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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 23, 2004


Bush Regime/Election 2004

"Whose Coup In America?," by Steve Weissman, Truthout, July 15, 2004

"Bush Camp Could Gain From An Election Postponement," by Joe Conason, New York Observer, July 14, 2004

"Nader Tickets Denies 'Trojan Horse' Accusations," San Francisco Chronicle, July 14, 2004

"Six Million May Lose Overtime Protection," Associated Press, July 14, 2004

"Only Cowards Cancel Elections," by William Rivers Pitt, Truthout, July 14, 2004

"Voting Machine Critics Rally Across U.S.," Associated Press, July 14, 2004

"Osama Wins! Election Postponed!," by David Lindorff, Counterpunch, July 13, 2004

"Kerry Won't Break With Wal-Mart Lobby," by John MacArthur, Providence Journal, July 13, 2004

"Cheney Faces Criminal Indictments; Other Illegal Actions Raise Warning Flags At White House," Capitol Hill Blue, July 8, 2004


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Advocates Of War Now Profit From Iraq's Reconstruction," Los Angeles Times, July 14, 2004


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq

"Manila Begins Troop Pullout," CNN, July 14, 2004

"Cleric's Militia Taking Over Largest Baghdad Neighborhood," Knight Ridder, July 13, 2004

"The CIA And Iraq: An Intelligence Debacle... And Worse," by Ray McGovern, Counterpunch, July 13, 2004

"Festering Resentment In 'Little Falloujas,'" Los Angeles Times, July 13, 2004


Civil Liberties

"Florida Cops To Use Repairmen, Exterminators To Spy On Citizens," Fox News, July 15, 2004

"Democratic Congressman Backtracks On Opposing PATRIOT Act Change," Seattle Times, July 14, 2004

"New Skirmishes In The PATRIOT Act Battle," Christian Science Monitor, July 14, 2004

"PATRIOT Act Foes Lose Fight To Revoke Feds' Book-Snooping Privileges," The New Standard, July 13, 2004

"Couple In Anti-Bush T-Shirts Arrested At President's Speech," Charleston Gazette, July 13, 2004

"Defense Of Guantanamo Prisoners Picks Up Steam; Government Attempts End Run," The New Standard, July 13, 2004

"Red Cross Suspects U.S. Hides Detainees," Associated Press, July 13, 2004

"Torture As Due Process," by James Bovard, Freedom Daily, July 7, 2004


Media Issues

"Why The Press Failed," by Orville Schell,, July 14, 2004

"Fahrenheit 9/11 Revisited," by Bill Berkowitz, Working For Change, July 14, 2004

"Free Lunch: Media-Ners And Dissident Techies Gather At Hackers On Planet Earth Conference," by Annalee Newitz, Alternet, July 14, 2004

"The Media Masking Of A 'Deserter,'" by Ian Williams,, July 13, 2004

"Fox News: Happy Talk From Hell," by Andrew O'Hehir, Salon, July 13, 2004

"My First (And Last) Time With Bill O'Reilly," by David Cole, The Nation, July 13, 2004

"New Documentary Aims to Demonstrate Bias on Fox News" Associated Press, July 13, 2004



"Dozens Granted Protest Permits For Boston Democratic Convention," Boston Globe, July 13, 2004


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