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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 Dec. 3, 2004


Election 2004

"Democrats Say Election Investigation In The Works," San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 24, 2004

"Fundamental Flaws Put Our Voting System At Risk," by Ralph Neas, Newsday, Nov. 24, 2004

"Judge Denies Demand for Ohio Recount," The Associated Press, Nov. 23, 2004

"Litigating The Election," by Marjorie Cohn, Truthout, Nov. 22, 2004

"Voting Rights Groups Gather Evidence Of Problems On Election Day," Cleveland Plain-Dealer, Nov. 21, 2004

"More Ohio Voter Suppression Testimony Prompts Upcoming Legal Filing For Statewide Recount," by Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman, Columbus Free Press, Nov. 20, 2004

"Recount Efforts In Ohio By Kerry Intensify," by Adam Stone, North County News, Nov. 19, 2004

"U.S. Election" Democracy In Question," Inter Press Service, Nov. 18, 2004

"UC Berkeley Research Team Sounds 'Smoke Alarm' For Florida E-Vote Count," UC Berkeley press release, Nov. 18, 2004

"Hearings On Ohio Voting Put 2004 Election In Question," by Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman, Columbus Free Press, Nov. 18, 2004

"Ohio Democrats Take Up Fight Over Ballots," Cleveland Plain Dealer, Nov. 18, 2004

"Recount New Hampshire: Just How Accurate Are Optical Scanners?," by Russ Baker, The Nation, Nov. 18, 2004


Bush Regime

"How DeLay Rakes It In," Newsweek, Nov. 29. 2004 Issue

"Rolling Back Women's Rights," The New York Times | Editorial, Nov. 23, 2004

"U.S. Risks A Downhill Dollar Disaster," by Larry Elliott, Guardian/UK, Nov. 23, 2004

"Krugman: Economic Crisis A Question Of When, Not If," Reuters, Nov. 22, 2004

"Don't Let Bush Rob Social Security," by Joel Wendland, ZNet, Nov. 21, 2004

"Group Blasts Political Quizzing Of U.S. Science Panel Nominees," Cleveland Plain Dealer, Nov. 21, 2004

"More Relief For Struggling Millionaires," by Michelle Goldberg,, Nov. 20, 2004

"Storm Clouds From Heaven: Apocalypse Soon," by David Lindorff, Counterpunch, Nov. 20, 2004

"Senate OKs $800 Billion Debt Hike," Associated Press, Nov. 18, 2004

"Dollar Is Melting But Bush Administration Takes No Action," Guardian/UK, Nov. 18, 2004

"GOP Looking to Repeal Food Labeling Law," Associated Press, Nov. 18, 2004


American Empire/War Profiteering

"FBI Interviews Halliburton Whistleblower," The Associated Press, Nov. 24, 2004

"Media Miss Rumsfeld's 'Dirty Wars' Talk," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Nov. 24, 2004

"CIA Knew Of Plot Against Venezuela's Chavez," Newsday, Nov. 24, 2004

"Hawks Push Regime Change In North Korea," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Nov. 23, 2004

"Bush Toughens Line On Iran, North Korea," Washington Post, Nov. 21, 2004

"Why America Has Got It So Wrong On Iran," by Peter Beaumont, Observer/UK, Nov. 21, 2004

"Plans Colombia And Patriota: Wanton Wastes Of Money, Manpower And Lives," by Jenna Michelle Liut, Counterpunch, Nov. 20, 2004


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Guardsmen Say They're Facing Iraq Ill-Trained," The Los Angeles Times, Nov. 25, 2004

"Witnesses Say U.S. Forces Killed Unarmed Civilians," Independent/UK, Nov. 24, 2004

"Medics Testify To Fallujah's Horrors," Washington Post, Nov. 24, 2004

"Iraqi Critics Speak Out On Occupation, Election," by Dahr Jamail,, Nov. 22, 2004

"More Blood, More Chaos," by Dahr Jamail, ZNet, Nov. 21, 2004

"Destroying Iraq To Save It," by Michael Kinsley, Los Angeles Times, Nov. 21, 2004

"U.S. Generals Want More Troops In Iraq," MSNBC, Nov. 21, 2004

"Hiding The U.S. Casualty Count," CBS News, Nov. 21, 2004

"Children Pay The Cost: Iraq Malnutrition Nearly Double What It Was Pre-Invasion," Washington Post, Nov. 21, 2004

"Increasing Dangers In Iraq Make Reporting The Whole Truth Tough," by Hannah Allam, Knight Ridder, Nov. 17, 2004


Civil Liberties

"Bush's 'Dirty War,'" by Christopher Paine, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, Nov./Dec., 2004

"Books' Removal A Jolt For Civil Libertarians," Sacramento Bee, Nov. 21, 2004

"Why Gonzales Could Do More Damage Than John Ashcroft," by Marisa Katz, The New Republic, Nov. 18, 2004

"The Road To Abu Ghraib: Paved With The Legal Opinion Of Alberto R. Gonzales," by Michael Ratner, Common Dreams, Nov. 18, 2004


Media Issues

"Stenographers To Power," by John Nichols, The Nation, Nov. 23, 2004

"Shoot The Messenger," by Greg Mitchell, Editor & Publisher, Nov. 22, 2004

"Clamping Down On Freedom Of The Press," by Charles Lewis, Center for Public Integrity, Nov. 22, 2004

"Alternate Reality--In Iraq, And At Home," by Frank Rich, The New York Times, Nov. 21, 2004

"Read The WSJ If You Can Stand It," by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.,, Nov. 20, 2004

"Media Falls Into Step With 'Iraqi Forces,'" by Norman Solomon,, Nov. 18, 2004

"Iraq, The Press And The Election," by Tom Engelhardt & Michael Massing,, Nov. 16, 2004

"On The Media And The Election," by Jeff Cohen, International Labor Communications Association, Nov. 12, 2004



"How To End The Iraq War," by Tom Hayden, Alternet, Nov. 23, 2004

"Moving On With MoveOn," by Rachel Neumann, Alternet, Nov. 23, 2004

"Arrests Made At Military School Protest," CBC News/Canada, Nov. 22, 2004

"Voters, Fighters, Citizens, Youth," by Zack Pelta-Heller, WireTap, Nov. 18, 2004


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