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.    The Tacoma Weekly 

8.    Tacoma News-Tribune

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.    Northwest Progressive Institute  and their Pacific NW Portal (a must-see) 

5.    Economic Opportunity Institute  

6.    Washington State Institute for Public Policy 

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

8.    Same deal for Oregon  Newspapers etc.


Political Blogs

1.    Balkinization

2.    Lawfare blog

3.    Greg Schneier’s security blog  

4.    Just Security  

5.    The Register  (UK)

6.    Secrecy News, from FAS

7.    CRS reports, from FAS 

8.    Georgetown Law Security News Brief

9.    Arms Control Wonk

10.Foreign Policy blog

11.Project on Government Oversight 


13.The Monkeycage

14.Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball  

15.Washington Note 

16.Capitol Eye

17.CBO Director’s Blog   

18.Center for Effective Govt 

19.Center for Regulatory Effectiveness

20.OMB blog

21.the SCOTUS blog




Other Media Sources

1.    Thirteen  Environmental News sites 

2.    WA Center for Equitable Growth 

3.    The New York Review of Books 

4.    Project on Govt Oversight (POGO)

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

6.    Pro Publica

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

8.    Democracy Now 

9.    Moyers' Spotlight on Inequality page

10.HuffPost's Black Voices 

11.NewsOne for Black America directory of news sites

13.Rolling Stone

15.The Bureau Investigates  

16.Public Intelligence

17.The New Yorker Magazine

18.Mother Jones e-zine site

19.Economic Hardship Reporting Project 

20.Al-Jazeera’s English site

21.Jewish Daily Forward 


23.Jerusalem Post

24.The Dailykos blog/news site

25.United for Peace of Pierce Co.

26.Democracy ("a journal of ideas")

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


Some Economics Blogs

1.    The Distressed Communities Index

2.    Center for Economic and Policy Research

3.    Grasping Reality With The Invisible Hand

4.    Equality of Opportunity Project

5.    Calculated Risk  

6.    Ezra Klein’s Blog  

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

8.    #4 above and many others offer entries on Project Syndicate  

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

10.The Real World Economics Review, and their blog   

11.Economist’s View 

12.Paul Krugman’s Conscience of a Liberal  


14.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 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