October 25, 2006

One Humbled American
A view through an Islamist's lens:
I’d like to thank him for showing me that more than anything else I know, after all my efforts to be “educated,” I really know nothing.
By Patrick at 11:48 AM | Permalink

October 24, 2006

ONE :: The Campaign to make Poverty History
ONE is a new effort by Americans to rally Americans – ONE by ONE – to fight the emergency of global AIDS and extreme poverty. ONE believes that allocating an additional ONE percent of the U.S. budget toward providing basic needs like health, education, clean water and food would transform the futures and hopes of an entire generation in the world's poorest countries.
By Patrick at 10:40 PM | Permalink

February 08, 2006

Media Matters for America
Media Matters for America is a Web-based, not-for-profit, progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.
By Patrick at 08:14 AM | Permalink

February 05, 2006

The New Hampshire Gazette
Almost 250 years old, The New Hampshire Gazette is published and edited by a collateral descendant of the founder. It's progressive reporting includes Editorial, Local & National News, Political Cartoons and an active Media Watch section.
By Patrick at 12:26 PM | Permalink

February 02, 2006

Vancouver Participatory Economics Collective
What is Parecon? Unlike other economic systems, parecon is designed to promote self-management, solidarity, diversity, and equity. This is done through true democracy in the workplace and a unique democratic participatory allocation system.
By Patrick at 09:18 AM | Permalink
"What alternative form of social organization can be imagined that might overcome the grave flaws -- often real crimes -- of contemporary society in more far-reaching ways than short-term reform. Parecon is the most serious effort I know to provide a very detailed possible answer to some of these questions, crucial ones, based on serious thought and careful analysis." ~Noam Chomsky
By Patrick at 09:07 AM | Permalink

January 23, 2006

Your Christian President
"How much longer will Christians excuse President Bush's blatantly anti-Christian policies and personal behavior?" A conservative Christian critical of the Bush/Cheney administration.
By Patrick at 10:46 PM | Permalink

January 15, 2006

The Republican Loyalty Quiz
Politically polarised -- the results are you're either Republican or Democrat -- but good for a gut laugh anyway.
By Patrick at 02:22 PM | Permalink

January 08, 2006

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS)
Founded in 2001, ACS is comprised of law students, lawyers, scholars, judges, policymakers, activists and other concerned individuals who are working to ensure that the fundamental principles of human dignity, individual rights and liberties, genuine equality, and access to justice are in their rightful, central place in American law.
By Patrick at 11:49 AM | Permalink

January 06, 2006

Critiques Of Libertarianism
The only American political trend scarier than neoconservatism is right libertarianism.
By Patrick at 09:49 AM | Permalink

January 02, 2006

Truth Out
TO began in the aftermath of the 2000 presidential election hoping that to reach a few people, have some small impact on the dialog, and maybe just maybe try to restore a little integrity. Today TO is visited more than 4 million times per month by readers seeking the straight story and wanting to be involved in building a better tomorrow.
By Patrick at 06:05 PM | Permalink

December 30, 2005

Online Encyclopedia of Western Signs and Ideograms: Symbols.com contains more than 1,600 articles about 2,500 Western signs, arranged into 54 groups according to their graphic characteristics.
By Patrick at 02:30 PM | Permalink

December 28, 2005

Ban T-Shirts
This t-shirt shop creates some of my favourite designs, including "Who would Jesus bomb?" Excellent design sense and rockin political sensibility.
By Patrick at 11:53 AM | Permalink

October 17, 2005

American Civil Liberties Union
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is America’s guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in the U.S.A by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
By Patrick at 03:00 AM | Permalink

September 30, 2005

WITNESS, founded by Peter Gabriel partners with human rights defenders, training them to use video to document abuse and create change.
By Patrick at 04:17 PM | Permalink
GNN.tv -- Guerilla News Network
Guerrilla News Network is an independent news organization with headquarters in New York City and production facilities in Berkeley, California. Our mission is to expose people to important global issues through cross-platform guerrilla programming.
By Patrick at 04:11 PM | Permalink

September 24, 2005

Anarchism is a widely disputed label, there are probably as many different kinds of anarchisms as there are different ideologies or traditions in statism. But what does anarchism mean? The new Anarchism.net tries to answer this question.
By Patrick at 08:20 PM | Permalink

September 05, 2005

Critical Acclaim
A topsites list featuring popular politically progressive pages and sites in categories such as blogs, resources, thinkers, texts & media, history and much more.
By Patrick at 12:40 PM | Permalink

August 28, 2005

Climate Ark - Climate Change Portal
Probably the web's best portal for climate change information, dedicated to promoting public policy that addresses global climate change through reductions in carbon dioxide and other emissions, renewable energy, energy conservation and ending deforestation.
By Patrick at 01:36 PM | Permalink

August 21, 2005

The t-shirt store front for Red Hand Media which has "the goal of providing professional graphic design at an affordable price for Native American and other underserved populations around the world." The Tees rock!
By Patrick at 01:47 PM | Permalink