Town Herald Resources

More than just "an unnamed source"


Think Tanks & PACs (Political Action Committees)

Political Parties and specialists with an axe to grind.  They know what is best for us all if only we'd listen!


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website of (progressive) alternative news sources (USA)

American Civil Liberties Union
website (liberal) devoted to preserving individual liberty (USA)

American Enterprise Institute
website (conservative) devoted to commentary on public policy (USA)

American Politics Journal
website (liberal) devoted to commentary on public policy (USA)

Amnesty International

website (liberal) devoted to freeing political prisoners around the world (USA)

CATO Institute
website (libertarian) devoted to commentary on public policy (USA)

Citizens Against Government Waste
website (liberal) devoted to commentary on spending taspayers' money (USA)

SourceWatch (formerly Disinfopedia)

website (liberal) devoted to exposing public relations advertising and propaganda (USA)

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
website (conservative) devoted to defending individual student rights (USA)

website (conservative) of an email newsletter devoted to commentary on foreign policy; tied to the World Tribune (USA)

Global Green Parties

website (progressive) devoted to the Green Political Party in the US and environmental politics (USA)


website (liberal) devoted to environmental politics (USA)



Institute for Research on Poverty
website (progressive) devoted to researching poverty issues [emphasis on US Midwest; funded by US Dept. of Health & Human Services] (USA)

National Center for Policy Analysis
website (conservative) devoted to develop and promote private alternatives to government regulation and control (USA)

New Party
website (progressive) devoted to election reform (USA)

Political Science Resources Think Tanks (list)
University of Michigan Documents Center listing of many political science resources (including think tanks) (USA)

Rainbow/PUSH Coalition
website (progressive) devoted to African-American political commentary from the Rev. Jesse Jackson (USA)

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
website (progressive) devoted to environmental issues emphasizing the oceans (USA)

Statistical Assessment Service
website which monitors media to expose abuse of science and statistics (USA)

website (conservative) of an e-mail newsletter devoted to commentary on foreign policy (USA)

United For Fair Economy
website (progressive) of social and political economic issues with a minority emphasis (USA)

United States Institute of Peace

website of (progressive) organization devoted to promoting peaceful resolution of conflict (USA)


Last Updated: February 24, 2005