Links to News Sources  

USA Newspapers

1.    The New York Times

2.    The Los Angeles Times

3.    The Economist

4.    The Wall Street Journal

5.    The Seattle Post-Intelligencer

6.    The Seattle Times

7.    Tacoma News-Tribune

8.    Spokane Spokesman Review

9.    The Fresno Bee 


Political Blogs

1.    Balkinization

2.    Lawfare blog

3.    Greg Schneier’s security blog  

4.    Understanding Society 

5.    Georgetown Law Security News Brief

6.    Ethan Zuckerman’s blog and his web page  on the media 

7.    Arms Control Wonk

8.    Foreign Policy blog

9.    Nate Silver etc. at FiveThirtyEight  

10.The Washington Poll tracks results in the state of WA

11.The Economist’s Democracy In America blog

12.Project on Government Oversight 


14.Tacoma NT Political Buzz 

15.The Monkeycage

16.Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball  

17.Abu Aardvark (M. Lynch)

18.Progressiverealist  (US Foreign Policy)

19.Washington Note 

20.Capitol Eye

21.CBO Director’s Blog   

22.Center for Effective Govt 

23.Center for Regulatory Effectiveness

24.OMB blog

25.the SCOTUS blog



More policy oriented links here 



Other Media Sources

1.    WA Center for Equitable Growth 

2.    The New York Review of Books 

3.    Rolling Stone 


5.    Democracy Now 

6.    Moyers' Spotlight on Inequality page

7.    The Intercept (Glenn Greenwald et. al.)

8.    Pro Publica

9.    The Washington Wire (Our WA)

10.Huff Post Blog  

11.Project on Govt Oversight (POGO)

12.HuffPost's Black Voices 

13.NewsOne for Black America directory of news sites

15.The Bureau Investigates  

16.Secrecy News, from FAS

17.Public Intelligence

18.The New Yorker Magazine

19.truthdig (winner of Webby, 2010 & 2011)

20.Yale’s Environment 360 

21.Grist focuses on environmental news

22.Environmental Health News  

23.Greenwire is about environmental & energy policy news

24.Environmental News Service 

25.Mother Jones e-zine site

26.Economic Hardship Reporting Project 

27.Al-Jazeera’s English site

28.Jewish Daily Forward 


30.Jerusalem Post

31.The Guardian's The Palestinian Papers   

32.The Dailykos blog/news site

33.United for Peace of Pierce Co.

34.The Onion, “America’s Finest News Source.”


Some Economics Blogs

1.    Center for Economic and Policy Research

2.    Grasping Reality With The Invisible Hand

3.    Equality of Opportunity Project

4.    Calculated Risk  

5.    Ezra Klein’s Blog  

6.    Felix Salmon…. “A Slice of Lime in the Soda”

7.    #4 above and many others offer entries on Project Syndicate  

8.    IGM Forum asks a bunch of real economists what they think about various issues 

9.    The Real World Economics Review, and their blog   

10.Economist’s View 

11.Paul Krugman’s Conscience of a Liberal  


13.Baseline Scenario 




Non-USA Newspapers

1.    The Guardian (UK)

2.    The Independent (UK)

3.    The New Statesman 

4.    World Crunch (translated news)

5.    WatchingAmerica (world news digest about USA)

6.    Japan Times Online  

Some links about fields in Politics & Govt.

1.      US Government 

2.     Public Policy  (see also Law & Justice, below)

3.      International Relations, Security, war and peace

4.      Law, Justice  (see also Public Policy, above)

5.     Political Theory  

6.     Political Geography Now 


Do you like numbers, data?  Check

1.    The Bureau of Economic Analysis

2.    The Bureau of Labor Statistics    

3.    Trading Economics 

4.    The library at Princeton has a page on stat sources on the internet

5.    Economic Magic has lots of time series charts and graphs

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