American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU): National organization advocating individual rights, by litigating, legislating, and educating the public on a broad array of issues affecting individuals.

Amnesty International: Protecting human rights worldwide, Amnesty International focuses on the release of prisoners of conscience, and works to ensure fair and prompt trials for all political prisoners.
AltaVista Babelfish Translations: Translates text and web pages from one language to another, including English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Russian.
British Broadcasting Corporation News: Visit BBC News for up-to-the-minute news, breaking news, video, audio and feature stories. BBC News provides trusted World and UK news as well as local and feature stories of interest
Craigslist: Provides local classifieds and forums for jobs, housing, for sale, personals, services, local community, and events
Modern Language Association (MLA): Founded in 1883 by teachers and scholars, the Modern Language Association (MLA) promotes the study and teaching of language and literature
New York Times Internet Search Engine: A straightforward list of some of the best sources, used as the starting point for New York Times reporters and editors explorations of the Web 
Pandora Online Radio: Pandora radio is the personalized internet radio service that helps you find new music based on your old and current favorites 
Philly.com: The website of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News coverage of the Eagles
Snopes, The Urban Legend Reference Page: The definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation
Der Spiegel (The Mirror): English version of Europe's leading news magazine and Germany's top news Web site with daily news, analysis and commentary
Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia: Website for the Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia, which includes performance listings, job and audition listings, local theatre news, and links to Philadelphia area theatres
Transfer Big Files: Free service for sending large files.  Just select the files you want to send and TransferBigFiles will email the recipient with a link to the download page, free of charge 
Truthout: Original articles and commentary from publications around the world with an emphasis on those items that the mainstream media frequently ignores or downplays
Wikipedia: The biggest multilingual free-content encyclopedia on the Internet. Over 7 million articles in over 200 languages, and still growing.
World Press: Your guide to the international press, featuring translations from thousands of newspapers in more than 20 languages.

Connect and interact: Links for writers and communicators

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