Charles Lipson

teaches international politics at the University of Chicago. He also writes for students about academic success and honest work at the university level.

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E-mail: c-lipson@uchicago.edu

 

Charles Lipson

Peter B. Ritzma Professor

Political Science Department

University of Chicago

5828 S. University Ave.

Chicago, IL 60637

 

 

   News and Commentary: US and the World          

Independent news in English, organized by region and topic
General News and Headlines
AP: Top stories | World | US | Breitbart
Iraq, Afghanistan, and America at War
Google News | Daily Beast Cheat Sheet | Thousand Reasons
Wash.Post | NY Times | War Report links
Daily Op Eds US papers | Updated Frequently world news Iraq (War) Daily wire services | Guardian (UK)
Washington Post | Post Global  | int'l reports Small Wars Blog | Long War Journal blog
New York Times | Memeorandum political news AfPac blog Foreign Policy mag
Chicago: Tribune | Sun-Times | Breaking News Military/Terror News
CNN | CNN World News | Slate | Atlantic Wire Counterterrorism blog | Threats Watch
Fox | Drudge | Lucianne | Daily Caller | InstaPundit | Lignet SITE Intelligence Group: Jihadist threats
Real Clear Politics | World | Polling data War news bySpaceWar | Jane's Defense
The Economist | daily analysis | blogs US Politics: Washington DC, Campaigns
Wall St. Journal | Best of Web Today WSJ The Hill | Cook Political Report | Roll Call
Daily Telegraph UK | Deutsche Welle National JournalPolitico.comHotline blog
Jerusalem Post | Sandstorm | Contentions | Jennifer Rubin | Gatestone RealClear Politics: Elections | Michael Barone
Daily Beast | New Republic | blog Regional News Summaries
Weekly Standard | Daily Europe | Asia | South America
Top papers in world (in English) by country, links Mid East | Lipson Mid East page
Top papers in US links to top 100 papers Business, Economy
Obits: NYT | Independent UK | Telegraph UK Bloomberg-BW | Fiscal Times | Fox Business | many econ blogs
Bookforum | blog | Arts&Letters Daily Science and Technology
Wikipedia | RefDesk | US Statistical Abstract Energy Daily | Engadget | Short Sharp Science
The Onion satire | Onion Video Tech. Review MIT | LiveScience | many blogs
Blogs by category International politics Middle East World economy General economics
History Political theory War & Terror International Political Economy
Blogs on writing/teaching Plagiarism & honesty Writing better/ teaching better Education
International Politics commentary
    Int'l Politics columns    
Jim Hoagland Jackson Diehl Robert Kagan Fareed Zakaria Council on Foreign Relations
Charles Krauthammer Daniel Pipes Victor David Hanson | blog Max Boot CFR | Commentary Watching America foreign articles translated
David Ignatius Fred Kaplan military Thomas Friedman Fouad Ajami at WSJ Wash.Post op ed page
Trudy Rubin Bill Gertz military Michael O'Hanlon Project Syndicate Commentaries top international analysts
    Int'l Politics blogs    
The American Interest Walter Russell Mead Daniel W. Drezner Worldwide Standard Post Global Ignatius, Zacharia, etc
The Cable Foreign Policy mag: news Real Clear World Council on For Relations TigerHawk ICGA Informed Comment Global Affairs
Passport Foreign Policy mag editors' blog Compass Real Clear World War and Piece Laura Rozen Zen Pundit Mark Safranski Arms Control Wonk
Democracy Arsenal Atlantic Blog Wm Sjostrom Innocents Abroad Winds of Change Austin Bay | Bay:On Point
Transatlantic Intelligencer American Future Publius Pundit democratization The Interpreter Lowry Institute AU Belgravia Dispatch G.Djerejian
Fistful of Euros Intelligence Watch DemocraticPeace | Freedomist RJ Rummel Adventures of Chester Telegraph (UK) world blogs
Europhobia J. Clive Matthews Anthony Clark Arend Int. Law blog Across the Aisle In from the Cold ex-CIA Two Weeks Notice Latin Am. politics
Brussels Journal Open Democracy Global Dashboard OxBlog  Washington Realist Nikolas Gvosdev
Duck of Minerva Gideon Rachman Financial Times Jeffrey Goldberg The Atlantic David Rothkopf Foreign Policy mag More IR resources online
    War, Terror, Insurgency    
Small Wars Journal | Blog Danger Room Wired.com Michael Yon Iraq, Afghanistan Abu Muqawama Kings of War King's College London
Michael J. Totten Great reporting Long War Journal Counterintelligence News Counterterrorism blog Jihad Watch | Dhimmi Watch
Intel Dump Washington Post Arms and Influence DefenseTech War Nerd GovExec: Defense
Jeff Emanuel Jawa Report mostly on terrorism Abu Aardvark Marc Lynch Understanding War Terrorism news & research
Internet Anthro war intelligenc
Steve Emerson | blog counter-terror Kings of War King's College London, war studies    
    Middle East, Iraq, Israel   My Middle East webpage has:
Sandstorm Martin Kramer Threats Watch Stephen Schwartz terror; M.E. Michael Doran on M.E. Much more news about the Middle East
Solomonia Martin Solomon Judeosphere Eric Trager   Many more blogs about the Middle East
    World Economy    
Brad DeLong Managing Globalization Global Growth Globalization Institute Center for Trade Policy CATO
Sebastian Mallaby Int. Policy Network McKinsey Global Institute Niall Ferguson Matthew J. Slaughter
Nouriel Roubini Brad Setser Dani Rodrik William Easterly | blog James Pethokoukis Reuters
    Int. Political Economy    
IPE Zone IPE at UNC Thomas Oatley Ben Muse Dan Drezner   
General Blogs & Columns
    Politics blogs/columns  
RealClear Politics Lucianne today's news InstaPundit Glenn Reynolds Big Government Breitbart Ideas Market WSJ
Contentions Commentary mag Pajamas Media Power Line Hinderaker,Johnson,Mirengoff 3 Quarks Daily Roger's Rules Roger Kimball
Jennifer Rubin  WaPo Volokh Conspiracy law Daily Op Ed from several big papers New Ledger Protein Wisdom Jeff Goldstein
Mark Steyn | Steyn at Macleans American Thinker Déjà vu Judith Klinghoffer Crooked Timber Spiked Brendan O'Neill; Mick Hume
Jeff Jacoby Boston Globe Melanie Phillips | Articles UK PolySigh Philip Klinkner Andrew Tobias The Glittering Eye
TPM Cafe | foreign pol. Reality-Based Community Secular Blasphemy Reason Online Monkey Cage GWU pol.sci. faculty
Butterflies & Wheels WizBang Kevin Aylward et al. Hit and Run Reason magazine Think Tank Town Wash Post Jewcy Jewish issues, views
Steven Krause academic American Power D.Douglas Kausfiles Mickey Kaus Noblesse Oblige Harry's Place UK
Bookworm Room Discriminations J & J Rosenberg Mike Munger: Kids Prefer Cheese 11D Laura McKenna LawHawk:A blog for all
Megan McArdle Hot Air group Random Jottings John Weidner James Lileks: The Bleat JammieWearingFool
Easily Distracted Timothy Burke Daimnation Damian Penny Armavirumque New Criterion Big Tent group USS Neverdock
Athens and Jerusalem ResourcesShelf info professionals The New Centrist ShrinkWrapped Talking Points Josh Marshall
Burchismo Greg Burch The American Scene group Obsidian Wings Thomas Reeves academic Political Wire CQ's Taegan Goodard
Thomas Sowell Liberal War Journal Entertaining Research Toronto Star ideas Jewish Ideas Daily
Scatterplot sociology Michael Barone Egregious Moderation Jim Miller on Politics Absurd Report
Samizdata libertarian-freedom issues But I am a Liberal Roland Dodds New Majority.David Frum Sweetness & Light Blog portals & great links
Betsy's Page conservative Dynamist Virginia Postrel Nat Hentoff Pharyngula bio & evolution Blue Eagle links to online columnists
Weekly Standard blog Ross Douthat The New Editor RealDelia Delia Lloyd in London Columnists,editorials links
Cato@Liberty | Cato Unbound Just One Minute Ace of Spades Degrees of Freedom Libertarian Academic blogs portal H Farrell
Ron Radosh Clive Crook Financial Times Bruce Bawer's Memo Outside the Beltway BlogScholar
Hudson NY blog, Hudson Institute Hudson Institute First Things Spengler blog by Daniel Goldman InstaPundit Glenn Reynolds
Ricochet conservative group blog Enterprise Blog AEI Normblog Norm Geras George F. Will Technorati searches all blogs
Althouse Ann Althouse Defining Ideas Hoover Institution      
  Economics blogs    
Marginal Revolution Tyler Cowen Future of Capitalism Ira Stoll Cafe Hayek EconLog Cling,Kaplan, & Henderson Freakonomics blog
Gary Becker/Richard Posner Economics One John B. Taylorr Tim Harford: Dear Economist Library of Econ & Liberty Aplia Econ blog econ news
Econ Roundtable Wm Parke Tim Harford: Undercover Economist One-Handed Economist Chicago Boyz Law & Econ Roundtable
Economist's View Mark Thoma Econ Principals David Warsh David Friedman Johan Norberg Everday Econ. Steven Landsburg
Greg Mankiw Agoraphilia G.Whitman, T.Bell Free Exchange The Economist ElectEcon Capital Commerce US News & Wrld Rpt
Market Power Phil Miller Stumbling and Mumbling C.Dillow Dani Rodrik Truck and Barter group Ferraris for All D. Ben-Ami
Division of Labour group Art Diamond | blog Organizations & Markets Foss/Klein Interfluidity S. R. Waldman Econbrowser James D. Hamilton
Oxonomics Capital Gains & Games group Institutional Economics Knowledge Problem New Economist London-based
Paul Krugman column | blog VoluntaryXchange Reviving Economics Garth Brazelton VoxEU Eric Rasmusen
Caroline Baum Bloomberg columnist Everyday Economist Club for Growth Overcoming Bias Max Borders Spontaneous Order
Graph of the Day Randall Hoven Clive Crook Brad DeLong main page Cheap Talk Amity Shlaes Bloomberg columnist
Visualizing Economics John Cochrane      
    History blogs    
Cliopatria group blog Econ History blog Historianess Rebecca Goetz No Great Matter Blogroll of historians by subject
Victorian Peeper Kristan Tetens MagPortal mag.articles on history History and Education Military History Carnival Blog Them Out of the Stone Age
History Web Sites Clio and Me Mark R. Stoneman Deborah Lipstadt Historicus History Wire Stephen B. Goddard
H-Net | H-Net reviews | H-Diplo Liberty & Power    
    Political Theory blogs  
Big Questions Online Virtual Philosopher N.Warburton
What I Saw in America Patrick Deneen
Brooks Blog Thom Brooks Will Wilkinson: Moral Sciences Club
Jacob T. Levy Mark Vernon Stephen Law Public Reason Will Wilksinson: Fly in a Bottle
TPM blog | TPM cafe Understanding Society Daniel Little Roger Scruton | columns Great lists of philo.blogs: David Chalmers | EpistemeLinks
    Tech & Science     
Technology Review MIT The Economist Sci-Tech New Scientist | Tech section (UK) C|Net News The Independent (UK) Sci-Tech
Science mag. | daily news Wired | LiveScience New Scientist: Climate Change Potential Energy MIT NY Times: Tech  Science
Blorge: Green Tech Popular Mechanics SciTech Daily Review Green Tech Media Future Pundit
Science Blog The Missing Link Engadget Short Sharp Science New Energy and Fuel
 
Education, Teaching, Writing, & Academic Honesty
 
For blogs on education, teaching, writing, & academic honesty click here Education news: here
Inside Higher Education Chronicle of Higher Education FIRE News free speech, indiv.rights in higher ed    
Major News Topics today's news on each topic
Nuclear Weapons Terrorism World Economy  Israel and Palestine Europe
War news  Energy Daily Asia Middle East  

Other News Sites (mainly US)
Politics Daily New Republic Int. Herald Tribune Business Daily Review FactCheck Annenberg-U.Penn.
Daily Caller The Forward Jewish NRO National Review The National Interest American.com
Daily Beast | DB's Cheat Sheet Townhall University Newspapers links StrategyPage  Best news search: AltaVista
Time | Newsweek Roll Call Capitol Hill The Globalist econ, politics, history Tech Central Station ABC News: Int'l | The Note
Newsweek International The Hill Capitol Hill NationMaster worldwide stats Ananova Updated Frequently world news
US News & World Report Gawker Topix World News Topix headlines Technorati searches blogs
Weekly Standard | Daily Reuters ProPublica investigative journalism Huffington Post World Press Review | MagPortal int. articles
Yahoo! News Fair Spin determines left-right bias in reporting Global Post Obituaries:: NYT | AP | Boston Globe | Independent UK
    Major US Daily Papers    
NY Times Washington Post USA Today world | Washington Philadelphia Inquirer Memphis New Orleans
NY Daily News Washington Times Los Angeles Times Columbus Dispatch Miami Phoenix
NY Post | NY Newsday Washington Examiner San Jose Mercury News Dallas Morning News Orlando Seattle P-I
Boston Globe Christian Science Monitor San Francisco Chronicle Houston Chronicle Top 100 US Papers links to each
Boston Herald Minneapolis Star-Tribune San Diego Union-Tribune Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top papers in each US state
    Sweet Home, Chicago     
Chicago Tribune WGN | live radio Beyond the Beltway Bruce Dumont Chicago Business Extension 720 w Milt Rosenberg
Chicago Sun-Times NBC5 TV (news page) Chicago Magazine | Dining Chicagoist Chicago Now multiple blogs about Chicago
Chicago Reader weekly WBBM (news page) Metromix social events, movies Examiner.com/Chicago White Sox | Cubs | Bears
Chicago Breaking News        
    Magazines (longer articles    
Smithsonian Magazine City Journal Commentary mag. | Blog Hoover Digest Int. Affairs journals links to all
Atlantic foreign policy articles Wilson Quarterly NPQ New Perspectives Quarterly Policy Review Hoover The Source Council on Foreign Relations
Journal of Democracy Dissent American Spectator Global Politician  
    News Channels    
CNN CNN World CBS ABC Fox CNBC NPR   Online audio news here
    Political Predictions    
Intrade Iowa Electronic Markets Inkling Markets Strategy Page political predictions Prediction markets Wikipedia article
    Political Polls    
RealClear Politics poll aggregator PollingReport Washington Post Fox             CBS Pew              Gallup
Pollster.com Eurobarometer MysteryPollster blog Roper         Mori UK PIPA             Zogby
WorldPublicOpinion.org        
  Southern Memories   
Deep Fried Kudzu Southern Spaces journal Delta Bohemian Mississippi Delta blog Hello Delta photographs Oxford American Southern writing & culture
News Parodies, Humor, Odd News
The Onion satire | Onion Video Fail Blog Clients from Hell News jokes by Leno, Letterman, Conan, etc.
Borowitz Report satire USA Today: Offbeat Topix: Offbeat news stories Weird News at About.com | GraphJam
Funny or Die videos Ironic Times The Register UK David Letterman's Top Ten List
Babelgum: Comedy videos F**MyLife   Fake AP Stylebook
Overheard in the Newsroom   Lipson's Fun Page
General Reference Sources
RefDesk best general reference source Martindale Reference Center Historical Atlas of the 20th Century Matthew White
Biographical Dictionary modern, historical Library of Congress Library of Congress Research Tools
VoS superb academic links, searchable Bartleby's terrific; searchable "great books" WWW Virtual Library of International Affairs
Internet Public Library NY Pub Library Digital Source Encyclopedia Mythica myths from many cultures
Acronym Finder Enders Soc Sci Research Links Book reviews on my Politics and Culture Page
Concise Encyclopedia of Economics Etymological Dictionary Online Internet Source Guides: Yahoo! | Librarians' Index
Stanford Encyc.of Philosophy | Internet Encyc of Philosophy Philosophical Dictionary Who Runs Government? biographies of current US officials
Encyclopedia: Wikipedia | 1Up | Encarta Thesaurus: Thesaurus.com US Statistical Abstract
Atlas: Encarta  |  MapQuest  |  National Geographic | US Census Reference Maps
Dictionary:  Encarta  |  Dictionary.com  |  HyperDictionary  |  OneLook multiple dictionaries | Confusing Words | Rhyming | Urban Dictionary slang | Etymology online
Country Data: NationMaster  | CIA Fact Book | Portals to World | CountryReports | Freedom House | World Audit focus on democracy, rights
Quotations: Bartleby |ThinkExistQuotationsPage | Quoteland | Yahoo! Guide | Online SpeechBank | Wikiquote | Giga-quotes | Quote Investigator

Europe
Europe Daily EuroNews print, video EUpolitix EurActiv EU enlargement European Voice Brussels
CNN Europe Central Europe Review Expatica News for US expats Eurozine net-magazine Mark Gilbert columnist on Eur. markets

    Britain    
Daily Telegraph Financial Times Guardian Times Sunday Times
BBC Front Page Independent      
    Ireland    
Irish Times Irish Examiner      
    France    
Tocqueville Connection Le Monde in French only Le Monde Diplomatique in English; in French  
    Germany    
Deutsche Welle various media Der Spiegel lead articles Sight & Sound essays, ideas    
    Russia    
Moscow Times Pravda      
    Other European States    
Aftenposten Norway Budapest Sun Hungary Spain Herald Kathimerini Greece Radio Netherlands print, audio
SwissInfo.Com Warsaw Voice Turkish Daily News The Local Sweden  

Canada
Globe and Mail Canada.com National Post Maclean's weekly CBC News
Toronto Star Ottawa Citizen Vancouver Sun Gazette Montreal  
 Middle East
News about Middle East Blogs about Middle East News and research on Terrorism  
Asia
CNN Asia Asiaweek.Com Asia Times BBC: South Asia Far Eastern Economic Review
BBC: Asia-Pacific Asia Daily Asia Sentinel ChannelNewsAsia AsiaSource News links,experts
    Australia    
Sydney Morning Herald Sydney Daily Telegraph ABC Australian Broadcasting The Australian  
    Japan    
Japan Times Daily Yomiuri Ashai Shimbun Kyodo News  
    China    
China Post Taiwan So. China Morning Post Hong Kong    
    South Korea    
JoonAng Ilbo Korea Times HanKyung Economic Daily    
    India    
Samachar news portal Hindustan Times Times of India Outlook India mag  
    Pakistan    
Daily Times News International Karachi Nation Online Lahore Dawn Karachi/Lahore  
    Indonesia    
Jakarta Post Antara      
    Other Asian States    
Daily Tribune Philippines Straits Times Singapore Bangkok Post Thailand    

Latin America
South America Daily Central America Daily The News Mexico CubaNet Alexandre Marinis columnist
BBC Americas Buenos Aires Herald Santiago Times Chile InfoBrazil weekly  
Africa
Africa Daily Africast East African Standard Kenya Sudan.net news Daily Mail & Guardian
BBC News: Africa All-Africa News This Day Online Nigeria iAfrica South Africa Independent South Africa

Still More News Sources
General News Sources Media Watch Environmental News Urban Legend? Reference Sources
North America Daily Daily Briefing on Media Earth Times Snopes (Urban Legends) RefDesk best general reference
Crisis Watch Journalism.org TerraNews Urban Legends at About.com Urban Dictionary up-to-date slang
Relief Web humanitarian aid news Maps Weather Lists of Online Newspapers Martindale Reference Center
Inside World Google Maps AccuWeather Kidon Media Links around the world Lipson's IR Scholarly Links Page
Photographs National Geographic Maps Weather.com Paperboy  links to papers  
WSJ Photo Blog Historical Maps Links Atlanta | Bos | Chi | LA | NY | SF | Seattle World Newspapers.com  
      Mondo Times media guide  

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Kudos: Several readers have improved this page with their suggestions. Thanks to Matt Atkins, Diwakar Choubey, Sandy Enders, Haider Ghaznavi, Jeffrey Hayes, and Jeff Norris (of the GeoPolitical Review) for telling me about their favorite sites.   Please send your ideas for news links to c-lipson@uchicago.edu

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