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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 Aug. 20, 2004


Bush Regime/Election 2004

"How They Could Steal The Election This Time," by by Ronnie Dugger, The Nation, Aug. 16, 2004

"Terror Alerts: Substance Or Politics?," by Howard Dean,, Aug. 11, 2004

"Kerry: No Repeat Of 2000 Vote Fiasco" by John Nichols, Capital Times, Aug. 11, 2004

"Bush's CIA Pick: 'Business As Usual,'" by Jim Lobe,, Aug. 11, 2004

"Did White House Sabotage War On Terror By Leaking Name Of Al Qaeda Double Agent?," Democracy Now, Aug. 10, 2004

"Spies Like Goss: How Much Of A Hack Is Bush's CIA Nominee?," by Fred Kaplan, Slate, Aug. 10, 2004

"Surprise! October Surprises Could Cut Against Bush," by Tom Engelhardt,, Truthout, Aug. 9, 2004

"Not Scared Yet? Try Connecting These Dots," by Ray McGovern, Truthout, Aug. 9, 2004

"Electoral Fraud Claim Returns To Haunt Florida," Sunday Herald/Scotland, Aug. 8, 2004

"Edwards: Democratic Ticket OK With Missouri Marriage Ban," Planet Out, Aug. 6, 2004


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Windfalls Of War: Post-War Contractors Ranked By Total Contract Value In Iraq And Afghanistan," Center for Public Integrity, Aug. 11, 2004

"U.S. Supports Anti-Democratic Forces In Venezuela Recall," by Robert Jensen, Common Dreams, Aug. 11, 2004

"Halliburton Questioned On $1.8 Billion Iraq Work," Reuters, Aug. 11, 2004

" The Writing on the Latrine Walls," By William Rivers Pitt, truthout|Perspective, Aug. 9, 2004


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq

"U.S., Iraqi Forces Launch Offensive In Najaf," CNN, Aug. 12, 2004

"G.I.s In Iraq Ask: Why Are We Here?," Boston Globe, Aug. 12, 2004

"Bush's Big Blunder: Chalabi," CBS, Aug. 11, 2004

"Rolling The Dice In Najaf," by Tom Engelhardt & Michael Schwartz,, Aug. 11, 2004

"How Portland Paper Got Iraq Abuse Story (And Shocking Photos)," Editor & Publisher, Aug. 11, 2004

"More Reports Of U.S. War Crimes In Najaf As U.S. Assault Looms," by Chris Shumway, The New Standard, Aug. 11, 2004

"Iraq 'Ended Nuclear Aims In 1991,'" BBC News, Aug. 11, 2004

"The Failed Occupation: Is This The Free Society The Iraqis Were Promised?," by Jonathan Freedland, Guardian/UK, Aug. 11, 2004

"U.S. Government, Media, Silent On Torture Of Detained Iraqi Kids," by Lisa Askenaz Kroke, The New Standard, Aug. 10, 2004

"Iraq Orders Al-Jazeera Office in Baghdad to Close," the Agence France Presse, Aug. 8, 2004

"U.S. Troops Ordered To Just Walk Away From Human Rights Abuses In 'New' Iraq," The Oregonian, Aug. 7, 2004


Civil Liberties

"Goss's Wish List," Newsweek, Aug. 11, 2004

"U.S. Contests Detainee Lawyer Rights," Daily Telegraph/Australia, Aug. 11, 2004

"Chicago On The Hudson?," by David Lindorff, Countrepunch, Aug. 10, 2004

"Police State USA," by U.S. Rep. Ron Paul,, Aug. 10 2004

"Bar Association Rips U.S. On Detainees," Associated Press, Aug. 9, 2004

"Big Business Becoming Big Brother,", Aug. 9, 2004


Media Issues

"Media Does Matter; Just Ask Bill O'Reilly," by Robert Furs,, Aug. 11, 2004

"Broadcasters Must Be Made To Serve The Public Interest," by Chellie Pingree & Jonathan Rintels, Seattle Times, Aug. 11, 2004

"Conservative Group Complains To Papers And Syndicate About Ted Rall," Editor & Publisher, Aug. 10 2004

"Attitudes Of Ignorance: A Consequence Of Media Portrayal Of Muslims And Islam," by Parvez Ahmed, Common Dreams, Aug. 10 2004

"National Geographic Kids Under The Corporate Thumb," by Russell Mokhiber & Robert Weissman, Common Dreams, Aug. 6, 2004



"New York Lockdown: Activists And Police Prepare For Gotham Convention," by Michelle Goldberg, Guardian/UK, Aug. 11, 2004

"Let The Anti-Bush Protesters Beware: Violence May Aid Re-election" by Nicolaus Mills, Newsday, Aug. 11, 2004

"Veterans Of Iraq War Found Antiwar Organization," The New Standard, Aug. 11, 2004

"Activist Medics: Meet The BALM Squad," by Eoin O'Carroll, Alternet, Aug. 11, 2004

"High Tech Levels Protest Field," Washington Times, Aug. 10, 2004

"RNC Protest Organizers Reject Rally Site,", Aug. 10, 2004

"Stonewalk For Peace" Boston Globe, Aug. 7, 2004


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