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  • 2600 The hacker quarterly

  • American Politics Journal opinion, invective, satire since 1988 online

  • Anarchist Age Weekly Review Anarchist commentary on Local, National, International events (Australia) online

  • ARC Caribbean art and culture

  • ASAP Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy online

  • Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies online

  • Author featuring interviews with best-selling and first-time authors, reviews, articles online

  • Autostraddle a progressively feminist online community online

  • Babble for a new generation of moms online

  • Bad Subjects Political Education for Everyday Life online

  • Eat the State! anti-authoritarian political opinion, research, and humor

  • The Ecologist environmental affairs magazine

  • Edge promote inquiry into/discussion of intellectual, philosophical, artistic, and literary issues online

  • The Electric Review critiques of recent book and music releases online

  • Environment science and policy for sustainable development

  • Escape into Life pushing the boundaries of visual art and literature

  • Ethical Consumer (UK) leading alternative consumer organization

  • Extra! magazine of well-documented media criticism

  • Feminist Formations feminists from around the world articulate research, theory, activism, teaching, and learning

  • Fifth Estate an anti-authoritarian magazine of ideas & action

  • Film Threat film reviews, film festival coverage, exclusive filmmaker interviews, original video content online

  • First Things journal of religion, culture, and public life

  • The Flaneur an illustrated journal of global culture online

  • Flatpicking Guitar dedicated to presenting all aspects of the art of flatpicking the acoustic guitar

  • The Freeman explores the principles underlying a free society

  • fRoots essential worldwide roots music guide

  • FUSE source for visual culture and cultural analysis

  • Gadfly culture that matters

  • Gay Parent publication dedicated to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender parenting

  • Geist a Canadian literary magazine of ideas and culture
  • Genders theories in art, literature, history, music, TV, film online

  • Green Horizon Quarterly articles that explore, clarify, and analyze Green leadership in different dimensions

  • Green Teacher helps youth educators enhance environmental and global education

  • Guernica magazine of arts and politics online

  • GUTS Canadian Feminist Magazine (Canada) feminism, fiction, nonfiction, interviews, reviews online

  • Herb Companion focuses on the joys of gardening and cooking with herbs

  • Herb Quarterly bringing the joy of herbs and herb gardening

  • HerbalGram American Botanical Council’s scientific quarterly journal

  • Herizons Canadian feminist magazine that delivers the inside scoop on the Canadian women's movement

  • High Country News for people who care about the West

  • Home Power most comprehensive technical coverage of solar, wind, and microhydro electricity

  • An Honest Tune southern journal of jam online

  • HopeDance radical solutions inspiring hope

  • The Horn Book Magazine essential for everyone who cares about children's and young adult literature

  • Imagine dedicated to providing curious young minds with the information and inspiration they need

  • Index on Censorship repositories of original, challenging, controversial and intelligent writing on free expression issues

  • Indian Country Today nation's leading American Indian news source

  • Information for Social Change examines issues of censorship, freedom and ethics amongst library and information workers (UK) online

  • Inroads Canadian journal of opinion

  • International Socialist Review journal of revolutionary Marxism

  • Inthefray seeing the world through different I’s online

  • Kyoto Journal perspectives from Asia online

  • Left Curve an artist-produced critical magazine

  • Left History interdisciplinary journal of historical inquiry and debate

  • The Lesbian News nation's #1 magazine for Lesbians of all colors & viewpoints

  • LILIPOH life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness

  • Lilith independent, Jewish, frankly feminist

  • Literary Review of Canada the one magazine Canadians must read to remain up to date about politics and culture

  • Living Blues America's oldest and most authoritative blues magazine

  • LOHAS Journal focused on health, fitness, the environment, personal development, sustainable living, and social justice

  • Loving More only magazine dedicated exclusively to topics involving Polyamory-multi-partner relating

  • National Parks protecting national parks for future generations

  • Native Peoples the arts, culture and lifeways of the Native peoples of the Americas

  • Nerve Love. Sex. Culture. online

  • Network News publication for the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

  • The New Left Review articles, interviews, topical comments and book reviews

  • The New Republic a journal of politics and the arts

  • New Voices written by and for Jewish college students

  • The Next American City documents and conceives realistic solutions about how to make cities better

  • Nutrition Action Healthletter newsletter for the Center for Science in the Public Interest

  • OffBeat dedicated to New Orleans and Louisiana music and culture

  • On The Issues a magazine of critical, independent thinking online

  • OnEarth independent, groundbreaking environmental journalism

  • Open Spaces dedicated to openness of attitude, intellect and approach

  • Our Times Canada's independent labour magazine

  • Out Gay & Lesbian

  • Radical History Review on the cutting edge of historical analysis

  • Reason free minds and free markets

  • Religion Watch monitoring trends in contemporary religion

  • Resurgence at the heart of earth, art and spirit

  • RFD open forum for new ideas, radical views and controversial issues

  • Ricepaper (Canada) devoted to showcasing Asian-Canadian artists, writers, performers and innovators

  • RiseUp a newspaper and online magazine celebrating race and ethnicity

  • S/tick (Canada)

  • SAGE Magazine Expanding environmentalism online online
  • SageWoman celebrating the goddess in every woman

  • Sampsonia Way celebrating literary freedom of expression online

  • Satellite focuses on cities, culture and politics

  • Shots Magazine photography

  • Shout Out UK opening the minds of a voiceless generation online

  • Sierra Magazine "Exploring, Enjoying, and Protecting the Planet"
  • Skeptic Magazine examining extraordinary claims, exploring revolutionary ideas, and promoting good science

  • Skeptical Inquirer tells what the scientific community actually knows about claims of the paranormal

  • Social Policy reports on and analyzes contemporary movements for social change in the workplace, the community, and the world
  • Socialism and Democracy the continuing relevance of socialist politics and vision

  • Sojourners addresses issues of faith, politics, and culture from a biblical perspective

  • The Sovereign Newspaper of the resistance!

  • Space and Culture explores and critiques everyday life in contemporary cities, environment, new media

  • SQUAT Birth Journal radical midwifery
  • Strings magazine for players of bowed stringed instruments

  • The Sun uses words and photographs to invoke the splendor and heartache of being human

  • Tathaasu Eastern wisdom for mind, body, soul

  • journal of the built & natural environments online

  • Texas Observer biggest little muckraker in Texas

  • ThinkProgress project of Center for American Progress Action Fund online

  • Third World Resurgence to give a Third World perspective to the whole range of issues confronting the Third World

  • This Magazine Canadian politics, pop culture and the arts

  • Tikkun Jewish critique of politics, culture and society

  • Yes! invites readers to be part of a global community of change makers

  • Yoga Journal retreat for Yoga poses, classes, meditation, and life


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