We know the mainstream media does not always give the entire story, or even the correct story… so, here are some alternative news sources that might help complete the story and offer interesting commentary about it.

Sites Providing Progressive News and Commentary
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Common DreamsWith breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community, Common Dreams is a national non-profit citizens’ organization working to bring progressive Americans together to promote progressive visions for America’s future.
BuzzFlashBuzzFlash provides headlines, news, and commentary for a geographically-diverse, politically-savvy, pro-democracy, anti-hypocrisy web community, reaching five million people a month and growing.
The NationThe Nation will make an earnest effort to bring 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. — from The Nation’s founding prospectus, 1865
AlterNetAlterNet’s aim is to inspire citizen action and advocacy on important issues. Our editorial mix underscores a commitment to fairness, equity and global stewardship, and making connections across generational, ethnic and issue lines.
TomPaine.comAlterNet’s aim is to inspire citizen action and advocacy on important issues. Our editorial mix underscores a commitment to fairness, equity and global stewardship, and making connections across generational, ethnic and issue lines.
TruthOut.orgTruthout is a full-service news agency dedicated to establishing a powerful, stable voice for independent journalism.
 The Authoritarians A book to help you understand the Republicans and the Tea Party.

Analyzing Truth in Media
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Media Matters for AmericaWeb-based, not-for-profit, progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.
Colorado Media MattersA Web-based, not-for-profit, progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the Colorado media.