Centre for Research on Globalization / Centre de recherche sur la mondialisation
The Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) is an independent research and media organization based in Montreal. The CRG is a registered non-profit organization in the province of Quebec, Canada.
In addition to the Global Research websites, the Centre is involved in book publishing, support to humanitarian projects as well as educational outreach activities including the organization of public conferences and lectures. The Centre also acts as a think tank on crucial economic and geopolitical issues.
The Global Research website at www.globalresearch.ca publishes news articles, commentary, background research and analysis on a broad range of issues, focusing on social, economic, strategic and environmental issues.
The Global Research website was established on the 9th of September 2001, two days before the tragic events of September 11. Barely a few days later, Global Research had become a major news source on the New World Order and Washington’s “war on terrorism”.
Since September 2001, we have established an extensive archive of news articles, in-depth reports and analysis on issues which are barely covered by the mainstream media.
In an era of media disinformation, our focus has essentially been to center on the “unspoken truth”.
During the invasion of Iraq (March-April 2003), Global Research published, on a daily basis, independent reports from the Middle East, which provided an alternative to the news emanating from the “embedded” journalists reporting from the war theater. Since 2004, Global Research has provided detailed analysis and coverage of US-NATO-Israel preparations to wage a pre-emptive nuclear attack on Iran. Starting in 2011, GR has developed dossiers on the US-NATO led wars on Libya and Syria, the Arab Protest movement, the environmental impacts of the Fukushima disaster, the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, the Saudi-US led war on Yemen, the militarization of the African continent, the development of the police state in North America and Western Europe, the devastating impacts of biotechnology among other important topics.
In early 2006, Global Research established a separate French language website:
In 2007, we launched Spanish (Español), Portuguese (Português), and German (Deutsch) language pages, which contain translations of Global Research articles. Arabic العربية, Italian, (Italiano) and Serbian (srpski) language pages were launched in 2008.
In June 2010, we launched The Global Research TV (GRTV) website, which features selected videos as well as commentary, analysis and news coverage
The articles in French are contained in a separate www.Mondialisation.ca archive. Those in other languages are contained in the main Globalresearch.ca archive.
Global Research articles are used as source material by college and university students. Moreover, numerous universities, libraries and research institutions have established a link to Global Research on their respective web sites.
Global Research has also become a source of specialized information and analysis for journalists, senior government officials, financial analysts and non-governmental organizations.
In September 2012, we inaugurated the template of our new website.
In November 2012, we launched our Radio program: The Global Research News Hour in collaboration with CKUW 95.9 FM (University of Winnipeg, Manitoba).
The show can be heard on the Progressive Radio Network at prn.fm. Listen in every Monday at 3pm ET.
CHLY 101.7 FM in Nanaimo, BC, Thursdays at 1pm PT
Boston College Radio WZBC 90.3FM NEWTONS during the Truth and Justice Radio Programming slot -Sundays at 7am ET.
Port Perry Radio in Port Perry, Ontario – Thursdays at 1pm ET
Burnaby Radio Station CJSF out of Simon Fraser University. 90.1FM to most of Greater Vancouver, from Langley to Point Grey and from the North Shore to the US Border.
It is also available on 93.9 FM cable in the communities of SFU, Burnaby, New Westminister, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey and Delta, in British Columbia Canada. – Tune in every Saturday at 6am.
CFRU 93.3FM in Guelph, Ontario. Tune in Wednesdays from 12am to 1am.
In May 2015, the Centre for Research on Globalization established the Asia-Pacific Research (APR) website. APR is an independent media and research initiative with an editorial team based in Asia, the EU and North America, with correspondents in several countries of the region.
The Asia-Pacific Research website at asia-pacificresearch.com publishes news articles, commentary, background research and analysis with a specific focus on the dynamics of the Asia-Pacific region. APR combines Asia-Pacific country level news with a broader regional and international perspective of World events.
Global Research Authors
Since 2001, Global Research has established an international network of authors, scholars and investigative journalists. Global Research counts among its regular contributors a number of prominent writers, researchers and academics as well as several promising young authors. The underlying concept is the “democratization” of research and media reporting, while maintaining high standards of investigation and analysis.
Many Global Research authors have developed their own blog sites. Our focus has been to acknowledge and support our authors’ blog sites, while also promoting several partner alternative media websites. In turn, Global Research articles are widely cross-posted by the independent online media.
Emphasis has been placed on establishing a comprehensive archive of Global Research articles and audio-visual material.
The Global Research archive (2001-2014) includes more than 40,000 articles and news reports. The Mondialisation.ca archive contains more than 12,000 articles in French.
More than 8000 authors have contributed to Global Research.
Since the launching of GRTV, we have developed an archive of videos, classified by theme and geographic region.
In 2008, Global Research and Professor Chossudovsky were awarded The First National Prize of the Mexican Press Club, for the “Best Research Website” at the international level.
In the course of the last few years, several Global Research authors have received awards for their writings.
Global Research: one of the leading independent media websites in North America and internationally
According to Alexa, the web ranking agency, Global Research is ranked among the top 14000 most popular websites Worldwide (all categories) out of a Worldwide total of over 850 million active websites Worldwide (2014). It is among the top 8500 websites (all categories) in the US.
While Global Research operates on a shoe string budget compared to the well-endowed establishment think tanks, it is more popular –in terms of its “Global Rank”– with substantially more readers than the powerful Council on Foreign Relations (CFR at cfr.org). (see graph below).
It is crucial that the articles published on Global Research reach a broad readership.
We encourage our readers to cross-post and/or forward Global Research articles, post them on Facebook and Twitter, submit them to internet discussion groups, send them to your friends on your e-mail lists, etc. This will help Global Research in its endeavors.
Global Research sends selected articles by email at no charge in the form of an electronic newsletter.
How to Use this Site
Global Research publishes news and feature articles. The latter consist of opinion articles, analytical articles as well as detailed research reports on important topics.
Both news and feature articles are categorized by Geoographic Region, Major Theme and Indepth Reports.
The Global Research collection of over 30,000 articles constitutes an invaluable source of information and analysis for the conduct of research on economic, political, strategic, social, cultural and environmental issues.
Articles in our archive are also categorized by author and by country. An internal Google search by key word is also available.
Global Research welcomes submissions of news and feature articles. The latter consist of opinion articles, analytical articles as well as detailed research reports on important topics.
Sources and references should be indicated where applicable with a view to ensuring a high degree of accuracy. For web based references, hyperlink text of main sources should also be indicated where applicable to enable readers to access key online documents. Kindly avoid long url addresses in the text.
Texts must be carefully edited prior to submission. Contributors are requested to submit a final draft. Revisions and/or updates to the text of the article will not be added once the article is published.
Global Research has the discretion to edit articles and undertake minor modifications prior to publication.
While Global Research welcomes broad political critique and analysis, we do not publish polemics directed against individual authors.
Articles should always be sent in the body of your email message.
If it is published on an author’s blog or a partner website, kindly indicate the url of the article.
With regard to style and format: single space default font, same size default font throughout, no paragraph indentation, indentation of quotes with “quotation marks”, line space between paragraphs and paragraph headings, paragraph headings in lower case bold left justified. Notes at the end of the article. Please do not use CAPS (in text or title) or underline.
End notes should be entered under the heading Notes.
The notes should conform to a recognized style format pertaining to books, articles, new reports, etc.: author, title, source of publication, date.
Endnote numbering should be entered as text to allow for easy conversion, rather than encrypted (with a hyperlink) as in a word document. Hyperlinks can be used to link to sources and references, Do not, however attach hyperlinks to endnote numerals. For endnote numbering, use Arabic numerals (22.214.171.124.5) rather than Roman (i, ii, iii…). The text of the submission should appear in text form in the body of the email message. Text can be hyperlinked in the body of the article. Avoid the use of long url addresses in the text.
The article should include a short biographical blurb (1-3 sentences) on the author at the foot of the article in italics, with the author’s name in bold.
While shorter articles, including news items, are often published on the same day, following their submission, for longer detailed feature articles, the editorial review may take several days. Longer articles should not normally exceed 8000 words.
Due to the high volume of emails, we are not able to acknowledge individual submissions or communicate editorial decisions. All articles published by Global Research will include an author’s copyright note.
The views expressed in Global Research articles are the sole responsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG). The Centre for Research on Globalization will not be held responsible or liable for any inaccurate or incorrect statements contained in Global Research articles. Global Research reserves the right to remove articles from the website.
Global Research Stats
Global Research has become one of the leading alternative news media in North America. According to Alexa, the web ranking agency, Global Research is ranked among the top 11,000 most popular websites Worldwide, out of a Worldwide total of more than 300 million active websites. It is among the top 9000 websites (all categories) in the US.
Moreover, Global Research articles are also published on more than fifty alternative media sites and blog sites.
The French language website mondialisation.ca is ranked among the 10000 most popular websites in France.
Increase in GR Readership (2011-2015)
More than 2.6 million page views, 1.2 million visits and over 700,000 ”unique visitors” per month on globalresearch.ca (Google Diagnostics, November 2011).
More than 4.75 million page views, 1.4 million visits and 934,000 “unique visitors” per month on globalresearch.ca (Google Analytics, January 2013)
More than 6.92 million page views, 2.3 million visits and 1.65 million “unique visitors” per month on globalresearch.ca (Google Analytics, April 2013)
More than 14,3 million page views, 5,157,525 visits (sessions) and 3,97 million users on both sites (Google Analytics, January 2015).
More than 277,000 people visited mondialisation.ca, 212,147 unique visits and 434,000 page views (April 2013)7
The CRG E-Newsletter is sent to more than 39,000 individual subscribers. The number of subscribers is increasing at about 500 a month.
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