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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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Between The Lines
For The Week Ending April 22, 2005


U.S. Politics

"GOP Senator Fans Flames Of Anti-Judiciary Violence," Washington Post, Apr. 5, 2005

"Electronic Voting Problems Discovered In Miami-Dade County," Associated Press, Mar. 31, 2005

"The Democrats: A Party Inverted," by Bill Bradley, The New York Times, Mar. 30, 2005

"GOP Now 'Political Arm Of Conservative Christians,'" by John Danforth, The New York Times, Mar. 30, 2005

"What's Going On? Dealing With Extremists In Our Midst," by Paul Krugman, The New York Times, Mar. 29, 2005

"Schiavo Case Proves Dems Are Starving For Leadership," by Arianna Huffington,, Mar. 29, 2005


Bush Regime

"Bush Threw Us a 'Curveball': Report Shines a Light on 'Crazy' Iraqi Informant," by Robert Scheer, the Los Angeles Times, April 5, 2005

"Bush, Cheney, Get Their Whitewash," by Matthew Rothschild, by The Progressive, April 2, 2005

"WMD Commission -- Yet Another Intelligence Failure," by Rahul Mahajan,, April 1, 2005

"Honest Intelligence Needed," by Ray McGovern, the Miami Herald, April 1, 2005

"Bush Tightening Grip On Advisers?" Washington Post, Mar. 31, 2005

"John Bolton: Ally Of CIA-Linked Drug Runners," by David Corn,, Mar. 30, 2005

"SellingF-16s To Pakistan: The Bush Administration Initiates An Arms Race," by Amitabh Pal, The Progressive, Mar. 29, 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"The Teetering Empire," by Scott Horton,, Apr. 5, 2005

"Military Recruiters Target Minority Teens," Los Angeles Times, Apr. 5, 2005

"A Larger Military, Even If It Means A Draft," San Francisco Chronicle, Apr. 4, 2005

"Sleepwalking To Disaster In Iran," by Scott Ritter, Al Jazeera, Mar. 30, 2005

"Three Strikes For Empire," by Ivan Eland, Common Dreams, Mar. 30, 2005


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Abu Ghraib Attack 'Highly Sophisticated,'" Washington Post, Apr. 5, 2005

"The Bush Administration's Afghan Spring," by Tom Engelhardt,, Apr. 4, 2005

"Sen. Boxer Wants Deadline For Leaving Iraq," San Francisco Chronicle, Mar. 30, 2005

"U.S. Holds About 10,500 Prisoners In Iraq," Associated Press, Mar. 30, 2005


Civil Liberties

"FBI Seeks Expanded Search Powers," MSNBC News, Apr. 5, 2005

"Can International Law Save Civil Liberties?," by Niko Kyriakou, Inter Press Service, Apr. 5, 2005

"Gonzales Presses For PATRIOT Act Renewal," Associated Press, Apr. 5, 2005

"The Next Chapter In The PATRIOT Act," by Declan McCullagh, CNET News, Apr. 4, 2005

"Abu Ghraib Probe Suggests CIA Role In Iraqi Deaths," Reuters, Apr. 4, 2005

"The Trouble With Tasers," by Anne-Marie Cusac, The Progressive, Apr., 2005

"Fresh Skirmishes In the Information Wars," by William Fisher, Inter Press Service, Mar. 31, 2005

"Run-Out Has Become Runaround," by Jim Spencer, Denver Post,, Mar. 30, 2005

"U.S. General In Iraq Approved Extreme Interrogation Methods," Guardian/UK, Mar. 30, 2005

"Case Allegedly Shows U.S. Practice Of Secret Arrests," Los Angeles Times, Mar. 30, 2005

"FAA Logs Corroborate Torture Transfer," The New York Times, Mar. 30, 2005

"Three Were Told To Leave Bush Town Meeting," Washington Post, Mar. 30, 2005

"Secret Service Investigating Removal Of 3 From Social Security Event," Associated Press, Mar. 29, 2005


Media Issues

"Right Wing Radio: Religious Broadcasters Squeeze Community Radio Off FM Dial," by Sarah Posner, AlterNet, Apr. 5, 2005

"Iraq War Coverage Reminds Me Of Vietnam," by John R. MacArthur, Providence Journal (Rhode Island), Apr. 5, 2005

"Gore's New Media Venture Seeks To Blend TV, Internet," San Francisco Chronicle, Apr. 5, 2005

"Why Media Ownership Matters," by Amy Goodman & David Goodman, Seattle Times, Apr. 3, 2005

"Tune In: Documentary Chronicles Air America's First Year," by Don Hazen, Alternet, Mar. 31, 2005

"An American Fatwa: Media Irresponsibility May Endanger Michael Schiavo's Life For Years," by Dan Kennedy, Boston Phoenix, Mar. 31, 2005

"Schiavo Case: Media Pander To The Right," by Jeff Cohen, Common Dreams, Mar. 29, 2005

"Tiny Internet Service Takes FCC To Supreme Court," by Ren Bucholz, Alternet, Mar. 28, 2005



"The Grassroots Resistance To The PATRIOT Act," by David Lindorff, Counterpunch, Apr. 5, 2005

"NYU Antiwar Protesters Keep CIA At Bay," Washington Square News (New York City), Apr. 4, 2005


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