Community Aid Abroad
- promotes social justice and the alleviation of poverty through
the funding of development projects both overseas and in Aboriginal
Australia, and through our campaigning, education and advocacy work.
Australian member of Oxfam International.
Corporate Watch -
an online magazine and resource center designed to provide an array
of tools that you can use to investigate and analyze corporate activity.
Also includes a Japanese-language area.
50 Years is Enough
- a coalition of 205 grassroots, faith-based, policty, women's,
social and economic justice, youth, solidarity, labor and development
organizations dedicated to the profound transformation of the World
Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
- Global Exchange is a non-profit research, education and action
center dedicated to advocating and working for political, economic
and social justice on a global scale. Their goal is to increase
global awareness among the US public and move them to action while
building international and domestic partnerships around the world.
They also have a good introduction to the
International Forum on Globalization
(IFG) - an alliance of sixty leading activists, scholars, economists,
researchers, and writers formed to stimulate new thinking, joint
activity, and public education in response to the rapidly emerging
economic and political arrangement called the global economy.
on Food and Agriculture - Key issues, such as global
warming, trouble in the Middle East, trade conflicts, and cancer
are linked to how we grow, process, market, consume, and dispose
of food. And the impacts are global. Converting land in Mexico that
once grew food for local consumption into mega-farms for vegetable
exports affects the ecological and the social conditions around
the planet. The International Forum on Food and Agriculture (IFA)
was created to address these global concerns,
JustAct - JustAct
offers programs that link students and youth in the U.S. to organizations
and grassroots movements working for sustainable and self-reliant
communities around the world. Programs they offer include: Bike
Aid, Education, and International Opportunities Clearinghouse.
Peacenet.org (igc internet)
- The Institute for Global Communications (IGC) is a nonprofit
organization that provides alternative sources of information as
well as online access and comprehensive Internet services for progressive
individuals and organizations. You can access different progressive
- Project Underground exists as a vehicle for the environmental,
human rights and indigenous rights movements to carry out focused
campaigns against abusive extractive resource activity. They effectively
deal with the problems created by the mining and oil industries
by exposing environmental and human rights abuses by the corporations
involved in these sectors and by building capacity amongst communities
facing mineral and energy development to achieve economic and environmental
- Founded by Ralph Nader in 1971, Public Citizen is the consumer's
eyes and ears in Washington. This site offers programs including
Congress Watch, The Health Research Group, Litigation group, The
Critical Mass Energy Project, Global Trade
Watch, and Buyers Up.
Good source of information on subjects such as GATT, MAI, NAFTA,
STARC (STudent Alliance to
Reform Corporations) is a student movement for corporate accountability, including
a campaign to make sure universities invest responsibly.
Third World Network is organizing
NGOs from the global south against the WTO. It's a "network of groups and individuals
involved in bringing about a greater articulation of the needs, aspirations and
rights of people in the Third World; a fair distribution of world resources and forms
of development which are humane, in harmony with nature and fulfill people's needs."
The Turning Point Project has written several
excellent introductions to
the problems of globalization, and run them as ads in the New York Times.