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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 July 8, 2005


U.S. Politics

"Coingate Scandal Touches Nearly Every Prominent Ohio Republican," by Christopher Hayes, The Nation, June 29, 2005

"Another Clinton Sells Out: Hillary Joins The DLC," by Ari Berman, The Nation, June 29, 2005

"Liberal Supreme Court Bloc Errs In Eminent Domain Case," by Russell Mokhiber & Robert Weissman, ZNet, June 29, 2005

"FBI Whistle-Blower To Run For Congress," Associated Press, June 28, 2005

"College Republicans: Generation Chickenhawk," by Max Blumenthal, The Nation, June 28, 2005


Bush Regime

"U.S. Blocked Release Of CAFTA Reports," Associated Press, June 29, 2005

"Linking Iraq With 9/11," Newsday, June 29, 2005

"Bush Omits Some Facts In Iraq Speech," Washington Post, June 29, 2005

"Bush Evokes 9/11 To Bolster Iraq War," Guardian/UK June 29, 2005

"The Immoral Relativists Of The Bush Administration," by Tom Engelhardt,, June 28, 2005

"Troops A Favorite Bush Audience," Associated Press, June 28, 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Final Draft? High Comedy On the Army Recruitment Front," by Matt Taibbi, New York Press, June 29, 2005

"Halliburton Facing $1.4 Billion Question Over Iraq Bill," Telegraph/UK, June 29, 2005

"The United States And The Iranian Election," by Stephen Zunes, Common Dreams, June 28, 2005

"From Tehran To Washington, An Axis Of Demagogues Just Got More Dangerous," by Norman Solomon, ZNet, June 28, 2005

"Pentagon Aided Halliburton, Official Charges," Los Angeles Times, June 28, 2005

"Matt Simmons' Bombshell: The Impending Decline Of Saudi Oil Output," by Tom Engelhardt & Michael Klare,, 2005


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"An Iraqi Peace Process," by Robert Dreyfuss,, June 29, 2005

"The Vietnam Solution," by Robert Dreyfuss,, June 28, 2005

"More Evidence At War Crimes Tribunal Indicts U.S.," by Dahr Jamail, ZNet, June 28, 2005

"The Downing Street Memo, Part One," by David Edwards, Media Lens, June 28, 2005

"U.S. Chinook Helicopter Carrying 15-20 Shot Down In Afghanistan," Telegraph/UK, June 28, 2005

"World Tribunal For Iraq: Culminating Session Testimony," by Dahr Jamail, Dahr Jamail's Iraq Dispatches, June 27, 2005

"U.S. General Admits To Secret Air War," Sunday Times UK, June 26, 2005


Civil Liberties

"UN Official: U.S. Suspected Of Keeping Secret Prisoners On Warships," Agence France Presse, June 29, 2005

"Human Rights Abuses Under The Material Witness Law Since 9/11," Human Rights Watch, June, 2005

"Torture Fatigue," by Silja J.A. Talvi, In These Times, June 28, 2005

"Torture And Accountability," by Elizabeth Holtzman, The Nation, June 28, 2005

"Anti-Terror Tactics Chill U.S. Campuses," by Mark Sidel, International Herald Tribune, June 28, 2005

"Flag Proposal Threatens First Amendment," by Hank Kalet, Cranbury Press (Dayton, NJ), June 25, 2005

"FBI Turned Loose: Your Rapidly Disappearing Rights," by Nat Hentoff, Village Voice, June 23, 2005


Media Issues

"FOX News: War, What War?," by Gary Kamiya,, June 28, 2005

"Covering Up Napalm In Iraq," by Mike Whitney, ZNet, June 28, 2005

"Blacklist Isn't New To CPB's Tomlinson," by Michael Winship, Common Dreams, June 28, 2005

"Big Media Interlocks With Corporate America," by Peter Phillips, Common Dreams, June 24, 2005

"Communities Who Use Low Power FM To Take Back The Vermont Airwaves," Vermont Guardian, June 24, 2005



"The 'Leave My Child Alone' Movement," by Rebecca Romani, Left Turn, June 29, 2005

"Tipping Point: Antiwar Movement Gaining Traction," by Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies, June 28, 2005


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