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This compilation of websites and resources is a work in progress. Please stay tuned for additions.

  • Green Valley Media a nonprofit film and video production and distribution company founded in 1974 to promote awareness of social issues and to bring unheard voices into the mainstream.
  • Upside Down World an online magazine which covers social movements, economics and politics in Central and South America.
  • Maverick Media Inside and outside media politics and the alternative press

  • Women's International League for Peace and Freedom works to create an environment of political, economic, social and psychological freedom for all members of the human community, so that true peace can be enjoyed by all.
  • The Media ConsortiumThe Media Consortium is a international network of over 70 leading independent progressive journalism organizations
    Action Coalition for Media Education teaching media education, knowledge, skills and activism
    Between the Lines Radio Show provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media.
    Social Justice Ecology Project advancing ecological awareness and global justice
    World War 4 Report monitoring the global War on Terrorism and its implications for human rights, democracy and ecology since the immediate aftermath of 9-11

    Currents Of Awareness News the portal to independent news media.

    Independent Media Marketplace online market where citizens can find independently produced media products

    La Vaca an excellent resource in Spanish on social movements in Latin America

    Common Dreams breaking news and views for the progressive community

    Indymedia a network of collectively run media outlets for the creation of radical, accurate, and passionate tellings of the truth.

    In These Times dedicated to informing and analyzing popular movements for social, environmental and economic justice; to providing a forum for discussing the politics that shape our lives

    IPS News an independent voice from the South and for development, delving into globalization for the stories underneath.

    Dissident Voice an internet newsletter dedicated to challenging the distortions and lies of the corporate press and the privilied classes it serves. 

    The New Internationalist reports on the issues of world poverty and inequality; to focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and powerless worldwide

    North American Congress on Latin America focuses on the rising resistance to neoliberal economic policy in Latin America and the diversity of social movements at the center of this struggle

  • ZNet a huge website updated daily to convey information and provide community



John Holt: Homeschooling Pioneer and Visionary Progressive

One of the homeschooling movement’s foremost pioneers, John Holt, was an egalitarian atheist who explicitly opposed patriarchy, corresponded with progressive thinkers and helped initiate the still emerging children’s rights movement.

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Anarchism's Mid-Century Turn

No matter how one feels about it, the current state of anarchism has represented something of a mystery:  What was once a mass movement based mainly in working class immigrant communities is now an archipelago of subcultural scenes inhabited largely by disaffected young people from the white middle class. Andrew Cornell's Unruly Equality: U.S. Anarchism in the Twentieth Century supplies the first convincing account of that transition.

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Big Oil Uses Toxic Chemicals to Clean Up Spills. Will the Feds Finally Make Them Stop?

In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11 workers and setting off the worst oil spill in US history. The images are unforgettable: The Gulf of Mexico on fire. Pelicans emerging from the water entirely covered in thick, black oil. Planes flying overhead, spraying more than a million gallons of an oil-dispersing chemical called Corexit in an attempt to control the spill.

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