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New Haven Advocate's
"Best of New Haven 2001"
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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 July 9, 2004


Bush Regime/Election 2004

"CIA Felt Pressure to Alter Iraq Data, Author Says Agency analysts were repeatedly ordered to redo their studies of Al Qaeda ties to Hussein regime, a terrorism expert charges," the Los Angeles Times, July 1, 2004

"Boston Phoenix' IDs 'Anonymous' CIA Officer," Editor & Publisher, June 30, 2004

"Poll: Americans Skeptical About Handover," The Associated Press, June 29, 2004

"Bush's Rating Falls to Its Lowest Point, New Survey Finds," New York Times, June 29, 2004

"Supreme Court Deals Blow to War on Terror," Reuters, June 28, 2004

"Bush is Interviewed in Inquiry on Leak of Operative's Name" by David Stout, The New York Times, June 24, 2004

"Cheney Utters 'F-Word' in Senate - Aides," by Reuters, June 24, 2004

"Anyone but Bush," Ron Reagan on Larry King Live, t r u t h o u t | Transcript, CNN, June 23, 2004


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Shameless in Iraq," by Naomi Klein, The Nation, July 12, 2004

"Billions of Revenue from Oil 'Missing'" The Guardian/UK, June 28, 2004

"Congress Overwhelmingly Endorses Ariel Sharon's Annexation Plans,", June 25, 2004

"Cheney's High Court," by the Capital Times / Madison, Wisconsin Editorial, June 25, 2004

"Court Won't Order Cheney Papers Released," Associated Press, June 24, 2004


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq

"A State That's Not A State: The US Can Invent A 'Sovereign' Entity, But There's No Guarantee That The Creature Won't Become A Monster," Los Angeles Times, June 28, 2004

"We Have Always Spent Iraqi Money On That: Conquer and Plunder Follows 'Shock and Awe'", June 25, 2004

"A Tough Iraqi's Strategy," Washington Post, June 25, 2004

"New Poll: 54% Say Sending Troops To Iraq Was A Mistake," by CNN, June 24, 2004

"Israeli Intelligence, Military Operatives Are Now Quietly At Work In Kurdistan," New Yorker, June 28, 2004


Civil Liberties

"Derail E-Mail Snooping," Washington Post | Editorial, July 2, 2004

"Why Isn't He On Trial?" by, June 25, 2004

"Librarians Set Aside 'Shhh' to Speak Out for Privacy Patriot Act: Government access to data on library users criticized by the normally quiet types," by the Baltimore Sun, June 24, 2004

"At Midvale school, slogans stir debate over speech control," The Salt Lake Tribune, June 21, 2004


Media Issues

"Moore 1, Media 0," The Nation, by Katha Pollit, July 19, 2004

"Fascism: The News Media's Political 'F' Word," ZNet, June 25, 2004

"Big Blow to Big Media," by John Nichols, The Nation, June 25, 2004

"Limbaugh Has No Place on the Front Line," by Mike Farrell, the Los Angeles Times, June 25, 2004

"Red-Hot 'Fahrenheit 9/11' a No. 1 Hit Across America," Reuters, June 27, 2004



"This Ain't No Party: First National HipHop Convention," Jeff Chang, AlterNet, June 25, 2004


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