Alternative News Sources


Common Dreams ( - publishes breaking news from a progressive perspective and the latest ideas and opinions of some of the world's best progressive writers and activists. Please see this link for the most popular articles published in the last year. Each one of them is worth your time to read.”

Democracy Now ( - the premier “daily newsroom” of the populist movement; a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.


The Nation ( - the oldest (and one of the best) alternative press sources in the country.


The Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research ( - alternative international news source; goals include conflict-mitigation, peace research and education to improve conflict understanding at all levels and promote alternative security and global development based on nonviolent politics, economics, sustainability and ethics of care.


Truthout ( - works to broaden and diversify the political discussion by introducing independent voices and focusing on undercovered issues and unconventional thinking.


Waging Nonviolence ( - news and analysis blog covering nonviolent movements around the world.


Z Communications ( - excellent source of alternative, anti-war news.