Caveat lector. In spite of my best efforts, link rot inevitably sets in. Please report broken links to Val - thanks.
3 Quarks Daily - Fascinating arts & letters blog, with a good dose of science.
About Poetry - The poetry section of the vast About portal.
The Arab - Independent magazine on Middle Eastern politics, culture and social affairs with some online content.
Arts & Letters Daily - Magnificent. ALD is the best aggregator of interesting articles.
ArtsJournal.com - "A daily digest of arts and cultural journalism."
Green Integer - Home of the very wonderful Green Integer Review, an online journal of poetry & fiction, interviews, essays & reviews, bios, and links.
iBiblio - Fully searchable digital literature, non-fiction and reference material.
Jacket - Probably the best online poetry magazine.
Logos Journal - Quarterly journal of culture, politics and society.
Mike Jay - Articles by the great man himself.
Other Voices - Online cultural criticism.
Poetry Library - Over 80,000 volumes.
Poets Against The War (US) - The 400lb gorilla of anti-Iraq war poetry.
Unlikely 2.0 - Jonathan Penton's arts mag.
Gregory Whitehead - From nthposition's favourite essayist, radio historian, experimenter in sound and prankster.
AlterNet - Excellent online magazine and information resource.
American Civil Liberties Union - Invaluable since 1920.
Amnesty International - "Working to protect human rights worldwide"
Anti-War.com - Libertarian and non-interventionist.
Center for Public Integrity - Investigative journalism in the public interest.
Common Dreams - "Breaking news & views for the progressive community".
Crimes of War - Aims to "promote understanding of international humanitarian law among journalists, policymakers, and the general public."
Electronic Frontier Foundation - "Protecting rights and promoting freedom in the electronic frontier."
Fairness & Accuracy In Media - Criticising media bias and censorship since 1986.
Free Expression Clearinghouse - An alliance protecting the First Amendment right of free expression.
Freedom Forum - "News about free press, free speech and free spirit."
Freedom of Information Act - FBI/DoJ site.
Friends of the Earth - Venerable campaigning environmental group.
Gatt.org - Looks just like the World Trade Organisation's official website.
Human Rights Library - Bibliographies, research guides, and a jaw-droppingly good link section.
Human Rights Watch - US-based human rights organisation.
The Independent Institute - Interesting US-based think tank.
Index On Censorship - Protecting free speech.
International Relations and Security Network - Swiss-based organisation with international relations search engine.
Move On - "Democracy in action."
Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - Excellent peace site.
Peacefire - A youth alliance against blocking software, which bars access to sites the manufacturers have decided are verboten including the ACLU, the HIV/AIDS Information Center and Fortean Times...
Douglas Valentine - Investigative articles on the CIA, Phoenix Project and more.
The Artists' Web - The indispensable Mr Kirkland, whose technical assistance keeps nthposition's electrons in order and the editor's blood pressure within normal limits, does the same for artists and their resources.
Fortean Times - The best magazine in the world. Ever. No, really.
Knightsbridge Online - nthposition's lovely ISP. If you're UK-based and need smooth, competent hosting and a friendly voice at the end of a phone, go no further.
Strange Attractor - "We are the voices in your head". Unpopular culture from the bleeding heart of London.
Heifer Project International - Donate one animal to a family, they share its offspring, and soon the village has a herd.
Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture - Care and rehabilitation for survivors of torture and other forms of organised violence.
The Pavement - The magazine for London's homeless men and woman, run by volunteers. Donate if you can. (Disclosure: nthposition's Val is a trustee.)