Friends of Le Monde Diplomatique aim to provide a platform for people to discuss and promote alternatives to the neo-liberal agenda. This is why we are happy to mention websites and organisations acting against neo-liberalism and its consequences. However, the presence of a link does not imply approval or endorsement of the content of the web site itself.
News and Analysis
Les Amis du Monde Diplomatique. The international association of FRIENDS OF LE MONDE DIPLOMATIQUE (Amis UK).
The Guardian Weekly. Publishes the English language paper edition of Le Monde Diplomatique.
Democracy Now! A daily independent U.S. and global news hour.
The Intercept. A publication created by Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, and Jeremy Scahill. Its short-term mission is to provide a platform to report on the documents previously provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. And its long-term mission is to produce fearless, adversarial journalism across a wide range of issues.
Red Pepper. A weekly independent magazine of the green and radical left.
New Internationalist. This workers’ co-operative exists to report on the issues of world poverty and inequality; to focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and powerless worldwide; to debate and campaign for the radical changes necessary to meet the basic needs of all; and to bring to life the people, the ideas and the action in the fight for global justice.
Positive News. A quarterly reporting only the good news, and there’s plenty of it! Ecological holistic slant, very good coverage of alternative schemes: energy, alternative currencies, social forums, etc.
ZNet Magazine. A huge website updated daily providing articles, watch areas and sub-sites, translations, archives, links to other progressive sites, daily commentary program, and more.
A-Infos. An anarchist news service, providing mailing lists in many different languages.
The Ecologist. Founded in 1970, The Ecologist is the world’s most widely-read environmental magazine. Published in four continents, it is read by over 200,000 people in 150 countries. A key player in major environmental campaigns against GM crops, rainforest destruction, climate change and the impact of globalisation.
The Centre for Investigative Journalism. A charity committed to the education and training of journalists, editors and researchers towards critical in-depth reporting and defence of the public interest.
The Corner House. Aims to support democratic and community movements for environmental and social justice.
MediaWise. An independent media ethics charity that provides advice, information, research and training on all aspects of media policy, practice and law.
ATTAC. An international movement working towards social, environmental and democratic alternatives in the globalisation process.
Indymedia. A network of individuals, independent and alternative media activists and organisations, offering grassroots, non-corporate, non-commercial coverage of important social and political issues.
Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom. An independent voice for media reform. They work to promote policies for a diverse, democratic and accountable media.
Statewatch. Monitors the state and civil liberties in the European Union.
Privacy International. A human rights group formed in 1990 as a watchdog on surveillance by governments and corporations.
Liberty. Campaigns to protect basic rights and freedoms through the courts, in Parliament and in the wider community.
Tax Debt & Mental Health. Debt is a key source of stress, depression and anxiety for many people. The key thing to remember is that you’re not as alone or helpless as you think you are. There are resources out there to help you. Perhaps more importantly, there are ways of making sure your debts never spiral out of control in the first place.
World Development Movement. Campaigns against the root causes of poverty and inequality.
War on Want. Fights poverty in developing countries in partnership with people affected by globalisation and campaigns for human rights and against the root causes of global poverty, inequality and injustice.
Jubilee Debt Campaign. Jubilee Debt Campaign is part of a global movement demanding freedom from the slavery of unjust debts and a new financial system that puts people first.
PRIME. An economic think-tank that promotes understanding of the nature of credit, and its role in determining macroeconomic outcomes.
CorpWatch. Provides news, analysis, research tools and action resources to respond to corporate activity around the globe.
McSpotlight. A vast anti-McDonald’s site.
Centre for the Study of Global Ethics. Looks at contemporary forms of slavery, including debt bondage, child labour, trafficking and abuse of migrant domestic workers, with case studies in four continents.
Tax Justice Network. Promotes transparency in international finance and opposes secrecy.
Network for Peace. Organisation-based network set up to continue the work of the National Peace Council, one of the oldest peace organisations in the UK.
GM Watch. Keep up to date with the latest news and comment on genetically modified (GM) foods and crops and find out about the deceptive public relations campaigns being used to promote GM worldwide.
The Guardian Guide to Anti-War Web Sites. Includes UK campaign sites, North American sites, sites for rest of the world, literary and artistic sites, anti-war poster sites, anti-war news and resources and anti-war blogs.
The Ilisu Dam Campaign. The Ilisu Dam Campaign works to stop British involvement in the dam and to highlight the wider policy implications for Britain’s ethical foreign policy, sustainable development and for peace and security in the region.
BASIC. The British & American Security Information Council is a progressive and independent analysis and advocacy organisation which researches and provides a critical examination of global security issues, including nuclear policies, military strategies, armaments and disarmament.
Stop the War Coalition. Organising in the UK, in Europe and internationally against the war on terror.
Another World is Possible
Global Justice Movement. The overall Global Justice site providing a comprehensive intellectual and moral framework for the Global Justice Movement.
World Future Council. Aims for a global membership of wise thinkers, practical pioneers and young leaders. It identifies the “implementation gaps” between current practices and necessary measures to assure a sustainable and equitable world. As an institution representing humanity’s common values, the WFC provides an ongoing forum for debate and action.
Open Democracy. See themselves as a digital commons: a shared resource, resisting both the web’s permissiveness as well as corporate efforts to enclose it.
Occupy London is part of the global social movement that has brought together concerned citizens from across the world against this injustice and to fight for a sustainable economy that puts people and the environment we live in before corporate profits.