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    2600 The hacker quarterly

    A&U magazine collecting, archiving, publishing and distributing the growing body of art, activism, and current events emanating from the AIDS pandemic online

    Adbusters fighting back against the hostile takeover of our psychological, physical and cultural environments by commercial forces. online online

    Advocate world’s leading gay news source reporting monthly on news, politics, business, medical issues, fine arts, and entertainment online online

    Aeon digital magazine of arts and culture online

    Alternatives Journal Canada’s national environmental magazine online online

    Amerasia Journal the leading interdisciplinary journal in Asian American Studies online

    American Atheists fighting for the civil liberties of atheists and the total, absolute separation of government and religion online

    The American Interest an independent voice devoted to the broad theme of “America in the world.”  online online

    The American Prospect aiming to advance liberal and progressive goals through reporting, analysis, and debate online online online

    The American Scholar a quarterly magazine of public affairs, science, history, literature, and culture online online

    Anarchist Studies research into the history, culture, theory and practice of anarchism online

    Anarcho-Syndicalist Review an independent labor magazine online

    Anastamos: Interdisciplinary Journal focusing on a single topic with diverse perspectives on the human experience online

    Another Gaze feminist film journal highlighting the gender inequality of the film industry and amplifying the voices of great, often overlooked, filmmakers who identify as women online

    Anthropocene innovative and often counterintuitive solutions to environmental and development challenges and the in-depth stories about the people and technologies behind those innovations online

    Antipode A Radical Journal of Geography online

    Are We Europe (Netherlands) exploring the often neglected and ever-changing state of the European identity by empowering aspiring European journalists online online

    Arena (Australia) a publication which has made an impact on political and cultural interpretation and practice over a period of more than thirty years online online

    ASAP Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy online

    The Atlantic politics, business, foreign affairs, and cultural trends online

    Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture & Social Justice dedicated to the ongoing growth of knowledge in the field of Women's and Gender Studies online

    Australian Book Review publishes reviews, essays, commentaries, interviews, and new creative writing, and offers prizes and programs to writers online online

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

    Autostraddle a progressively feminist online community online

    PRIZM connecting LGBTQIA+ people across Ohio to a broader community online online

    Babble for a new generation of moms online

    The Baffler interesting and unexpected left-wing political criticism, cultural analysis, short stories, poems and art online online

    Bakwa Magazine engaging in the politics of art and culture, with an emphasis on Africa and its diaspora online

    Belt Magazine independent journalism about the Rust Belt online

    Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice feminist legal publication critically examining the intersection of gender with one or more axis of subordination online

    Berkeley Journal of Sociology providing a forum to wrestle with questions of how to get from Point A to Point B online online

    Between Coasts stories from the flyover country - local journalism with a national outlook online

    Bitch Media providing a feminist critique and analysis of pop culture  online online

    Black Renaissance Noire publishes essays, poetry, fiction, photography, art, and reviews that address the full range of contemporary BLACK concerns online

    The Black Scholar devoted to the exploration of cultural, political, social, and economic issues affecting black Americans and other peoples of African descent across the world online

    Bluestockings a Brown University-based feminist-minded multimedia publication, writing from a gender-aware perspective. online

    Bookforum one of the three largest book review publications in the world online online

    Briarpatch Magazine original reporting, insight, and analysis from a grassroots perspective online

    BRIGHT Magazine reinventing storytelling about health, education, and social impact online

    Broken Pencil dedicated exclusively to exploring independent creative action online online

    Brooklyn Rail an independent forum for arts, culture, and politics throughout NYC and beyond online online

    Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists engaging science leaders, policy makers, and the public on nuclear weapons and disarmament, the changing energy landscape, emerging technologies, and climate change online

    Business Ethics writing on the fields of ethics, governance, corporate responsibility and socially responsible investing online

    BUST fierce, funny, and proud to be female online online

    Cabinet hybrid magazine of art and culture that confounds expectations of what is typically meant by the words “art,” “culture,” and sometimes even “magazine.”

    CAMERA devoted to promoting accurate and balanced coverage of Israel and the Middle East online

    Camera Obscura forum for scholarship and debate on feminism, culture, and media studies online

    Canadian Dimension for people who want to change the world online online

    Canadian Literature poetry, articles, reviews online

    Canadian Woman Studies making current writing and research on a wide variety of feminist topics accessible to the largest possible community of women online

    Capital & Class provides a critique of global capitalism in the Marxist tradition online

    Capitalism Nature Socialism journal of ecosocialism, encompassing anticapitalist perspectives that are both egalitarian and environmental online

    The Center for Public Integrity investigative journalism on issues of public concern online

    Centro Journal leading peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to the field of Puerto Rican Studies online

    Challenge a leftist magazine focusing on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict within a global context online

    Chartist providing a safe space for those who subscribe to the broad ideal of democratic socialism online

    The Chicago Reporter investigative news organization that focuses on race, poverty and income inequality in Chicago and the nation online online

    Cineaste Magazine American's leading magazine on the art and politics of the cinema online

    Cinema Scope expanding the frame on international cinema online

    City Limits investigative journalism through the prism of NYC to identify urban problems, examine their causes, explore solutions, and equip communities to take action  online

    CLEARING Magazine the primary periodical for environmental education in the PNW/Cascadia bioregion online online

    Colorlines daily new site where race matters online

    Columbia Journalism Review a deliberative mix of reporting, analysis, criticism, and commentary online online online

    The Comics Journal covers the comics medium from an arts-first perspective online

    Commentary America's premier monthly magazine of pivotal voice and opinion in Amercain intellectual life online online online

    Commonweal a forum for civil, reasoned debate on the interaction of faith with contemporary politics and culture online online online

    Communities addressing community and sharing new models for society online

    The Contemporary Pacific: A Journal of Island Affairs essays, articles, and reviews providing comprehensive coverage of contemporary developments in the entire Pacific Islands region and the global Pacific diaspora online

    CounterPunch bi-weekly muckraking newsletter online

    Countryside & Small Stock Journal where homesteaders share a wide variety of experiences and ideas about simple, sustainable, country living

    Critical Inquiry devoted to the best critical thought in the arts and humanities online

    Critical Read  telling the true stories behind important works of art online

    Critical Review An Interdisciplinary Journal of Politics and Society online online

    Critique worldwide student journal of politics online

    Cultural Critique forum for creative and provocative scholarship in the theoretical humanities and humanistic social sciences online

    Cultural Survival promoting rights, voices, and visions of indigenous peoples online

    Cultural Weekly drawing attention to our cultural environment, illuminating it, and making it better through rich conversations online

    Curve magazine best-selling lesbian magazine, spotlights all that is fresh, funny, exciting, controversial, and cutting-edge online online

    DAME "where women go for the stories people are talking about" online

    differences theoretical debates across the disciplines that address the ways concepts and categories of difference—notably but not exclusively gender—operate within culture online

    Dissident Voice providing hard-hitting, thought-provoking, entertaining news and commentaries on politics and culture, serving as ammunition in struggles for peace and social justice online

    Dollars & Sense the magazine on economic justice online online

    E - The Environmental Magazine environmental news and green living tips online

    Earth First! the voice of the radical environmental movement online

    The Echo World exploring ways of inspiring readers to live a more fulfilling and sustainable life online online

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

    Environment science and policy for sustainable development online online

    The Epoch Times independent voice reporting news responsibly and truthfully, and upholding and defending freedom of the press, freedom of speech, and freedom of assembly  online online

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

    Ethical Consumer (UK) leading alternative consumer organization online online

    Extra! magazine of well-documented media criticism online online

    The Independent the leading source of information for independent, grassroots, and activist media-makers, providing inspiration and information for their films and video projects online

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

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

    Inroads Canadian journal of opinion online online

    International Socialist Review journal of revolutionary Marxism online

    Kyoto Journal perspectives from Asia online

    Lapham's Quarterly a magazine of history & ideas online

    Left History interdisciplinary journal of historical inquiry and debate online

    Left Hooks online site based out of the Twin Cities, publishing essays, nonfiction, poetry, journalism, humor, and more online

    Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers biannual scholarly journal focusing on American women writers between the seventeenth and early twentieth century online

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

    LILIPOH life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness online

    Lilith independent, Jewish, frankly feminist online

    Literary Imagination presenting wide-ranging discussions between those committed to the reading and study of literary works online

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

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

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

    Luna Luna Magazine an online community interested in art, feminism, literature, opinion, sex, and the occult online

    National Parks protecting national parks for future generations online

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

    The New Criterion a monthly review of the arts and intellectual life online

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

    The New Republic a journal of politics and the arts online online

    New Voices written by and for Jewish college students online

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

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

    OF NOTE using the arts as a tool for social change online

    OffBeat dedicated to New Orleans and Louisiana music and culture online

    OnEarth independent, groundbreaking environmental journalism online

    Orion Magazine staking out the territory of ecology, the arts, action, and social justice online online

    Our Times Canada's independent labour magazine online

    Out Gay & Lesbian

    Radical History Review on the cutting edge of historical analysis online

    The Raymond Carver Review a biennial peer-reviewed, electronic journal that publishes the best critical work both from established and emerging Carver scholars around the world online

    Reason free minds and free markets online online

    Religion Watch monitoring trends in contemporary religion online

    Resurgence & Ecologist at the heart of earth, art and spirit online

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

    Riot Material literary-cultural magazine welcoming ideas on word, art, and forward-aiming thought online

    SAGE Magazine Expanding environmentalism online online

    SageWoman celebrating the goddess in every woman online

    Salty at Heart  promoting equality and sustainability worldwide with witty and creative content that highlights the work of female change-makers, scientists, humanitarians, politicians, artists, and explorers online

    Sampsonia Way celebrating literary freedom of expression online

    Scalawag amplifying voices of activists, artists, and writers in critical conversations about the Souths where we love, live, and struggle online

    Shots Magazine photography online

    Shout Out UK opening the minds of a voiceless generation online

    Sierra Magazine "Exploring, Enjoying, and Protecting the Planet" online

    Skeptic Magazine examining extraordinary claims, exploring revolutionary ideas, and promoting good science online

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

    The Smart Set covering culture and ideas, arts and science, global and national affairs online

    Social Policy reports on and analyzes contemporary movements for social change in the workplace, the community, and the world online online

    Socialism and Democracy the continuing relevance of socialist politics and vision online

    Socialist Standard (UK) monthly socialist newspaper focusing mainly on socialist advocacy and Marxian analysis of current events online online

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

    South: A Scholarly Journal publishing scholarly essays on the south  online

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

    STAND the magazine for men who give a damn online

    Storytelling, Self, Society covering a wide variety of topics related to oral narrative online

    Stranger's Guide art, photography, and essays with each issue evoking a single location from a multitude of exciting, new perspectives online online

    Strings magazine for players of bowed stringed instruments online online

    Tablet daily online magazine of Jewish news, ideas, and culture online

    Texas Observer biggest little muckraker in Texas online online

    ThinkProgress project of Center for American Progress Action Fund online

    This Magazine Canadian politics, pop culture and the arts online online

    Tikkun Jewish critique of politics, culture and society online online

    Trolley essay, opinion, literature, culture, and politics published by the New York State Writers Institute based at the University at Albany online

    Truthout providing independent news and commentary daily online

    Tuck Magazine political, human rights, and arts magazine for global audiences online

    The Vegetarian Journal for those interested in Vegetarian Health, Ecology, and Ethics online online

    Vegetarians in Paradise Los Angeles vegetarian webzine online

    VegNews up-to-date information on living a compassionate and healthy lifestyle online

    VIDA Review interviews, articles and essays related to intersectional feminist and womanist thinking, especially in the literary world, publishing, education and the arts online

    Waging Nonviolence news, analysis, original reporting about nonviolent activism online

    The Walrus Canadian general-interest magazine with an international outlook online online

    Washington Report on Middle East Affairs news and analysis from and about the Middle East and U.S. policy in that region online online

    Whispering Wind American Indian past and present online

    Workers World a working-class party that fights against capitalism online

    World Ark devoted to finding holistic, global solutions for sustainable communities online

    World Policy Journal a progressive, global outlook that challenges conventional wisdom online

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

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


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