BUSINESS and FINANCE
OTHER LEGAL RESOURCES
American Immigration Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
The National Association for Justice
Illinois Legal Aid
National Consumer Law Center
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers NACDL
Southern Poverty Law Center
Jewish Council on Urban Affairs
Illinois Department of Labor
US Bankruptcy Court for the N.D. of IL
US Supreme Court
DuPage County Circuit Court
Lake County Circuit Court
Kane County Circuit Court
US District Court for N.D. IL
IL Department of Corrections inmate search
Cook County Sheriff inmate search
ICE inmate search
NEWS, POLITICS, ACTIVISM
In These Times
Third Coast Press
Channel 11 Chicago
WBBM 780 News radio
BBC World News
World Press Review
San Jose Mercury News
The American Prospect
Adbusters Monthly magazine devoted to the critique of consumerism and corporate media.
AlterNet News magazine and online community that creates original journalism and amplifies dozens of other alternative media sources.
Antiwar.com Antiwar news, viewpoints, and activities.
Axis of Logic News and commentary which are often ignored or whitewashed by the mainstream media. Has columnists living in different countries and covers many of subjects.
Centre for Research on Globalisation Independent media and research group of writers, scholars and journalists. Publishes news articles, analysis and intelligence on the New World Order.
Common Dreams "Breaking news and views for the progressive community", with links to news items and opinion pieces from around the world.
Consortiumnews.com Underreport ed news and forgotten history from investigative online magazine.
CorpWatch One of the best corporate criticism sources.
CorporateWatch Updated archives and articles tracking the actions of British corporations.
Democracy Now! Daily news program airing on over 350 stations in North America. Provides audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the US corporate-sponsored media.
Dissident Voice Internet newsletter dedicated to challenging the distortions and lies of the corporate press and the privileged classes it serves.
Disinformation Collects data on current affairs, politics, new science and the "hidden information", ignored by corporate-owned media conglomerates.
Eat the State! Forum for anti-authoritarian political opinion, research and humor.
Fight Back! Newspaper providing coverage and analysis of some of the key battles facing working and low-income people.
Global Issues Provides insights into global issues that may be misrepresented but are all closely related. Topics include human rights, trade, globalization, poverty, and environment related issues.
Independent Media Center Collective of independent media organizations and journalists offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage.
Index on Censorship Bi-monthly magazine widening the debates on freedom of expression through interviews, reportage, banned literature, and polemic from some of the world's best writers.
Inequality.org Interesting information on income inequalities.
Information Clearing House Independent media "source of unreported (or under reported) news from around the globe".
Inter Press Service (IPS) Covers news from the "Third World", promotes information on development issues, and helps create a better balance and flow of international news.
Left Business Observer Alternative magazine on economics and politics.
National Security Archive Collects and publishes declassified documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
New Economics Foundation Independent think-and-do tank challenging mainstream thinking on economic, environment and social issues.
OneWorld Global network of over 900 organizations working in human rights and sustainable development.
Online Journal Features variety of alternative news and views.
OpenDemocracy Offers global news analysis and commentary from a pro-democracy, pro-human rights perspective.
Opensecrets.org Sponsored by the Center for Responsive Politics, a non-partisan research group that tracks money in politics, and its effect on elections and public policy.
Progress Report Daily news reports on politics, economics, and environment.
RINF Source for alternative news from around the world, which is updated around the clock.
Scavenger, The Online magazine with alternative, progressive news, features and commentary.
Swans Online journal providing critical commentaries of news.
TomDispatch Regular antidote to the mainstream media. Written by Tom Engelhardt, a fellow at the Nation Institut.
TomPaine.com Online public affairs journal of progressive analysis and commentary.
truthout Provides access to "reader-supported news instead of advertiser-supported news".
Undercurrents Aims to bring about positive social and environmental change using various forms of media, currently being video, audio and internet.
UNObserver Magazine examines the activities of the UN and other international organizations. Publishes the opposing views of many rival Heads of State, along with the opinions of independent experts, shadowing the political agendas of world leaders and their policies.
USWGO Alternative News Political action center and community forums dedicated to resisting the new world order.
War in Context Alternative perspectives on the war on terrorism and the Middle East conflict - articles from the global press and progressive media.
War On Want Fights poverty in developing countries in partnership and solidarity with people affected by globalization.
WikiLeaks Non-profit media organization dedicated to bringing important news and information to the public. This site provides an innovative, secure and anonymous way for independent sources around the world to leak information to journalists of WikiLeaks.
World War 4 Report Monitors the global War on Terrorism and its implications for human rights, democracy and ecology.
Worldchanging Online magazine covering tools, models, and ideas for building a better future.
Worldwatch Institute Independent research organization providing fact-based analysis of critical global issues.
Z Net Activist resource and site of US premier alternative magazine.