The Internet can be a very useful tool for gathering information about economics and current events. Here are some sites you might like to look at. In the case of newspapers and magazines, the print versions are usually more complete, but the websites can be searched by keyword and often provide links to other sources.
|Globalization: The current debate over global sneaker manufacturer Nike and its policies towards suppliers in developing countries provides a great vignette of the larger issues at stake.|
|Anti-Nike site: http://www.caa.org.au/campaigns/nike/news.html|
|Pro-Nike site: http://www.geocities.com/area51/1665/gsc.html
|New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com|
|Boston Globe: http://www.boston.com/globe/glohome.htm|
|Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com
|Dollars and Sense: http://www.igc.apc.org/dollars/
|Share the Wealth: http://www.stw.org A project of United for a Fair Economy. Describes group activities and includes some interesting information on wealth distribution:|
|Welfare Information Network: http://www.welfareinfo.org A source of information about welfare reform issues designed for activists as well as scholars:|
|The Heritage Foundation: http://www.heritage.org The grand-daddy of conservative thinktanks, with a big impact on public policy.|
|The Cato Institute: http://www.cato.org
An upstart libertarian group that emphasizes cutting public spending.
|Resources for Papers|
|The Flat Tax Home Page: http://flattax.house.gov/|
|Citizens for Tax Justice: http://www.ctj.org|
|Tax and Accounting Sites. A Guide to Internet Resources: http://www.taxsites.com|
|School District Profiles of the U.S.: http://govinfo.kerr.orst.edu/sddb-stateis.html|
|Info on Welfare Policies:
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