Links

  • Alternatives.ca — Website of Alternatives, Montreal-based international solidarity organization.

    Categories: Global South

  • AlterNet — Alternet is a rather mild, sober, progressive U.S. site. Its stated objective is to counter the right-wing dominated U.S. main-stream media. Examples: good pieces on Iraq, the U.S. presidential election campaign, on going green.

    Categories: USA

  • AntiWar.com — This U.S. site is devoted to the cause of non-interventionism. Their first cause was opposing the Clinton intervention in the Balkans, and have followed up with Iraq and Afghanistan.

    Categories: Anti-Imperialism

  • Arbeiter Ring — Publishes radical books out of Winnipeg.

    Categories: Radical Books and Literature

  • Beyond Capital — “Beyond Capital” provides critical analysis of global capitalism and looks at possibilities for establishing more democratic, egalitarian and sustainable alternatives. To this end it contains articles that analyze U.S. imperialism and neoliberal globalization as well as social justice, human rights, race, gender and environmental issues.

    Categories: Anti-Globalization

  • Business Week — Among the more intelligent business magazines. Good way to keep in touch with U.S. Multinational Business analysis.

    Categories: Economy

  • Canadian Association of Food Banks — With more food banks in Canada than there are Burger Kings, you shouldn’t be surprised that there is a national coalition for the many thousands of organizations that gather food for redistribution to people in need. The CAFB/ACBA coordinates donations of food and transportation and acts as the national voice of food banks in Canada. They have two staff, and a nice site.

    Categories: Poverty

  • Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives — An independent, non-profit research organization, funded primarily through organizational and individual membership. It was founded in 1980 to promote research on economic and social policy issues from a progressive point of view.

    Categories: Government Policy

  • Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility — CCNR is dedicated to education and research on all issues related to nuclear energy, whether civilian or military—including non-nuclear alternatives—especially those pertaining to Canada.

    Categories: Environment and Energy

  • Canadian Council on Social Development — National, non-profit organization which focuses on issues of social and economic security.

    Categories: Government Policy

  • Canadian Security-Intelligence Service (CSIS) — Look here for the August 2000 report on anti-globalization protests, among other things.

    Categories: Anti-Globalization

  • Centre for Social Justice — The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) conducts research, education and advocacy on issues of equality and democracy, and works to strengthen movements for social justice in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and globally.

    Categories: Government Policy

  • Climate and Capitalism — Ecosocialism or barbarism is the motto of this site. A good, international-flavoured posting of articles on the environment, global warming, alternate fuels etc.

    Categories: Environment and Energy

  • CNS Journal — Capitalism, Nature, Socialism has a U.S. address but is truly international with input from Europe, Australia and South Africa. Concerned about effects of capitalism on the ecosystem. Strong call for action. Has sponsored international conferences.

    Categories: Environment and Energy

  • Common Courage Press — Books for an informed democracy and informed dissent.

    Categories: Radical Books and Literature

  • Common Dreams — Brings news and views from progressive writers from around the world like Robert Fisk, George Monbiot, Naomi Klein, Paul Krugman and more - but mainly has US content.

    Categories: USA

  • CorpWatch — Good reporting on transnational activities! This site includes a how-to guide for researching corporations, and covers agents of globalization - tracking the big powers. A must visit!

    Categories: Anti-Globalization

  • Council of Canadians — Founded in 1985 by a handful of citizens including Maude Barlow, Farley Mowat and Margaret Atwood, the Council of Canadians is Canada’s largest citizens’ organization, with members and chapters across the country.

    Categories: Canadian Politics

  • CounterPunch — Produced by Alex Cockburn. Left analysis from good writers and reporters. Very wide coverage. Among the best.

    Categories: Socialism/Anti-Capitalism

  • David Suzuki Foundation — The David Suzuki Foundation focuses on four program areas - oceans and sustainable fishing, climate change and clean energy, sustainability, and the Nature Challenge - the Foundation uses science and education to promote solutions that conserve nature and help achieve sustainability within a generation. An excellent, authoritative environmental website. A good bibliography of reports.

    Categories: Environment and Energy

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