Here is a list of useful and fun links I give out to my students. Many of these focus on American politics...so, if our international friends have comparable links for the politics in their country...please post them!
Any political links that you have found useful or fun...respond to this thread with them! CIA World Factbook
Get comparative statistics and information on any state in the world.FactCheck
FactCheck is a site dedicated to identifying or clarifying misleading claims made by U.S. politicians.GovTrack
With GovTrack, you can track the most recent Bills and activities of The United States Congress.Moral Political Test
Political test that measures your political ideology based off four dimensions of your personal moral system.OnWar
A nice site that has information on every major and minor conflict in modern world history.Political Compass Test
Another four dimension political test based off of your views on different propositions.Polity IV Index
Measure of democracy around the world based on a scale of democratic and autocratic features. Compare different political systems by looking at the country reports.Polling Report
Great site for tracking current U.S. public opinion polls from a variety of major national polls.Project Vote Smart
Project Vote Smart is a site dedicated to gathering information about current and potential candidates for U.S. national office. Great resource on getting informed on where politicians stand on various issues.Real Clear Politics
A useful website that gathers political news articles from a variety of sources.Watching America
Curious what the rest of the world is saying about the United States? Find out here.