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New Haven Advocate's
"Best of New Haven 2001"
-- Staff Picks --
Scott Harris, Best Radio News Reporter
WPKN Radio, 89.5 FM

"Giving Voice to Dissent: Bridgeport's WPKN Radio Covers The News With Left-Of-Center Takes Not Found In The Mainstream Media" Hartford Courant, Feb. 26, 2003

"The Rest of the News," New Haven Advocate, July 3, 2003


War And Profiteering

Those Who Dared to Come Forward
In-depth compilation on Washington insiders speaking out on Bush administration policies and actions

"Iraq On The Record," U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman report, March 16, 2004

"Greenspan Testimony Highlights Bush Plan for Deliberate Federal Bankruptcy," by Michael Meurer,, March 2, 2004

"Noam Chomsky on Middle East Conflict and U.S. War Plan Against Iraq," Between The Lines interview with Noam Chomsky, conducted by Scott Harris, for the Week Ending May 3, 2002

"The Iraq War & The Bush Administration's Pursuit of Global Domination," Counterpoint, Sept. 15, 2003

The Iraq Crisis, a Global Policy Forum, UN Security Council section on the 13 years of sanctions and other background of the war, the humanitarian situation, the importance of Iraq's huge oil resources, and disputes over a post-war government and reconstruction plan

"Occupation, Inc." Southern Exposure, Winter, 2003/2004

"Pipeline Politics: Oil, The Taliban, and the Political Balance of Central Asia," World Press Review Special Report, Nov.-Dec. 2001

"War Profiteering," by The Nation editors, April 24, 2003

"An Annotated Saddam Chronology," ZNet, Dec. 15, 2003

Civil Liberties

"The Global Gulag: Into The Shadows," by Tom Engelhardt,, April 5, 2004

"Keeping Secrets: The Bush administration is doing the public's business out of the public eye. Here's how--and why," by Christopher H. Schmitt and Edward T. Pound, U.S. News & World Report, Dec. 12, 2003

"FBI Memo: Tactics Used During Protests And Demonstrations" Federal Bureau of Investigation, Oct. 15, 2003

"F.B.I. Scrutinizes Antiwar Rallies" by Eric Lichtblau, New York Times, Nov. 23, 2003

"Fascism Anyone?" 14 Signs of Fascism, Free Inquiry Magazine, Volume 23, No. 2

"Germany In 1933: The Easy Slide Into Fascism," The Crisis Papers, June 9, 2003

Multi-Ethnic Issues Advocacy

Dr. Earl Ofari Hutchinson's Commentaries, The Hutchinson Report
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For The Week Ending May 7, 2004

Former Ambassador to Honduras
with Troubling Human Rights Record,
Named as Chief U.S. Diplomat in Iraq

Interview with Larry Birns,
executive director, Council on Hemispheric Affairs,
conducted by Scott Harris

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Bush Regime/Election 2004

"Big Worries About John Kerry," by John Nichols, The Nation, May 6, 2004

"Centering Kerry,'" by Peter Hart,, May 6, 2004

"2-For-1 Voting" by Bruce Ackerman, The New York Times, May 5, 2004

"Statement By Former U.S. Diplomats: Reverse The Reversal,", May 4, 2004

"Winner Takes All: Pols Choose Their Voters," by Steven Hill and Rob Richie,, May 4, 2004

"E-Voting Oversight Overwhelms U.S. Agency," Associated Press, May 4, 2004


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Imperialism In Iraq," by Gene Lyons, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, May 6, 2004


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq

"New Prison Images Emerge," Washington Post, May 6, 2004

"U.S. Must Leave Falluja, Iraqi General Says," Reuters, May 6, 2004

"On The Brink Of Defeat In Iraq," by William Lind, Counterpunch, May 6, 2004

"Red Cross Says It Repeatedly Warned U.S. On Abuse," Reuters, May 6, 2004

"U.S. Troops Start Major Attacks On Shiite Insurgents In 2 Cities," The New York Times, May 6, 2004

"U.S. Army Report On Abuse Of Iraqi Prisoners," by Maj. Gen. Antonio M. Taguba, Counterpunch, May 5, 2004

"Against The Law Of War," by Anthony Dworkin, Guardian/UK, May 4, 2004

"Foreigners' Role In Iraqi Insurgency Small," Associated Press, May 3, 2004


Civil Liberties

"This Is The New Gulag," by Sidney Blumenthal, Guardian/UK, May 6, 2004

"Prisoner Abuse: What About The Other Secret U.S. Prisons?," by Reed Brody, International Herald Tribune, May 4, 2004

"Build A Web Site, Go To Jail," by Jacob Sullum, Reason, Apr. 30, 2004


Media Issues

"The War And Racism: Media Denial In Overdrive," by Norman Solomon, ZNet, May 6, 2004

"The Military-Mass Media Complex," by Guy Reel, Common Dreams, May 6, 2004

"CBS Delayed Report On Prison Abuse After Military Chief's Plea," Guardian/UK, May 4, 2004

"Disney Forbidding Distribution Of Michael Moore Film," The New York Times, May 4, 2004

"Torture, CBS And Self-Censorship," by David Peterson, Counterpunch, May 4, 2004

"Gore To Launch Youth Cable Network," Reuters, May 4, 2004

"Emailers Criticize Rall Cartoon And Story About It," Editor & Publisher, May 4, 2004

"Rall's Tillman Cartoon Pulled By," Editor & Publisher, May 3, 2004

"Sinclair Critics To Fight License Renewal," Citizen-Times, May 1, 2004



"The Antiwar Movement: Where Do We Go From Here?," by Stephen Shalom, ZNet, Apr. 25, 2004


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