Links to News Sources  

USA Newspapers

1.    The Washington Post 

2.    The New York Times

3.    The Los Angeles Times

4.    The Economist

5.    The Wall Street Journal

6.    The Seattle Times

7.    The Tacoma Weekly  

8.    Tacoma News-Tribune

9.    The Olympian 

10.Spokane Spokesman Review

11.The Fresno Bee 


Northwest Sites of Interest

1.    UW's local Climate Impacts Group 

2.    The Sightline Institute   

3.    The Budget & Policy Center  

4.    Economic Opportunity Institute  

5.    Washington State Institute for Public Policy 

6.    A link site for Many WA state newspapers etc.  

7.    Same deal for Oregon  Newspapers etc.


Political Blogs

1.     The Empty Wheel 

2.    Defense 360 Bad Ideas 

3.    Lawfare blog

4.    Just Security  

5.    Balkinization

6.    Robert Reich's blog

7.    Greg Schneier’s security blog  

8.    Krebs on Security  

9.    Arms Control Wonk

10.Nuclear Threat Initiative  

11.The Register  (UK)

12.Secrecy News, from FAS

13.CRS reports, from FAS 

14.Open Secrets (Ctr for Responsive Pol)

15.The CrossTab 

16.Foreign Policy blog


18.The Monkeycage  (Wa. Post)

19.Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball  

20.Washington Note 

21.CBO Director’s Blog   

22.the SCOTUS blog




Other Media Sources


2.    Some  Environmental News sites 

3.    Scientific American's Observations blog

4.    WA Center for Equitable Growth 

5.    The New York Review of Books 

6.    Project on Govt Oversight (POGO)

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

8.    Pro Publica

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

10.Democracy Now 

11.The Hill 

12.The Bureau Investigates  

13.Public Intelligence

14.The New Yorker Magazine

15.Mother Jones e-zine site

16.Economic Hardship Reporting Project 

17.Al-Jazeera’s English site

18.Jerusalem Post

19.The Dailykos blog/news site

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

21.Existential Comics 


Some Economics Blogs

1.    Institute for New Economic Thinking 

2.    The Undercover Economist 

3.    Economist’s View 

4.    Econlife 

5.    The Enlightened Economist  

6.    MishTalk 

7.    Eggonomics  

8.    Center for Economic and Policy Research

9.    Grasping Reality With The Invisible Hand

10.Bradley Hansen's blog 

11.Equality of Opportunity Project

12.Calculated Risk  

13.Project Syndicate  

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

15.The Real World Economics Review, and their blog   

16.Paul Krugman  at the NYT



19.The Distressed Communities Index



Non-USA Newspapers

1.    The Guardian (US)  or the UK edition.

2.    The Independent (UK) 

3.    The Times of India  

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 National Bureau of Economic Research 

2.    The Bureau of Economic Analysis

3.    The Bureau of Labor Statistics    

4.    Trading Economics 

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

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