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Alive in Baghdad is a weekly video blog. Our limited staff is able to post a video every Monday morning, so if you’re looking for more material please look through our archive.
Alive in Baghdad was formed to counter the sound-bite driven, “Live From” news model. Through the work of a team of Americans and Iraqi correspondents on the ground, Alive in Baghdad shows the occupation through the voices of Iraqis. Alive in Baghdad brings testimonies from individual Iraqis, footage of daily life in Iraq, and short news segments from Iraq to you.
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Since 1973, Briarpatch has been serving up regular doses of news, analysis, and opinions on a wide variety of important issues. Believing that a truly free press is essential to the construction of a truly democratic society, Briarpatch provides a thoughtful, principled, and irreverent alternative to the false consensus of the corporate media. As Maude Barlow says, we're "one of the few voices that will still challenge the corporate agenda and present workable alternatives."
Added on: 22-Dec-2002 | hits: 8448Report broken link
Canadian Dimension is published 6 times per year, including 2 double issues. We are a magazine which shows there is an alternative to the corporate agenda and the dictates of the global market; that the dream of a better society is still alive. It provides a forum for debate, where red meets green, feminists take on socialists, socialists take on social democrats, whites hear from aboriginals, activists report from all corners of Canada, trade unionists report from the front lines, campaigns make connections, and the latest books, films, websites, CDs, and videos are radically reviewed.
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Canadian Voices is a public affairs radio series produced by Kootenay Cooperative Radio, a volunteer-run non-profit community radio station, broadcasting at 93.5 FM in Nelson, BC, Canada, and streaming at http://kootenaycoopradio.com. Through a series of one-hour audio programmes, Canadian Voices presents radio, internet, and podcast listeners the opportunity to hear talks by Canadian authors, academics, activists, artists, and thought-provoking citizens who explore ideas and events that characterize our country. Topics range from cultural diversity, climate change, and media analysis, to politics, art, education, and literature. Please see the side menu for details on speakers and their talks, and for audio samples.
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The nonprofit Center for Media and Democracy strengthens participatory democracy by investigating and exposing public relations spin and propaganda, and by promoting media literacy and citizen journalism, media "of, by and for the people." Our programs include PR Watch, a quarterly investigative journal; six books by CMD staff; Spin of the Day; the Weekly Spin listserv; and, Congresspedia and SourceWatch, part of our wiki-based investigative journalism collaborative to which anyone, including you, can contribute.
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It's been said that dreams are our roadmaps to the future. If so, where are we headed? Common Dreams is a national non-profit citizens' organization working to bring progressive Americans together to promote progressive visions for America's future. Founded in 1997, we are committed to being on the cutting-edge of using the internet as a political organizing tool - and creating new models for internet activism.
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Our Mission: CorpWatch investigates and exposes corporate violations of human rights, environmental crimes, fraud and corruption around the world. We work to foster global justice, independent media activism and democratic control over corporations.
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Alternative opinion from professional journalists
Added on: 16-Jan-2003 | hits: 15129Report broken link
www.dooneyscafe.com is a state of mind rooted in several things: a community centred around a café on Toronto’s Bloor Street, a dissatisfaction with conventional news gathering, analysis and dissemination. dooneyscafe.com offers open space to a limited number of writers who dislike the current supervisors of culture and the types and degrees of supervision. dooneyscafe.com has no editorial policy other than that implicit in the selection of writers who are offered free access and a belief that conventional media isn't offering much insight into our collective or individual conditions.
Added on: 22-Dec-2002 | hits: 8486Report broken link
Conventional political analysis relies on archaic notions of ‘predominance of gravity’ – in other words, in politics the side with the most stuff wins. Electric Politics ® is the modern hypothesis that political ideas carry charges which interact in predictable patterns. ‘Electric’ differentials better explain political outcomes and the structure of the political landscape. What people think matters much more than is generally understood.
This is my idiosyncratic political commentary site that includes social commentary, religious commentary, arts commentary, and whatever else I find interesting. Also news links and occasional original reporting. The EP podcast format is mainly — though not exclusively — informal conversations with interesting people, without any fixed time limits. Think of it as a miniature, alternative (improved) NPR.
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