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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

Pentagon's Legacy of Training
Latin American Soldiers
in Torture Techniques Haunts
Probe Into Iraqi Prisoner Abuse Scandal

Interview with Eric LeCompte,
organizing coordinator, School of the Americas Watch,
conducted by Scott Harris

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While Federal Contracts to Private Companies
Proliferate, Government Oversight
is Weak or Nonexistent

Interview with Michael Scherer,
Washington correspondent
for Mother Jones magazine,
conducted by Scott Harris

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Bush Regime/Election 2004

"Denied Entrance To Bush Event In Dubuque," by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, May 20, 2004

"Kerry And Nader Meet, Discuss Union And Corporate Issues," Knight Ridder, May 20, 2004

"Bush Administration's Fake Medicare 'News Reports' Called Illegal," Los Angeles Times, May 20, 2004

"Bishops Vs. Kerry," by John Nichols, The Nation, May 20, 2004

"National Party Fundraising Remains Strong, Despite Soft Money Ban," by Anthony Corrado, Brookings Institution, May 19, 2004

"The Jesus Landing Pad: White House Checked With Rapture Christians Before Latest Israel Move," by Rick Perlstein, Village Voice, May 18, 2004

"Nader's Evaders," by Jeremy Voas, Detroit Metro Times, May 14, 2004


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Open Letter To President Bush: Mistreatment Of Detainees In U.S. Custody," by Kenneth Roth, Human Rights Watch, May 18, 2004

"Imperial Policing: Why Abu Ghraib Shouldn't Surprise Us," by Doug Stokes, Counterpunch, May 18, 2004

"Memos Reveal War Crimes Warnings," by Michael Isikoff, Newsweek, May 17, 2004

"'They Tied Me Up Like A Beast And Began Kicking Me,'" Observer/UK, May 16, 2004


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq

"Hostilities Force Bush Into Deep Hole: Strategy Pushing U.S. Into 'Abyss,'" by Julian Borger, Guardian/UK, May 20, 2004

"Women And Children Slaughtered: U.S. Kills 40 Civilians In Village Attack," San Francisco Chronicle, May 20, 2004

"The Truth About Ahmed Chalabi" by Andrew Cockburn, Counterpunch, May 20, 2004

"Power And Vainglory: Iraq Isn't Another Vietnam--It's Much Worse" by John Gray, Independent/ UK, May 19, 2004

"Shocking Details On Abuse Of Reuters Staffers In Iraq," Editor & Publisher, May 19, 2004

"Powell Admits False WMD Claims," by David Corn, The Nation, May 18, 2004

"Reuters, NBC Staff Abused By Troops In Iraq," Reuters, May 18, 2004

"Former Abu Ghraib Intel Staffer: 'Definitely A Cover-Up'," ABC News, May 18, 2004

"Behind The Scenes, U.S. Tightens Grip On Iraq," Wall Street Journal, May 17, 2004

"'I Killed Innocent People For Our Government,'" by Paul Rockwell, Sacramento Bee, May 16, 2004


Civil Liberties

"Greenpeace Prevails Against Ashcroft In Controversial Prosecution," by Jim Lobe,, May 20, 2004

"Pre-empting The Bill Of Rights: The Other War, One Year Later," by Elaine Cassel, Counterpunch, May 18, 2004

"Data Scant For Watchlist Usage," Wired News, May 17, 2004


Media Issues

"Fire The War Pimps: Zero Tolerance For Iraq War Pundits," by Ted Rall,, May 19, 2004

"New Revelations Highlight Miller Ink Stain At Times," by William E. Jackson, Jr., Editor & Publisher, May 19, 2004

"Incendiary 'Fahrenheit 9/11 ' Fires Up Crowd At Cannes," Associated Press, May 18, 2004

"Tide Is Changing In U.S. Coverage Of Iraq War," by Antonia Zerbisias, Toronto Star, May 18, 2004



"On The Spot: Rallying Girl Power," by Darci Andresen, Alternet, May 20, 2004

"'War Profiteers': Five Protesters Arrested At Halliburton Meeting," Reuters, May 19, 2004

"Fremont Sculpture Gets War-Themed Update," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, May 17, 2004


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