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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 March 4, 2005


U.S. Politics

"Howard Dean Perfect To Revive Dems' Spirits," by Ed Garvey, Capital Times (Wisconsin), Feb. 22, 2005

"A Corrupted Election: Despite What You May Have Heard, The Exit Polls Were Right," by Steve Freeman & Josh Mitteldorf, In These Times, Feb. 15, 2005


Bush Regime

"Bash-The-AARP Effort Off To A Smarmy Start," by Ellis Hennican, Newsday, Feb. 23, 2005

"Our Declining Economy Weakens Bush's Bluster," by Nicholas Von Hoffman, New York Observer, Feb. 23, 2005

"With A Hush And A Whisper, Coward Bush Drops Town Hall Meeting With Germans," Der Spiegel/Germany, Feb. 23, 2005

"If America Keeps Marching, It Could Be In The Direction Of Nuclear Apocalypse," by Scott Ritter, Baltimore Sun, Feb. 22, 2005

"Starvation Is Part Of The Economic Plan," by Richard Manning, Counterpunch, Feb. 22, 2005

"The $200 Million Disinformation Campaign," by Molly Ivins, Working For Change, Feb. 22, 2005

"Tort Reform: Of, By And For Big Business," by Robert Scheer, Alternet, Feb. 22, 2005

"Europe's Leaders Each Allowed One Question Only In Meeting With Bush," Independent/UK, Feb. 21, 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Pentagon Wants Special Ops To Bypass Envoys," Washington Post, Feb. 24, 2005

"Company;s Work In Iraq Benefited Bush's Uncle," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 23, 2005

"Bush: Idea Of Attack On Iran 'Ridiculous' (But Possible)," Washinhgton Post, Feb. 23, 2005

"Imperial Entropy: Collapse Of The American Empire," by Kirkpatrick Sale, Counterpunch, Feb. 22, 2005

"Will There Be A Draft?," Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 22, 2005

"McCain Calls For Permanent Afghan Bases," Associated Press, Feb. 22, 2005


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Jaafari Victory A Win For Administration Pragmatists," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Feb. 23, 2005

"No Charges In Unarmed Iraqi's Shooting Death By GI," CBS News, Feb. 23, 2005


Civil Liberties

"Torturing Our Sovereignty," by Scott Horton,, Feb. 24, 2005

"Extent Of U.S. Abuse Cases Revealed," BBC News/UK, Feb. 24, 2005

"Shipped In Secret," by Ari Berman, The Nation, Feb. 23, 2005

"War Crimes," by Nat Hentoff, Village Voice, Feb. 22, 2005


Media Issues

"Gannongate: It's Worse Than You Think," by Eric Boehlert, Salon, Feb. 23, 2005

"Gannon's Outing Ignored By 'Liberal Media,'" by Gene Lyons, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Feb. 23, 2005

"The Times Sees No Evil," by Craig Aaron & Timothy Karr, Alternet, Feb. 23, 2005

"Sleuths Of Spin," by Bill Berkowitz, Alternet, Feb. 22, 2005

"PBS Wrong To Self-Censor," Madison Capital Times editorial (Wisconsin), Feb. 22, 2005

"Seldes And Bagdikian: Two Great Media Critics," by Norman Solomon, Alternet, Feb. 22, 2005

"PBS Stations Divided On 'Frontline' Iraq Film," Reuters, Feb. 22, 2005



"Trumka Is Leading Candidate To Replace Sweeney At Convention," by Harry Kelber, The Labor Educator, Feb. 23, 2005

"German Protesters Call Bush 'No. 1 Terrorist,'" Reuters, Feb. 23, 2005

"Thousands Of Germans March To Protest Bush's Visit," Mail & Guardian/South Africa, Feb. 23, 2005

"Is Another World Possible? A Water Activist Reports From Porto Alegre," by Arnie Alpert, Common Dreams, Feb. 23, 2005

"Rebuilding And 'Re-Brand-ing' Labor," by Dan Carol, Alternet, Feb. 23, 2005

"Fate Of The Union," by Frank Joyce, Alternet, Feb. 22, 2005


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