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CURRENT FAVORITES
 

Economic Collapse—u tube links

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbD62gNi9WE, congress lady on Wall Street bails out. 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7MCohPgkXo great overview of the banking crunch, by fedupusa.org

 

On McCain and Obama

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBK8hGLVCoU&NR=1 McCain voted consistently for deregulation, confirmation of the saying, show me a politician and I’ll show you a liar

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFDCIfUA9ZE&feature=related Ralph Nader on Obama’s bad voting record on regulation, etc. 

WAR FRAUD

http://www.brasschecktv.com/page/307.html Sen. Byron Dorgan on war fraud You Tube, index at /index.php, a collection of over 200 pod casts.  

 

VOTER FRAUD

http://www.freeforall.tv/Trailer.html, news cast on how the election was stolen. 

 

http://www.stealbackyourvote.com/ Palast & Kennedy intro pod cast.  There will be a download of their 24 page comic book by the 1st of October  

 

 

JUST FOR FUN

http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&VideoID=29170400 Diebold releases 2008 results in April.

http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&VideoID=42592874 collapse of Anti-Bush industry news cast, very professional

This is one of the most entertaining (musical cartoons) websites mostly on current events—middle of the road.   A fun one that sings out musically the consequences of outsourcing http://www.jibjab.com/originals/big_box_mart

MUSICAL

COUNTRY JOE IS BACK WITH A NEW SONG - CHECK IT OUT!
http://www.countryjoe.com/epitaph.htm#support

http://www.peacevigils.com/music.html large collection of music links, (right click then open links in new window).

 

http://www.peacevigils.com/music.html, large collection of antiwar song links, various artists including Neil Young at http://streamos.wbr.com/wmedia/wbr/neilyoung/families4.3.wvx

 

http://www.op-critical.com/tunes.php hard rock songs

 

http://www.jtmp.org/, the Justice Through Music site, links to songs, plus lots of links

 

http://www.current.tv/pods/supernews/ about 20 pod cast political satire and music

 

http://www.airamerica.com/listen/, comedy, etc. Air America Radio

 

Political & economics: 

http://www.americanprogressaction.org a site given to current critical news of president and congress with copious links to articles supporting their criticisms. 

 

http://www.consortiumnews.com an investigative news site with noted reporters covering primarily the Bush administration and their war on truth. 

 

http://www.ctj.org/, Current Tax Issues, a serious look at the government giveaway to the rich and corporations.  http://www.ctj.org/pdf/bush0105.pdf an excellent account of the tax cut of Bush and the resulting deficit. 

 

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/socialism.htm An excellent source on British history, and thereby on trade union movement, socialism, parliament, and much, much, more

 

http://truthout.org/ a current-events site critical of the actions of the U.S. government.

 

http://william-king.www.drexel.edu/top/prin/txt/marx/ApxToC.html an instructive evaluation of  Marx’s economic theory, and recent developments in Marxist economics.  Part of an on line textbook on economics.   Based on lecture notes for Drexel courses in Economics by Roger A. McCain. 

 

http://www.wagingpeace.org/menu/resources/web-links/index.htm Large library on war industry

 

http://www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/library/links/index.htm Similar

ECONOMICS & POLITICAL

 

http://www.cato.org/:  a conservative Washington organization that has been issuing slanted, scholarly studies for decades. 

 

http://www.citizen.org/:   represents consumer interest in Congress and courts; advocacy and drug articles.

 

http://www.corporations.org/:  on how our government gives charity to the rich and business.  Great links and concise articles. 

 

http://www.freedocumentaries.org/  large library of political films, most over 60 minutes—great link.

 

http://www.greenleft.org.au/links.php:  excellent collection of current news about the various indigenous socialist movements and other articles

 

http://www.inthesetimes.com/ a pro-labor monthly magazine with left-liberal articles on much more

 

http://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/index.htm:  the Karl Marx library. 

 

http://www.ratical.com/:   excellent collection of articles on economics and politics.  There one on NAFTA at Seven is eye-opening.

 

http://www.rism.org/isg/dlp/ganja/introduction/index.html:  cannabis, usage in Jamaica, and a great collection of links

 

http://www.taxpayer.net/: news on government spending.

 

http://www.tompaine.com/:  an excellent liberal news source with daily updates plus current events articles.

 

http://hdr.undp.org/:  they do serious research on human development and publish it in books, there is a data section and some good links.

 

http://www.well.com/user/mick/newagept.html:  An excellent alphabetical listing of new age terms with humorous definitions.

 

http://www.whitehouseforsale.org/: gets to the core problem of the marriage of politicians and big business via the purse.

 

link to political cartoons
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link to political cartoons

Teddy Roosevelt's advice that, "We must drive the special interests out of politics. The citizens of the United States must effectively control the mighty commercial forces which they have themselves called into being. There can be no effective control of corporations while their political activity remains."

FREE DOCUMENTARIES

 

http://www.freedocumentaries.org Excellent collection of films for free; over 80 including Sicko by Michael Moore.