Analysis and Opinion
Crikey - http://www.crikey.com.au/
Features independent news, blogs and commentary on politics, media, business, the environment and life.
Gapminder - http://www.gapminder.org/
Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view.
Governing.com - http://www.governing.com/
Provides leading intelligence articles on management, policy and politics to help guide and inspire innovative leaders across state and local government.
Newgeography.com - http://www.newgeography.com/
Features economic, demographic, and political commentary about places.
Out There News - http://www.megastories.com/
A multimedia production company publishing its own articles, and documentaries online. Also includes history information and blog.
The Economist - http://www.economist.com
Offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science and technology.
The Nation - http://www.thenation.com/
Makes an earnest effort to bring to the discussion of political and social questions a really critical spirit, and to wage war upon the vices of violence, exaggeration, and misrepresentation by which so much of the political writing of the day is marred.
USA Today.com - http://www.usatoday.com/
Offers breaking news on a variety of topics from all around the world. Also includes videos, RSS feeds, photo galleries and classifieds.
WatchingAmerica - http://watchingamerica.com
Reflects global opinion about the United States, helping Americans and non-Americans alike understand what the world thinks of current issues that involve the U.S.
WryteStuff - http://wrytestuff.com
Aims to foster intelligent discussion from diverse viewpoints while providing useful information to the world.