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 Times

6.    The Tacoma Weekly 

7.    Tacoma News-Tribune

8.    The Olympian 

9.    Spokane Spokesman Review

10.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.    Lawfare blog

2.    Just Security  

3.    Balkinization

4.    Greg Schneier’s security blog  

5.    Arms Control Wonk

6.    Nuclear Threat Initiative  

7.    The Register  (UK)

8.    Secrecy News, from FAS

9.    CRS reports, from FAS 

10.Open Secrets (Ctr for Responsive Pol)

11.Foreign Policy blog


13.The Monkeycage  (Wa. Post)

14.Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball  

15.Washington Note 

16.CBO Director’s Blog   

17.the SCOTUS blog




Other Media Sources


2.    Some  Environmental News sites 

3.    WA Center for Equitable Growth 

4.    The New York Review of Books 

5.    Project on Govt Oversight (POGO)

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

7.    Pro Publica

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

9.    Democracy Now 

10.The Hill 

11.The Bureau Investigates  

12.Public Intelligence

13.The New Yorker Magazine

14.Mother Jones e-zine site

15.Economic Hardship Reporting Project 

16.Al-Jazeera’s English site

17.Jerusalem Post

18.The Dailykos blog/news site

19.Democracy ("a journal of ideas")

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


Some Economics Blogs

1.    Institute for New Economic Thinking 

2.    Center for Economic and Policy Research

3.    Grasping Reality With The Invisible Hand

4.    Equality of Opportunity Project

5.    Calculated Risk  

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

7.    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 


15.The Distressed Communities Index



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 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