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Great speech on media by Bill Moyers
Journalist Bill Moyers gives the keynote address before 2,000 people at the first ever National Conference on Media Reform. He warned, "What we’re talking about is nothing less than rescuing a democracy that is so polarized it is in danger of being paralyzed and pulverized." —From DemocracyNow!  Fri. Nov. 28, 2003

News sources

Democracy Now!
Democracy Now's Amy Goodman presents The War & Peace Report on over 350 stations via the largest independent, non-corporate community media collaboration in the U.S.A. Amazing interviews and features. Downloadable in several formats.
TRUTHOUT
TRUTHOUT provides links to hundreds of mainstream articles that might otherwise be missed, as well as to indie journalism in multimedia formats. The site contains an excellent section on environmental issues.
OneGoodMove
This is a news and humour site with funny daily political satire. Often includes clips by the ever sacrilegious Jon Stewart.
Der Spiegel Online
From Germany, this is one of the world's finest mainstream news magazines. A European perspective on world events. Der Spiegel Online has an English language International site.
MichaelMoore.com
On this incredible links page Academy Award winning filmmaker and celebrated author Michael Moore focuses on everything from industrial downsizing and corporate crime to the human faces affected by today's political manipulators.
GlobalExchange.org
Global Exchange is an international human rights organization dedicated to promoting environmental, political and social justice.
IndyMedia.org
IndyMedia is a collective of independent media organizations and hundreds of journalists offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage. Indymedia is a democratic media outlet for the creation of radical, accurate, and passionate tellings of truth.
MakeTradeFair.com
A campaign of Oxfam.org to promote Fair Trade
Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting.org
FAIR, the national media watch group, has been offering well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship since 1986. Scrutinizes media practices that marginalize public interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints.
Adbusters.org
Adbusters offers incisive philosophical articles as well as activist commentary from around the world addressing issues ranging from genetically modified foods to media concentration. We want folks to get mad about corporate disinformation, injustices in the global economy, and any industry that pollutes our physical or mental commons.
Guerrilla News Network
Exactly as it sounds. Providing alternative news and issues from the War on Terrorism, Corporate Crime, Globalization, and more.
AlterNet.org
AlterNet.org is a project of the Independent Media Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening and supporting independent and alternative journalism.
InformationClearingHouse.info
News you won't find on CNN or FOXNEWS

Alternatives

DavidOrchard.com
News and updates from David Orchard founder of 'Citizen Concerned About Free Trade'. A Saskatchewan prairie farmer, he authored the best-selling book, 'The Fight for Canada: Four Centuries of Resistance to American Expansionism'.
A New World Rising
In a time of incredible and sometimes frightening transformation ANWR focuses on positive potentials in areas which technology, politics, personal growth, food, economics, spirituality and more.
Omega Garden
An amazing device, inspired in part, by readings from the Yijing the Omega Garden makes it possible to enjoy fresh, locally produced, high quality food, all year round, anywhere on the planet. Let's finally say goodbye to the 3000 mile Caesar Salad!
Oxfam.org
Oxfam International is a confederation of 12 organizations working together in more than 100 countries to find lasting solutions to poverty, suffering and injustice.
EarthDay.net
Founded by the organizers of the first Earth Day in 1970, Earth Day Network (EDN) promotes environmental citizenship and year round progressive action worldwide. Their mission is to build broad-based citizen support for sound, workable and effective environmental and sustainable development policies for all.
Common Cause.org
Holding Power Accountable. Common Cause works for open, accountable government and the right of all citizens to be involved in shaping America's public policies.
Habitat For Humanity International
Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, nondenominational Christian housing organization. Since 1976, Habitat has built more than 50,000 houses with families throughout the United States and another 100,000-plus houses in communities around the world for those who lack adequate shelter.
MoveOn.org
MoveOn is working to bring ordinary people back into politics. MoveOn builds electronic advocacy groups to deal with such issues are campaign finance, environmental and energy issues, media consolidation and the Iraq war. Once a group is assembled, MoveOn provides information and tools to help each individual have the greatest possible impact.

More alternatives

PublicCitizen.org
Fights for openness and democratic accountability in government, for the right of consumers to seek redress in the courts; for clean, safe and sustainable energy sources; for social and economic justice in trade policies; for strong health, safety and environmental protections; and for safe, effective and affordable prescription drugs and health care.
CapedMaskedandArmed.com
A loose guerilla media collective that is dedicated to resisting war, injustice, inequality and empire through art, creativity, humor, fun, learning, mischief and disobedience. It is part of the growing rebellion!
OurWorldIsNotForSale.org
The Our World is Not For Sale (OWINFS) network is a loose grouping of organizations, activists and social movements worldwide fighting against the current model of corporate globalization embodied in global trading systems. OWINFS is committed to a sustainable, socially just, democratic and accountable multilateral trading system.
AxisOfJustice.org
Axis of Justice is non-profit political organization formed by Tom Morello of Audioslave and Serj Tankian of System of a Down. Its purpose is to bring together musicians, fans of music, and grassroots political organizations to fight for social justice together.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals 2
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights organization in the world. Founded in 1980, PETA is dedicated to establishing and protecting the rights of all animals. PETA operates under the simple principle that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, or use for entertainment.
FriendsofAnimals.org
Friends of Animals, Inc. is an international, non-profit, membership organization, incorporated in the state of New York in 1957. FoA works to protect animals from cruelty, abuse and institutionalized exploitation. FoA's efforts protect and preserve animals and their habitats around the world. Our goal is to achieve an ethic of respect in people's relations with animals, wild and domestic, at home and abroad.
The GET YOUR WAR ON Cartoon
Political cartoons by David Rees labelled with news issues going on at that time. Very funny.

 

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