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About Global Research

The Centre for Research on Globalisation (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 website, 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 publishes news articles, commentary, background research and analysis on a broad range of issues, focussing on social, economic, strategic and environmental processes.

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.

In early 2006, Global Research established a separate French language website,, which reaches Francophone readers in Western Europe, North America, sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East.

In 2007, we launched Spanish, Portuguese and German language pages, which contain translations of Global Research articles. Arabic, Italian and Serbian 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

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The articles in French are contained in a separate archive. Those in other languages are contained in the main 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.

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.

Many Global Research authors have developed their own blog sites. Our focus has been to support our authors’ blog sites, while also promoting several partner alternative media websites.

Emphasis has been placed on establishing a comprehensive archive of Global Research articles and videos.

The Global Research archive (2001-2010) includes more than 20,000 articles and news reports. The archive contains more than 6000 articles in French.

Our data bank (2005-2010) includes a classification by author, and by country.

Since the launching of GRTV, we  have developed an archive of videos, classified by theme and geographic region. Also of interest is our earlier archive of audio-video material,

Global Research is classified among the top 50 Alternative News Sources by,  Global Research is also recommended as a resource by the American Library Association (ALA).

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 has become one of the main alternative media websites in North America. While Global Research operates on a shoe string budget compared to the well-endowed establishment think tanks, it has more readers than the powerful Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). (see graph below).
Source: Alexa. Global Research is ranked among the 15,000 most popular websites Worldwide

How you can Help Global Research

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.

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Global Research welcomes submissions of news and opinion articles. Sources and references should be indicated where applicable with a view to ensuring a high degree of accuracy. For web based references, hyperlink addresses of main sources [url] should also be indicated where applicable to enable readers to access key documents. 

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 15,000 most popular websites Worldwide, out of a Worldwide total of more than 150 million websites. Moreover, Global Research articles are also published on more than fifty alternative media sites and blog sites. Global Research is classified among 8000 most popular intrnet sites in the US.

Global Research is ranked by Alexa as the Number One Site in the Globalization category. It is among the top thirty in the Politics category

More than 2 million hits (page views) on a monthly basis, approximately one million visits and 550,000 “absolute visitors”  (Google Diagnostics)

Total Hits, February 2011: 2,028,790, 72,456 hits (page views of complete articles) per day  (Google Diagnostics). Note: Contrary to other websites, our articles are on a single page.

The CRG E-Newsletter is sent to more than 24,000 individual subscribers. The number of subscribers is increasing at about 500 a month.

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