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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 Nov. 26, 2004


Election 2004

"Progressives: Get Ready To Fight," by Robert L. Borosage & Katrina Vanden Heuvel, The Nation, Nov. 29, 2004

"Mapping The Election," by Tom Engelhardt,, Nov. 14, 2004

"Ohio Voters Tell Of Election Day Troubles At Hearing," Cleveland Plain Dealer, Nov. 14, 2004

"Web Abuzz With Vote-Rigging Tales," by Antonia Zerbisias, Toronto Star/Canada, Nov. 14, 2004

"Looking For Voter Reform, Groups Keep Eyes On Ohio," Los Angeles Times, Nov. 13, 2004

"Amid Charges Of Vote Suppression, Activists Look For Larger Fraud," by Jessica Azulay, The New Standard, Nov. 13, 2004

"The Architects Of Defeat: Dem Pollsters, Strategists, Consultants And Clintonistas," by Arianna Huffington, Alternet, Nov. 12, 2004

"The Perfect Election Day Crime," by Stephen Rosenfeld,, Nov. 12, 2004

"What Happened In New Mexico?," by Zachary Smith, Santa Fe Reporter, Nov. 12, 2004

"A Legitimate Recount Effort In Ohio," by Steven Rosenfeld, Alternet, Nov. 12, 2004

"Electoral Bright Spots," by Evan Derkasz, Alternet, Nov. 10, 2004

"Progressives Were Winners In This Election Cycle," by Rick Mercier, Free Lance Star (Virginia), Nov. 9, 2004

Bush Regime

"White House Orders Purge Of CIA 'Liberals,' Sources Say," Baltimore Sun, Nov. 14, 2004

"Deputy Chief Resigns from CIA," The Washington Post, Nov. 13, 2004


American Empire/War Profiteering

"The Politics Of Imperialism," by James Petras, Counterpunch, Nov. 13, 2004

"The Prague Summit: Propaganda War Against Cuba," by Salim Lamrani, ZNet, Nov. 9, 2004


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Draft Coming, Students Told," The New York Journal News, Nov. 5, 2004

"U.S. Troops Shot Civilians Escaping From Fallujah," Associated Press, Nov. 14, 2004

"55 U.S. Soldiers Killed This Week," by Michael Ewens,, Nov. 14, 2004

"Civilian Cost Of Battle For Fallujah Emerges," Observer/UK, Nov. 14, 2004

"In Fallujah, Marines Feel Shock Of War," Washington Post, Nov. 14, 2004

"Violence Erupts Across Iraq As Aid Agencies Warn Of Disaster And U.S. Declares Battle Of Fallujah Is Over," Independent/UK, Nov. 14, 2004

"Wrath, Anger And Sadness," by Dahr Jamail,, Nov. 13, 2004

"New Rebel Tactics Emerge In Fallujah" Christian Science Monitor, Nov. 12, 2004

"U.S. Soldiers Raid Homes Of Sunni Muslim Clerics Critical Of Offensive," Knight Ridder, Nov. 12, 2004

"Human 'Disaster' Looms In Encircled Fallujah," Reuters, Nov. 11, 2004

"Scores Of Civilians Killed In Fallujah," Reuters, Nov. 9, 2004

"The Crushing Of Fallujah Will Not End The War In Iraq," by Patrick Cockburn, Independent/UK, Nov. 9, 2004


Civil Liberties

"Private Jet Takes Men For Torture ," The Weekend Australian/Australia, Nov. 15, 2004

"Groups, U.S., Battle Over 'Global Terrorist' Label," Washington Post, Nov. 14, 2004

"Gonzales' Appointment Is A Danger To Human Rights," by Joel Wendland, ZNet, Nov. 14, 2004

"Ashcroft Says Judges Threaten National Security By Questioning Bush Decisions," Associated Press, Nov. 13, 2004

"Exit Ashcroft, Enter Gonzales," by Mark Whitney, Alternet, Nov. 12, 2004

"Bob Dylan Song Brings Secret Service Visit To Boulder High School," Rocky Mountain News, Nov. 12, 2004

"Curbing Your Enthusiasm: The Bush Anti-Sex League," by Regina Lynn, Wired News, Nov. 12, 2004

"Alberto Gonzales: A Record Of Injustice," by Christy Harvey & Jud Legum & Jonathan Baskin, The Progress Report, Nov. 11, 2004

"Ashcroft's Legacy: A Blot On The Bill Of Rights And The Constitution," by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, Nov. 11, 2004

"Bush Fingers Torture Apologist For Attorney General," The New Standard, Nov. 11, 2004

"Photos: Marine APC's Appear At Antiwar Protest In Westwood," Los Angeles Independent Media Center, Nov. 10, 2004

"Marine APC's Appear At Antiwar Protest In Westwood," Los Angeles Independent Media Center, Nov. 9, 2004


Media Issues

"Big Media, Some Nerve," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, Nov. 13, 2004

"Vote Shows Media Failed," by Margaret Crome, Madison Capital Times, Nov. 11, 2004



"Dems Must Swap Yard Signs For Protest Signs," by Ed Tant, Athens Banner-Herald, Nov. 14, 2004


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