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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 Jan. 14, 2005


Election 2004

"Boxer to Stand With Conyers," By William Rivers Pitt,, Jan. 6, 2005

"Democrats To Force Debate On Ohio Results," Associated Press, Jan. 6, 2005

"Preserving Democracy: What Went Wrong in Ohio: Status Report of the House Judiciary Committee Democratic Staff," Jan. 5, 2005

"The 'Crime Of November 2,'" by Bob Fitrakis, Steve Rosenfeld & Harvey Wasserman, Columbus Free Press, Jan. 5, 2005


Bush Regime

"The Decline Of The Dollar: Faultlines In The U.S. Economy," by Alan Maass, Counterpunch, Jan. 6, 2005

"Bush Fuses Orwell, Kafka," by Richard Cohen, Boulder Daily Camera, Jan. 5, 2005

"U.S. Plans Tidal Wave Of Nuclear Proliferation," by Ira Chernus, Common Dreams, Jan. 5, 2005

"Pell Cut An Attack On Working People," by David Zweifel, Capital Times/ Wisconsin, Jan. 5, 2005

"Stopping The Social Security Bum's Rush," by Paul Krugman, The New York Times, Jan. 4, 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Cuba Confronts The New Bush Administration," by Salim Lamrani, ZNet, Jan. 5, 2004

"Military's Test At High Schools Brings A Salvo Of Concerns," Baltimore Sun, Jan. 3, 2004


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Meanwhile, Back In Iraq, The Situation Has Worsened," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Jan. 6, 2005

"Fallujans Return To All They Have Lost," Los Angeles Times, Jan. 5, 2005

"Iraqi Says U.S. Troops Laughed As Relatives Drowned," Reuters, Jan. 5, 2005

"U.S. Hedges On Iraq Election Timing," Toronto Star/Canada, Jan. 5, 2005

"White House May Want $1 Billion More For War," Chicago Sun Times, Jan. 4, 2005

"Iraq: Death In Fallujah Rising, Doctors Say," Reuters, Jan. 4, 2005

"Minister: Iraqi Insurgents Waging 'All-Out War' On Oil Industry," Agence France Presse, Jan. 3, 2005


Civil Liberties

"We Are All Torturers Now," by Mark Danner, The New York Times, Jan. 6, 2005

"Army Doctors Implicated In Abuse," Washington Post, Jan. 6, 2005

"It's Worse Than Illegal; It's Wrong,'" by Ray McGovern,, Jan. 6, 2005

"Detainee: U.S. Sent Me To Be Tortured In Egypt," Washington Post, Jan. 6, 2005

"Self-Portrait In A Tortured World" by Tom Engelhardt,, Jan. 5, 2005

"Man Charged Under PATRIOT Act For Shining Laser At Planes," ABC News, Jan. 5, 2005

"Court Says U.S. Can Revoke Citizenship Of Man Convicted Of Crime After Being Naturalized," Associated Press, Jan. 5, 2005

"Retired U.S. General On Gonzales: 'He Has Endangered Our Soldiers,'" Democracy Now, Jan. 5, 2005

"Gonzales Helped Set The Course For Detainees," Washington Post, Jan. 5, 2005

"Rights Groups, Ex-Military Brass Call For Careful Scrutiny Of Gonzales' Nomination," by Jim Lobe,, Jan. 5, 2005

"They Say They Can Lock You Up For Life Without Trial," by Elaine Cassel, Counterpunch, Jan. 4, 2005

"Backing Gonzales Is Backing Torture," by Robert Scheer, Los Angeles Times, Jan. 4, 2005

"The Year In Torture: A Compendium Of Abuse," by Yoram Gat, Counterpunch, Jan. 4, 2005

"Former Military Leaders Challenge Gonzales Nomination," Bloomberg News, Jan. 3, 2005


Media Issues

"The Moment Has Come For Media Reform," by Robert McChesney, Common Dreams, Jan. 5, 2005

"Staples Stops Advertising On Sinclair," Media Matters For America press release, Jan. 4, 2005

"Media Sense And Sensibilities," by Norman Solomon, Common Dreams, Jan. 4, 2005

"Activists Bring The Digital Frontier To New Communities," by Michelle Chen,, Jan. 3, 2005

"Digital Democracy's Future Turns On Wireless Debate," by Michelle Chen,, Jan. 3, 2005



"Rethinking Iraq," by Lakshmi Chaudhry, Alternet, Jan. 6, 2005

"Ask Not Who Bankrolled Fallujah: War Tax Resisters Opt Out," by Greg Moses, ZNet, Jan. 4, 2005


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