How many of you are sick & tired of celebrity news? How many of you think it funny that the antics of Justin Bieber makes it into serious news, just after another explosion in Iraq and before the sectarian civil  war in Syria?The stars of the entertainment/sports worlds are the drugs pushed for public consumption & distraction -the electronic opiates of the masses. We are literally entertaining ourselves to death. It is sickening. A way out of this wasteland & of  (re)thinking the world beyond the standard stories/narratives of the mainstream corporate media in the to check out alternative resources like the following:

Al Jazeera Documentaries


Big Think

Bulleting of the Atomic Scientists

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

Business Week

Center for Economic and Policy Research


Consortium News



Dandelion Salad

Davey D’s Hip Hop Corner

 The Democracy Center

Democracy Now


Dissident Voice


Earth First! Newswire

Electric Sheep

Electronic Frontier Foundation


Entitled Opinions 

 Everyday Feminism 

Fare Forward


Film Studies for Free

Floating Sheep Free Speech Radio 


 The Funambulist 



Global Issues

Global News

Global Research

Global Voices

Green is the New Red

The Guardian

 Guernica Daily 

History Commons 

History News Network 

Informal Encyclopedia of Education

Infoshop News

 The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists 

 Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice & Criminology

Jump Cut

Law and Disorder Radio



London Review of Books 

London School of Economics and Political Science

Los Angeles Review of Books

Making Contact

Matt Bors

 Media Lens 

The Medium and the Message 

Monthly Review

Moyers & Company 



Naked Capitalism 

National Center foe Case Study Teaching in Science 

 National Film Board of Canada (NFB) 

The National Police Misconduct Reporting Project (NPMRP)

 NewBlackMan (In Exile) 

New Politics 

 The New York Review of Books 

On Being

Online University of the Left

Open Culture

Organizing Upgrade 

People and Power

Police State USA

Practical Ethics 

Prison Radio 

Project Censored 

Pro Publica 

 Public International Radio

Radical Criminology


 Radio Open Source

Radio West

Reader Supported News

The Real News

Religion Dispatches

ROAR (Reflections on a Revolution)

Richard D. Wolff

RSA Animate

Secrecy for Sale: Inside the Global Offshore Money Maze

Security and Liberty

Smiley and West

The Sociological Cinema

Sociological Images

The Stone 

Tavis Smiley

Teaching Media

Teaching Tolerance

Think Africa Press

Thought Maybe

Tim Wise 


True African Original



The Understory

Union of Concerned Scientists 

Unwelcome Guest

Uprising Radio

Uprooting Criminology: A Reasoned Plot (

Verso Books Blog

Waging Non-Violence


Words Without Borders


Z Net



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