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.
Online Encyclopedia of Western Signs and Ideograms: contains more than 1,600 articles about 2,500 Western signs, arranged into 54 groups according to their graphic characteristics.

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.

An Appeal to the Young
Peter Kropotkin, famed and admired intellectual and anarchist, addresses young men and women about to enter the professions. "Ay, all of us together, we who suffer and are insulted daily, we are a multitude whom no man can number, we are the ocean that can embrace and swallow up all else." ~ Kropotkin

Rumsfeld's War
Excellent documentary co-production of PBS and The Washington Post analysing the process by which the Bush administration committed America to the Iraqi War.

Critical Thinkers :: Howard Zinn
My own Howard Zinn resource page, with annotated links and selected bibliography.
Simple, utterly compelling, chilling: apocalyptic. A motorcycle ride through the Chernobyl dead-zone.
A good alternative press article (Rumbo News) outlining the history of dissent in the United States and the repression of it by American governments throughout that history.