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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 June 3, 2005


U.S. Politics

"Byrd Rescues Filibuster But GOP Gains Extremist Judges," MSNBC, May 24, 2005

"Sell-Out Deal Made; Bush's Judges In," TalkLeft blog, May 23, 2005

"Attack On Election Board Whistlblower And Leaked Blackwell Threats Re-Fire Ohio's Election Theft Scandal," by Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman, Columbus Free Press, May 23, 2005

"Fortas Who?," by Joe Conason,, May 20, 2005


Bush Regime

"Bush And The Angry God: Twilight Of Secular Democracy In America?" by Elaine Cassel, Counterpunch, May 21/22, 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Chavez Considers Breaking U.S. Ties," BBC News/UK, May 23, 2005

"Neo-Victorian America?," by Stirling Newberry, Truthout, May 22, 2005

"Officers Plot Career Exit Strategies In Light Of Open-Ended 'War On Terror,'" Los Angeles Times, May 22, 2005


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"U.S. Military To Build Four Giant New Bases In Iraq," Guardian/UK, May 23, 2005

"A Violent Cycle Threatens To Throw Iraq Into Civil War," Newsday, May 23, 2005

"Down And Out With Iraqi Forces," by David Axe,, May 23, 2005

"Pat Tillman's Family Blasts 'Disgusting' Army Lies," Washington Post, May 23, 2005

"Massive U.S. Op Launched Near Baghdad," The Australian/Australia, May 23, 2005

"Five U.S. Soldiers Killed In Northern Iraq On Sunday," Associated Press, May 23, 2005

"The Unnoticed Death Of Amada Saria," by Mark Rothschild,, May 23, 2005

"Lost History: The February, 2002 Koran Incident At Gitmo," by Calgacus,, May 23, 2005

"Daily Life In Baghdad," by Dahr Jamail, Dahr Jamail's Iraq Dispatches, May 23, 2005

"Insurgency On The March," by Steve Chapman, Philadelphia Inquirer, May 23, 2005

"Desertion Huge Problem For U.S. In Iraq," The New Zealand Herald/New Zealand, May 23, 2005

"Why Insurgents Seek Victory By Suicide Bombs," ABC News, May 23, 2005

"Dozens Have Alleged Koran's Mishandling" Los Angeles Times, May 22, 2005

"The Unknown Unknowns Of The Abu Ghraib Scandal," by Seymour Hersh, Guardian/UK, May 21, 2005

"Occupation, Insurgency Feed Each Other," by William Pfaff, Korea Herald/South Korea, May 20, 2005

"Three More Journalists Die In Iraq's Media Nightmare," International Federation of Journalists report, May 20, 2005


Civil Liberties

"Records Reveal Guantanamo Stories," Associated Press, May 23, 2005

"Patterns Of Abuse," The New York Times editorial, May 23, 2005

"The Rise Of Islamophobia," by Arsalan Iftikhar,, May 23, 2005

"Free Jose Padilla," by Mike Whitney, ZNet, May 23, 2005

"Legalizing Torture?," by Liz Minchin, The Age/Australia, May 22, 2005

"CIA Skullduggery In Academia: Carry On Spying (Or Pay Us Back At The Rate Of 2,400 Percent)," by David H. Price, Counterpunch, May 21/22, 2005

"The GOP's Police State," by Dave Lindorff, Counterpunch, May 21/22, 2005

"White House Wants FBI To Be Able To Track Mail," Reuters, May 21, 2005


Media Issues

"What Smoking Gun? Where?," by Robert Dreyfuss,, May 23, 2005

"Newsweek A Target Of Opportunity In Right Wing Culture Wars," by Tom Teepen, Cox Newspapers, May 23, 2005

"Why We Need A Media And Democracy Act," by Danny Schechter, Common Dreams, May 22, 2005

"Bush Lied, And The Press Can't Be Bothered To Report It," by Kay Hansen, Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 21, 2005

"GOP Continues Crusade Against PBS," Washington Post, May 20, 2005



"Amnesty International Says U.S. War Dodger Would Be 'Prisoner Of Conscience,'" Canadian Press/Canada, May 22, 2005

"First They Took On Taco Bell. Now, The Fast Food World," Associated Press, May 22, 2005


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