OpEdNews.Com Site Map Progressive Radio Links, Times, Live, Archives ThomHartmann.com One of our favorite OpEd writers, Thom Hartmann is the author of several books on economics, politics, spirituality, mysticism, ecology, and culture. The main theme of his writing is that global transformation begins with personal and societal transformation -- as we change ourselves, we change the world. So many people struggle to find meaning in this era of uncertainty, consumerism, ecological crisis, and spiritual challenge, and by changing our "stories" about how things are or must be, we change ourselves, our society, and the world. Thom's most recent book is Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance and the Theft of Human Rights.
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This website puts together info on all the senate and house races, categorizing the candidates by their chance of winning. It makes it easy to contribute to a lot of candidates. Check it out.News From The Underground Progressive news and opinion from Mark Crispin Miller an OpEdNews Favorite source Mark is author of Fooled Again, How the Right Stole the 2004 Election and How they'll Steal the Next one Too. Center for American Progress founded by source of the Progress Report-- indispensable daily reading. afterdowningstreet.org dedicated to make people aware of Bush's plans to go to war long before he said he would do all he could to keep us out of war-- and a sidte dedicated to getting rid of Bush PEN People's E-mail Network use their forms to send your local newspaper editor an email, or to tell your congressman how to vote on an issue. The Crisis Papers www.crisispapers.org is a user-friendly collection of links to a wide variety of outstanding articles, organized in precise topics pages. Also contains the "Dissenting Internet" list, and Activists' Page, features, and columns by the editors, Ernest Partridge, Ph.D and Bernard Weiner, Ph.D The Smirking Chimp Of course, Bush, is the smirking chimp they refer to: progressive news. opinion, bulletin boards buzzflash.com tough progressive news links and commentary. liberaloasis.com American Prospect Progressive publication with smart, incisive articles Commondreams.org Progressive news and opinion consortiumnews.com Consortiumnews.com is a product of The Consortium for Independent Journalism, Inc. Greg Palast says its editor and chief contributor Robert Parry is one of the best. evilgopbastards.com Dennis Kucinich Website . One Thousand Reasons to Vote Against Bush actually, over 1400 detailed reasons. Take Back The Media Take Back The Media is a cooperative project by progressive American citizens. We are dismayed at the pro-government, pro-corporate bias shown by American media, and we intend to do something about it. Center for Public Integrity The mission of the Center for Public Integrity is to provide the American people with the findings of our investigations and analyses of public service, government accountability and ethics related issues Emily's List a political network for Democratic pro-choice women candidates that raises early money to make women credible contenders. EMILY stands for "Early Money Is Like Yeast" (we help the "dough" rise).EMILY 's List is the nation 's largest grassroots political network, raising campaign contributions for pro-choice Democratic women candidates running for the House, the Senate and for governor; helping women candidates build strong, winning campaigns; and helping mobilize women voters. GrannyD.com She's in her 90's and still an inspiring activist for us all. Democratic Underground news, community with forums, top 10 conservative idiots, hate mail.... informative and entertainaing nologo.org Naomi Klein's Website-- about globalization and Justice WebActive a site designed to offer progressive activists an up-to-date resource on the World Wide Web to find other organizations and individuals with similar values and interests. WebActive is a project of RealNetworks, Inc Indy Media Independent Media Center moveon.org MoveOn is working to bring ordinary people back into politics. With a system that today revolves around big money and big media, most citizens are left out. When it becomes clear that our "representatives" don't represent the public, the foundations of democracy are in peril. MoveOn is a catalyst for a new kind of grassroots involvement, supporting busy but concerned citizens in finding their political voice. Our nationwide network of more than 600,000 online activists is one of the most effective and responsive outlets for democratic participation available today. The People's Voice progressive news, well illustrated Bartcop.com funny, hard hitting progressive, anti-bush material. Good sh*t! Public Citizen Public Citizen is a national, nonprofit consumer advocacy organization founded by Ralph Nader in 1971 to represent consumer interests in Congress, the executive branch and the courts. www.fairvote.org Center for Voting and Democracy; for fair elections, vote counts and run-off elections flu-ent Fair and Balanced Cartoons and Commentary From all the best political websites - we cut and paste, YOU decide votermarch.org nation-wide organization for voter rights, electoral reform and a progressive agenda with 60 Chapters across the United States and a Chapter in the Netherlands for Americans abroad Organizer's Collaborative Organizers' Collaborative is an educational and charitable organization established in 1999 to further the potential of computers and the Internet to increase communication and collaboration among those working for social change. MichaelMoore.com The Creator of must see/read Bowling for Columbine/ author of Stupid White Men democrats.com Clanton's Populist Studies page ThisModernWorld Tom Tomorrow's Editorial and Other Cartoon Site-- smart, entertaining Win Without War Organized the Successful Virtual march on Washington on Feb 26,2003 Positive Futures Network an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting people 's active engagement in creating a just, sustainable, and compassionate world. counterpunch.org bi-weekly muckraking newsletter edited by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair. Twice a month we bring our readers the stories that the corporate press never prints. We aren't side-line journalists here at CounterPunch. Ours is muckraking with a radical attitude and nothing makes us happier than when CounterPunch readers write in to say how useful they've found our newsletter in their battles against the war machine, big business and the rapers of nature. companyhalt.com: antiwar site with cool animation Wiretap WireTap is the independent information source by and for socially conscious youth. We showcase investigative news articles, personal essays and opinions, artwork and activism resources that challenge stereotypes, inspire creativity, foster dialogue and give young people a voice in the media. The WireTap Web portal provides a new generation of writers, artists and activists a space to network, organize and mobilize. IndyMedia TheBush Credibility Gap
Bush Credibility Gap: Real Life Examples A chronology of Bush saying one
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lemming Liberal News good blog spot mix of news, opinion, links.
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daily that routinely includes progressive OpEd articles
humorous site poking fun at those rules and people who take themselves
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blend of pop and politics, hip hop, rock, pop culture.... run by
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great collection of reviews of political books, plus essays
Bush has already revealed his political motivations in such
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newly-created International Criminal Court, his refusal to
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Can we really have confidence in this sort of person to act in the best interests of the global community? Uncle Ernies Issues and Alibis
liberal commentary and cartoons stopjaygarner.com Jay Garner, secretly appointed by Bush to oversee transition to democracy in Iraq, is a former munitions maker. Arizona Democracy Group for everyone to the left of the radical right Democratic Victory Network great collection of progressive news and radio links. Media Matters progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media. Because a healthy democracy depends on public access to accurate and reliable information, Media Matters for America is dedicated to alerting news outlets and consumers to conservative misinformation -- wherever we find it, in every news cycle -- and to spurring progressive activism based on standards and accountability in media. Founded by David Brock Amy Sullivan's Political Aims smart articles on politics and religion RadioPower.org:streaming progressive music and culture from around the world -- the other voice of America www.rawstory.com alternative news and opinion. Scoop: a Wellington-based Internet news agency accredited to the New Zealand Parliament Press Gallery providing news and commentary **raw and fast** and made up largely of what it calls "disintermediated" news - news without a spin put on it by a journalist Stay Free! is a print magazine focused on issues surrounding commercialism and American culture. It is published about every ten months... Tom Dispatch: a regular antidote to mainstream media offering alternative perspectives frequently unheard in the U.S. Tom Paine.com: a public interest journal inspired by the great patriot Thomas Paine, author of Common Sense and The Rights of Man, that enriches national debate on controversial public issues with ideas, opinions, and analyses overlooked by the mainstream press Truthout: gleans significant articles of interest from major news sources; get on their mailing list and and read Truthout's headlines each day Voices of Central PA a liberal journal of news and opinion, written by and for Central Pennsylvania residents, including members of the Penn State community, with occasional columns by outside contributors Wayne Madsen Report In the tradition of Drew Pearson's and Jack Anderson's famous "Washington Merry-Go-Round" syndicated column and I.F. Stone, this on-line publication tackles the "politically incorrect" and "politically embarrassing" stories and holds government officials accountable for their actions What Really Happened: daily news behind the news; site provides extensive archives of ongoing news stories and political issues
White Rose Society: listen to recordings of progressive radio talk shows. continues a sixty year tradition of resisting fascism and promoting peace; important links to progressive radio stations; web message board WhereInTheWorldisBush updated daily with newslinks to news stories that relate to George W. Bush. ZMag: a large community dedicated to social change, this publication delivers fresh, provocative journalism