "We stand opposed to the massive, widespread, and prolonged
military response . . . ."
International A.N.S.W.E.R. Call to Join a New Anti-War
Coalition: International A.N.S.W.E.R.(Act Now to Stop War & End Racism)
Violence! " We believe that military retaliation
in response to this mass murder will only accelerate the cycle of fear, anger
Peace Response: Sign the Campaign
of Conscience Peace Pledge to Stop the Spread of the War to
Iraq "I grant permission to use my name and city
publicly as an opponent of the ongoing economic and bombing war on Iraq, and
of any escalation of that war. "
Fellowship of Reconciliation Includes
"FOR Action Alerts!"
Center "Information, activism, and resistance to
U.S. militarism, war, and corporate greed, linking with struggles against
racism and oppression within the United States."
Peace.protest.net "A global calendar of
pro-peace and anti-racism protests, meetings, benefits, and conferences. "
Protest.Net ". . . a collective of activists who are working together to
create our own media. By publishing a public record of our political
activities on the web we are taking a stand against the established media."
Resisters League: Demonstrations for Peace ". . .
the WRL has set up this page to post events from around the country that have
happened, will happen, or are happening on a continuous basis."
Libraries in a Time of
War & Emergency (Passed by SRRT Action
the War in Afghanistan (Endorsed by SRRT Action
Intellectual Freedom & the Use of Torture in War or Peace (Endorsed by SRRT Action Council, 2002)
Secret Tribunals (Endorsed by SRRT Action Council,
Resolution on the
Protection of Privacy Rights (Endorsed by SRRT
Action Council, 2002)
Statement of Concern
on the Use of Flags in Libraries' Public Areas
(Endorsed by SRRT Action Council, 2002)
News Services and
Newspapers | Alternative News
Alternative Press Center
- Features alternative on-line news publications from
around the world. Also provides information about the Alternative Press
Index, a subject index to "alternative, radical and left" newspapers,
magazines, and periodicals. (The Regenstein Library owns copies of the
Alternative Press Index from 1969 up to the most recent. These are located
in RR1 Call Number: AI3.A27).
- Alternative Resources on the U.S. "War
- List of links to Web pages providing news coverage,
commentary and analysis, petition and writing campaign information, and
information about antiwar activities. Compiled by the International
Responsibilities Task Force (IRTF), part of the the Social Responsibilities
Round Table (SRRT) of the American Library Association.
- Provides news, opinion, and investigative journalism on
a wide range of topics including the environment, political and social
issues, technology and cultural trends.
- Between The Lines
- Weekly syndicated program produced by WPKN Radio, a
noncommercial, listener-supported station in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Coverage of international, national and regional issues with a focus on
political, economic and social topics. Includes coverage of the week's
"under-reported news stories." Aims to provide "...a platform for
individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally
ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media."
- Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, "the national media
watch group." FAIR aims to expose neglected news stories and advocate for
greater diversity in the press.
- In These Times
- Chicago-based newsmagazine with a focus on
investigative reporting, analysis and criticism of current social, political
and cultural events and ideas. Includes searchable archives from mid-2000 to
the most current issue with some full text available on-line.
alphabetically by title (December 5, 2000 - most current issue
Microforms: Call Number AP2.I34 (1978 - 2000)
- Independent Media Center
- Network of collectively-run media resources providing
"grassroots, non-corporate coverage" of world events.
- Alternate news sources from the U.S. and around the
- Mother Jones
- Independent, nonprofit magazine covering issues dealing
with social justice, the environment, politics, and culture; includes book,
film and music reviews. Searchable on-line archive (1993 - Present) with
almost complete availability of full text; text for current issue available
when archived. Also includes "Web Exclusives" not available in print
On-line Full Text available for April 1990 - Present
(abstracts from January 1985) from EBSCOhost on the
Library's Electronic Resources page.
alphabetically by title (January 2001 - most current issue
Stacks: Call Number AP2.M83 (February 1977 - 2001)
- The United States' "oldest continuously published
weekly magazine." Features pieces originally published in the print
magazine, as well as Web exclusives. Archives selected articles from issues
dating back to 1998 and from Web-only articles.
On-line Full Text
available from January 1991 - Present (abstracts from January 1985) from
EBSCOhost on the Library's Electronic Resources
RR2: Shelved alphabetically by title (October 2000 - most current
Stacks: Call Number AP2.N2 (Most issues from 1865 -
Microforms: Call Number AP2 32 (1903 - 1917; 1924 - 1936; 1939 -
1972; 1974 - 1980; 1982 - 2001)
- NewPages Guide to Alternative Newsweeklies
- Links to alternative newsweeklies from cities
throughout the United States and Canada, including the Chicago
- Pacifica Radio
- The nation's "first listener-supported, community-based
radio network." The Website provides links to radio stations that carry
Pacifica Radio programming, that can be listened to via RealPlayer, and
includes searchable archives of more than 40,000 audio tapes of speeches,
public affairs programs, documentaries, musical performances, commentaries,
and news coverage dating back to the 1950s (The Pacifica Radio Archives is
the oldest collection of public radio programming in the United States).
- The Progressive
- "The mission of The Progressive is to be a
journalistic voice for peace and social justice at home and abroad."
Archives selected articles from issues dating back to 1998.
On-line Full Text
available from May 1990 - Present (abstracts from January 1985) from EBSCOhost on the Library's Electronic Resources
RR2: Shelved alphabetically by title (January 2001 - most current
Stacks: Call Number AN51.M18P9 (1929 - 2000)
- On-line news and culture magazine.
- Website for Z Magazine, "an independent
political magazine for critical thinking on political, cultural, social, and
economic life in the United States." On-line article archive dates back to
- Alternet. Syndicated writings from
the alternative press.
Common Dreams. Breaking news and links
to highlights from the day's progressive press.
CounterPunch. A bi-weekly muckraking
newsletter edited by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair.
Democracy Now!. The web version of the
daily radio show.
Speech TV. Towards more democratic television;
site features downloadable independent video.
These Times. A nonprofit political magazine
featuring news and analysis that challenge the corporate media.
Indymedia.org: Independent media
organizations and journalists offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage.
Leftist and 'Progressive' Internet Resources Directory. A very, very large progressive links collection.
Left Business Observer. Monthly
newsletter on economics and politics edited by Doug Henwood.
Le Monde Diplomatique in English. A
French monthly news magazine focusing on global politics (French
Nation. America's oldest weekly news magazine,
featuring political news and commentary.
Online. Global news with a focus on the developing
Progressive. Political magazine with commentary
and news advocating for peace and social justice.
Rage Against the Machine Current
Events. News radical rock fans can use.
Progressive Review. "Washington's Most Unofficial
WorkingForChange. A comprehensive Web
site made up of resources for people with progressive values.
Web Site. News and analysis from a Marxist
ZNet. Z Magazine's site for
progressive news and organizing.
Agence France-Presse. The French news
Independent. A UK-based newspaper.
The Los Angeles Times
The New York Times.
Magazine. Owned by Microsoft, edited by Michael
Includes Today's Papers, a
review of national newspapers' front pages.
Vanderbilt University's TV News Archive
The Washington Post
Press Review, a monthly magazine offering analyses
and English-language translations of the international press.
Criticism and Resources
Media Views. FAIR's links to recent
media criticism of note on the Web.
Abyz News Links. An enormous database
of national and local U.S. news publications.
Adbusters. Examines and parodies
for Investigative Reporting.
Cursor. Daily round-up of under-covered
news and media criticism.
Daily Howler. An often insightful Web-based column
on media inaccuracy and arrogance.
Freedom Forum. Formerly the Gannett
on Censorship. Promotes free expression around the
for Public Accuracy. Seeks to broaden public
discourse by gaining media access for those whose perspectives are commonly
International Forum for Independent Media. Email forums and regional contact lists for media activists.
Jim Romenesko's MediaNews. Up to date
media news, and, well, gossip. With links to media writers.
JournalismNet. Online resources for
investigative journalists--search tools and much more.
and Peace Institute. Aims to educate people about
the media's role in international war and peace issues.
Central. A site aimed at media and marketing
professionals that features breaking news on media deals.
News Watch. An
online zine that reports neglected news stories and corrects mainstream media
PoisonKitchen.com. A site for angry
journalists that includes a rant board, criticism, news and many links.
Project Censored. Identifies and
promotes the most undercovered stories of the year.
Swans. An online journal, often focusing on media criticism.
This Modern World. The weekly cartoon
of social and political satire, by Tom Tomorrow.
TomPaine.com. Aims to encourage debate
on issues like media, the environment and campaign finance reform.
world-newspapers.com Exhaustive links
to news online.
Shelby County Liberal Press
Working for Change