Veterans for Common Sense: We, veterans of the Gulf War, seek to inject common sense into the debate over a possible U.S. war against Iraq by placing the debate in the context of protecting our liberty, constitutional values and our freedom....
Thomas Merton Center (Pittsburgh, PA)
United Nations Information Center - 1775 K Street NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20006
Common Dreams: This
is a great site with links to hundreds of articles, web sites, alternative
press, radio and TV.
World Traveler puts
up magazine articles and book excerpts that offer an alternative
view to the corporate media about the state of democracy in America,
and about he impact of the policies of the United States' government,
transnational corporations, international trade and financial
institutions, and the corporate press, on democracy, human rights
and social and economic justice, in the Third World, and in the
United States. THIRD WORLD TRAVELER also provides information
and links to aid travelers visiting Third World countries.
FAIR, the national media watch group, has been offering well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship since 1986. We work to invigorate the First Amendment by advocating for greater diversity in the press and by scrutinizing media practices that marginalize public interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints. As an anti-censorship organization, we expose neglected news stories and defend working journalists when they are muzzled. As a progressive group, FAIR believes that structural reform is ultimately needed to break up the dominant media conglomerates, establish independent public broadcasting and promote strong non-profit sources of information...
Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, we are committed to creating a peaceful world -- one with liberty, justice and dignity for all. We believe that there are better ways to resolve conflicts than killing each other, and that we can find ways to bring an end to warfare...
Peace Brigades International (PBI) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) which protects human rights and promotes nonviolent transformation of conflicts. When invited, we send teams of volunteers into areas of political repression and conflict. The volunteers accompany human rights defenders, their organizations, and others threatened by political violence. Those responsible for human rights abuses usually do not want the world to witness their actions. The presence of volunteers backed by an emergency response network thus helps deter violence. In this way, we create space for local activists to work for social goals.
The Loyal Opposition - WAR WITHOUT
Can Average Citizens Participate in the War on Terrorism?; by David Corn
Congress is going about business as usual -- passing tax cuts for the wealthy -- and Bush is calling on patriotic Americans to do the same -- by shopping at the mall and watching TV news. Whither heroism in the war on terrorism?
CorpWatch counters corporate-led
globalization through education and activism. We work to foster democratic
control over corporations by building grassroots globalization--a diverse
movement for human rights, labor rights and environmental justice.
For the past four years San Francisco-based CorpWatch has been educating
and mobilizing people through the CorpWatch.org website and various
campaigns, including the Climate Justice Initiative and the UN and
Radio: October 2001: In light of the terrorist attacks in
New York City and Washington and subsequent U.S. military attacks
on Afghanistan, Alternative Radio will delay broadcast of many
of its prescheduled Fall line up to bring you special programs
over the next several months. All programs will still be uplinked
to the satellite Tuesdays, 1400-1459 ET. Check with your local
station (click here) to find out the latest programs that will
be broadcast in your area.
Imperialist: Stop the U.S. War Against Afghanistan! - On
Sunday, October 7, the U.S. government, with the support of Britain,
launched war against Afghanistan.
Grandmothers for Peace Statement on the Terrorist Attack:
The horror of September 11, 2001 will live in our hearts and minds forever. We extend our gratitude to all the courageous people involved in the rescue operations in New York and Washington, and our deepest sympathy to those who have lost loved ones.
We abhor this violent act, but fervently believe that retaliation, hatred and vengeance will not relieve the hearts of grief. A calm resolve and clear thinking must prevail. But after the mourning, we MUST also ask Why? .....
The Progressive - Excellent site for latest news and commentary
FAIR, the national media watch group, has been offering well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship since 1986. We work to invigorate the First Amendment by advocating for greater diversity in the press and by scrutinizing media practices that marginalize public interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints. As an anti-censorship organization, we expose neglected news stories and defend working journalists when they are muzzled. As a progressive group, FAIR believes that structural reform is ultimately needed to break up the dominant media conglomerates, establish independent public broadcasting and promote strong non-profit sources of information.
Idealist.org - Action Without Borders
Committee Opposed to Militarism and the Draft believes we must resist the spread of militaristic values and the power of the military in our society.
Militarism is a value system that stresses the superiority of some people over others. Under militarism, the people deemed inferior are dehumanized as enemies who must be overpowered by any means necessary. Those who deem themselves superior are permitted to take whatever they want from others land, freedom, natural resources, cultures, lives by force.
Militarism derides cooperation, equality and nonviolence, and instead enforces strict hierarchical relationships. Hierarchical system.....