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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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Between The Lines
For The Week Ending June 17, 2005


U.S. Politics

"Urban Archipelago: Progressive Islands In The Conservative Sea," by John Nichols, The Nation, June 20, 2005

"Three Top DNC Fundraisers Resign As Dean Pushes Grassroots Funding For Democrats," by Alexander Bolton, The Hill, June 7, 2005

"Dean's Democrats Remain Pathetic," by John R. MacArthur, Providence Journal (Rhode Island), June 7, 2005

"In God We Trust: America's Rising Religious Zealotry," Independent/UK, June 7, 2005

"Houses Of Right-Wing Worship," by Rose Aguilar, AlterNet, June 7, 2005

"The Mugging Of The American Dream," by Bill Moyers, AlterNet, June 6, 2005

"Battle Over Supreme Court Nominee Looms," Associated Press, June 6, 2005


Bush Regime

"President Bush, With The Candlestick...," by Robert Parry, Consortium News June 7, 2005

"The First Amendment President?," by Rory O'Connor, AlterNet, June 7, 2005

"Un-Housing The Poor: HUD Leads The Charge To Deny Assistance To Needy Families," by Dan Frosch, AlterNet, June 6, 2005

"Administration's Offenses Impeachable," by Robert Shetterly, Bangor Daily News (Maine), Jun. 3, 2005

"Rummy Rules: Rummy Watch II," by Nick Turse & Tom Engelhardt,, June 3, 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Bill Would Give CIA More Power Overseas," Washington Post, June 7, 2005

"World Military Spending Tops $1 Trillion In 2004; U.S. Leads The Way," Reuters, June 7, 2005

"Despite U.S. Pledges, Fear Of Draft Persists," Seattle Times, June 6, 2005

"'War On Terror' Has Latin American Indigenous People In Its Sight," Inter Press Service, June 6, 2005

"Children's Crusade: Military Programs Move Into Middle Schools To Fish For Future Soldiers," by Jennifer Wedekind, In These Times, June 3, 2005


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Iraqis Desperate For Work, Blind To Dangers," by Dahr Jamail, Inter Press Service, June 7, 2005

"Liberation Vs. Survival In Iraq," by Col. Dan Smith (Ret.), Counterpunch, June 7, 2005

"Saddam Trial To Focus On Most Notorious Atrocities," Independent/UK, June 7, 2005

"Torture's Part Of The Territory," by Naomi Klein, Los Angeles Times, June 7, 2005

"Sadr To Stay Out Of Politics Until Occupation Ends," Associated Press, June 6, 2005

"Iraq's Politically Savvy Insurgency Proves Its Staying Power," Army Times, June 6, 2005

"Son Of Antiwar Minnesota State Senator Killed In Iraq," Democracy Now, June 6, 2005

"Critics: Pre-9/11, Pentagon In Blinders Over Low Tech Warfare," Chicago Tribune, June 6, 2005

"Iraqi Plan To Cut State Jobs Could Further Swell Insurgent Ranks," Los Angeles Times, June 6, 2005

"A Lie Of Historic Proportions," by Cindy Sheehan, Common Dreams, June 6, 2005

"G.I.'s In Afghanistan Wage 'Forgotten War,'" Chicago Tribune, June 5, 2005

"The Failed Siege Of Fallujah," by Dahr Jamail, Asia Times, June 3, 2005

"Advocates See Veterans Of The 'War On Terror' Joining The Ranks Of The Homeless," Stars & Stripes, June 2, 2005

"Vicious Circle: The Dynamics Of Occupation And Resistance In Iraq," by Carl Conetta, Project on Defense Alternatives, May 18, 2005


Civil Liberties

"Desperate For Terror Arrests, FBI Turns To Entrapment," by Paul Craig Roberts,, June 7, 2005

"9/11 Commission For Prisoner Abuse?," by William Fisher,, June 7, 2005

"PATRIOT Act Should Be Reined In," by Anita Ramasastry, FindLaw, June 6, 2005

"Rights Group Leader Says U.S. Has Secret Jails," CNN, June 6, 2005

"Hands Off My Medical History," by Ann Farmer, Women's eNews, June 6, 2005

"'Secret' Senate Meeting On PATRIOT Act Moves To Authorize FBI 'Fishing Expeditions,'" Christian Science Monitor, June 6, 2005

"Close Camp Delta," by Michael Posner, Baltimore Sun, June 5, 2005

"Trial To Reveal Reach Of U.S. Surveillance," Washington Post, June 5, 2005

"Animal Rights Activists Face Trial Under Terror Law," Reuters, June 4, 2005


Media Issues

"Watergate Coup Was Harmful For Media," by Antonia Zerbisias, Toronto Star/Canada, June 7, 2005

"Missing The Big Picture On PBS:Before Getting Too Commercial, System Needs To Return To Public Service Roots," by William Hoynes, New York Newsday, June 5, 2005



"Debate Over The Future Of The AFL-CIO: More Heat Than Light," by Bill Fletcher, Jr., Common Dreams, June 7, 2005

"Former Supporter Joins Foes Over War," Boston Globe, June 5, 2005


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