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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 May 13, 2005


U.S. Politics

"Christian Restorationists," by Joel Bleifuss, In These Times, May 2, 2005

"'Hope Is In The States': A Credible Claim By Progressives?," by Neil Pierce,, May 1, 2005

"Christ's Militia: How Evangelical Protestantism Came To Dominate American Religion," by Gary Nash, Boston Review, April/May, 2005

"Where Is Liberal Passion?," by Michael P. Lynch, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Apr. 22, 2005


Bush Regime

"The Machinery Of Mendacity," by Russ Rymer, Mother Jones, May/June, 2005

"Proof Bush Fixed The Facts To Get His Iraq War," by Ray McGovern,, May 4, 2005

"Social Security And Democratic Cowardice: Bush Has Grabbed The Third Rail, Now Turn On The Juice," by Dave Lindorff, Counterpunch, May 3, 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"'U.S. Invasion Of Iraq Was A Resource War,'" by Melanie Gosling, Cape Times/ South Africa, May 4, 2005

"New U.S. Plan For Nuclear Intimidation," by Ira Chernus, Common Dreams, May 4, 2005

"Scrapping Global Treaties," by Laura Flanders, AlterNet, May 4, 2005

"Army Recruiters Say They Feel Pressure To Bend Rules," The New York Times, May 3, 2005

"King George, Prince Abdullah, Global Warming, and the Torture of Thomas Jefferson," by Paul Street, ZNet, May 3, 2005

"Moving Out Of The Superpower Orbit," by Tom Engelhardt,, May 2, 2005


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"U.S. Can't Account For $100 Million Spent In Iraq" Associated Press, May 5, 2005

"Turning Point Fallujah: How U.S. Atrocities Sparked The Iraqi Resistance," by Milan Rai, Electronic Iraq, May 4, 2005

"'Tony Blair Lied Through His Teeth': The Secret 23 July 2002 Downing Street Memo--Key Quotes And Commentary," by Milan Rai, Electronic Iraq, May 4, 2005

"Support For Iraq War At Lowest Level," USA Today, May 4, 2005

"U. S. Seen As Unaccountable In Iraqi Civilian Deaths," Reuters, May 4, 2005

"Iraqi Press Under Attack From Authorities In Iraq," Knight Ridder, May 3 2005


Civil Liberties

"Ann Coulter And The Police State: Heckle A Racist, Get Arrested," by Colin Kalmbacher, Counterpunch, May 4, 2005

"How Your Vote Can Get You Fired," by Ted Rall, Yahoo, May 4, 2005

"Neocons Lay Siege To The Ivory Towers," by Saree Makdisi, Los Angeles Times, May 4, 2005

"Religion Probe Set For Air Force Academy," Associated Press, May 3, 2005

"Some Controversial PATRIOT Act Provisions Facing Renewal," Knight Ridder, May 3, 2005


Media Issues

"Liberating The 'Liberal Media,'" by Jason Miller, ZNet, May 4, 2005

"The War Party's War On The Media," by Justin Raimondo,, May 4, 2005

"A McCarthyite Watchdog For PBS?," by Digby,, May 4, 2005

"World Press Freedom Day: Secrecy, Propaganda Seen Sweeping U.S.," by William Fisher, Inter Press Service, 2005

"Republican Chairman Exerts Pressure On PBS, Alleging Bias," The New York Times, May 2, 2005

"NY Times Article Omitted Key Facts About CPB's New Ombudsmen," Media Matters for America, May 2, 2005



"U.S. War Crimes And The Case For Military Resistance," by Paul Rockwell, Common Dreams, May 3, 2005

"Students Occupy Univ. Of Hawaii Building To Protest Construction Of Military Center," Democracy Now, May 3, 2005

"Toward An Anti-Imperialist Movement," by Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch, May 2, 2005


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