nthposition online magazine


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Arts & letters - Politics - Miscellaneous - Good stuff

Arts & letters

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.

Good stuff

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.)