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http://palante.org/

Produces and distributes information about Latino and Latina history, including history of Latino activism, in the United States.

http://maerowitz.com/

Gives several detailed explanations of bad labor practices and relations with customers and neighbors, with links to external articles.

http://www.cbgnetwork.org/

Describes campaigns relating labor practices, environmental issue, and drug safety. Formerly known as Bayerwatch. [English/German/French/Italian/Spanish]

http://www.eatnoshit.org/

Urges boycotts of three large food producers - Phillip Morris, Nestle, and Unilever. Includes background information and links to sites detailing the offending activities of each. [German/English]

http://www.kmfms.com/

Devoted to Microsoft's downfall.

http://kropf.us/

A look at the view opposite the Microsoft spin machine.

http://www.friendsoftheancloteriver.com/

A group of concerned citizens aiming to preserve the Anclote River in Florida, and opposing a 24-hour Wal-Mart Supercenter from opening there.

http://www.wakeupwalmart.com/

US-based group provides research, action steps, and resources for community-based efforts around worker rights, local development, and foreign trade policy. [English/Spanish]

http://www.peopleofwalmart.com/

A photo collection of people that grace us with their presence at Walmart.

http://www.alternativesmagazine.com/

Author Richard Baynton describes some additional costs behind the Wal-Mart price tag.

http://reclaimthemedia.org/

Organization devoted to reclaiming the media for public use. Includes many resources from current news to activism kits.

http://www.anarchy.no/

Covering the events that provoked the resignation of President Fernando de la Rúa and the participation of the Anarchist Federation of Argentina.

http://www.gatswatch.org/

Covering the pots and pans noise protest against the European Union role at WTO Services Negotiations.

http://www.commonfocus.org/

A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing resources for community building and creative citizen dialogue and engagement.

http://www.thataway.org/

Organizations and individuals committed to strengthening and uniting the growing dialogue and deliberation field.

http://www.conversationcafe.org/

Includes the background of this structured form of conversation, with a list of existing cafe groups, and information and resources about how to start a new one.

http://www.globalcitizenscircle.org/

Sponsors town meeting-style discussions led by a diverse community of world dignitaries, which focus on current global issues, with a goal of constructive change. Describes organizations history, with details of past program topics and leaders.

http://www.berkana.org/

This US-based nonprofit promotes "leadership development" projects based on community conversations on issues of interest. They provide much high-level discussion of their methodology.

http://www.theworldcafe.com/

This process for leading collaborative dialogue and knowledge-sharing, particularly for larger groups, is described, with a bibliography and resources for implementation.

http://www.tomwolff.com/

US-based consultant offers services in collaboration-building and community planning. Provides overview of experience and philosophy, with client list, resource links, and description of areas of work.

http://www.shelterforce.org/

Online version the nation's oldest continually-published housing and community development magazine. A primary forum for organizers, activists, and advocates in the affordable housing and neighborhood revitalization movements.

http://communitybuildinginstitute.org/

Founded to help communities improve the way they conduct public business to be more inclusive, more collaborative, and more effective. Based in Annandale, Virginia.

http://www.citizenshandbook.org/

Community organizing handbook designed for use in urban settings. Created by Vancouver, B.C. group.

http://www.latter-rain.com/

An overview of Alinsky's work, along with the prologue from "Rules for Radicals".

http://www.hunterbear.org/

An organizer describes his own work in the South/Southwest side of Chicago, 1969-73, with some critical opinions of the sustainability of Alinsky's "visionless short-term pragmatism".

http://www.responsibleconsumer.net/

Information and products for consumers who want their spending and investing to support their values. Emphasizes inteconnections between human rights, animal rights and welfare, and environment.

http://www.nocards.org/

Consumer group opposed to supermarket "club cards" and loyalty programs. Lists the card status of supermarkets across the U.S.

http://protest.net/

Helps people find out about progressive protest, meetings, pickets, strikes, demonstrations, and conferences around the world by providing a central calendar where the times and locations can be posted.

http://www.democraticmedia.org/

Works to the preserve and support an Internet environment that is open, diverse, and democratic. Includes action alerts, a citizen's guide to broadband, articles, and a mailing list.

http://ushahidi.com/

An open source project which allows users to crowdsource crisis information to be sent via mobile.