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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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Between The Lines
For The Week Ending May 7, 2004

Human Rights Abuses
in U.S.-Run Iraq and Afghan Prisons
are Widespread and Systemic

Interview with Carroll Bogert,
associate director, Human Rights Watch,
conducted by Scott Harris

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Bush Regime/Election 2004

"Kerry's Campaign Contradicts Critics," by Joe Conason, New York Observer, May 12, 2004

"Banned In Kalamazoo: Bush Rally Closed To Open Minds," by David Corn, The Nation, May 12, 2004

"What John Kerry Needs: The Estrogen Factor," by Lakshmi Chaudhry, Alternet, May 11, 2004

"Florida Felon Purge: Here We Go Again," People For The American Way press release, May 10, 2004

"Mock The Vote," by Damien Cave, Rolling Stone, May 5, 2004


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Secret U.S. Jails Hold 10,000," Independent/UK, May 13, 2004

"Senseless Crackdown On Cuba," by Douglas Starr, Boston Globe, May 12, 2004

"Draft Boards Stay Active And In Touch -- Just In Case," Sun-Sentinel, May 10, 2004


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq

"Beheaded Man's Father Blames US Military," by the Telegraph/UK, May 12, 2004

"Chain Of Command: How the Defense Dept. Mishandled The Abu Ghraib Disaster," by Seymour Hersh, The New Yorker, May 17, 2004

"Focus Shifts To Jail Abuse Of Women," Guardian/UK, May 12, 2004

"War Crimes Have Doomed The Occupation," by Mark LeVine,, May 11, 2004

"'I Believed In This War... I Was So Wrong,'" by Tony Parsons, Mirror/UK, May 10, 2004

"Postcards From The Edge: 'We Saw The Pictures,'" by Tom Engelhardt,, May 9, 2004


Civil Liberties

"Detention Camp, U.S.A.," by Christopher Brauchli, Counterpunch, May 11, 2004


Media Issues

"Why Media Stood Silent When Torture Cases First Came To Light," by Danny Schechter,, May 12, 2004

"The Coming Backlash Against The Messenger," by Norman Solomon,, May 12, 2004

"The Wolf In Reporter's Clothing: The Rise Of Pseudo-Journalism In America," by John S. Carroll, Los Angeles Times, May 6, 2004



"Longshoremen Plan Mass March On Washington," by Jack Heyman, Counterpunch, May 12, 2004

"Harass The Republicans? Yes...," by David A. Lynn, New York Daily News, May 10, 2004


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