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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 Aug. 5, 2005


U.S. Politics

"Democrats Seek Firing In Leak Probe" Washington Post, July 12, 2005

"The Politics Of Land Grabbing," by David Morris, AlterNet, July 7, 2005

"Energy Company Paid $25,000 For DeLay Meeting," Dallas Morning News, July 7, 2005

"CAFTA Reflects Democrats Shift From Trade Bills," Washington Post, July 6, 2005

"'Extraordinary' Filibuster Deal Puts The Squueze On Democrats," by Jules Witcover, Baltimore Sun, July 6, 2005

"Democrats' Ads Highlights Republicans' Ethics Violations," The New York Times, July 6, 2005

"Democrats Blew It On CAFTA Vote," by John Nichols, Capital Times (Madison, WI), July 5, 2005


Bush Regime

" At White House, a Day of Silence on Rove's Role in CIA Leak," The New York Times, July 12, 2005

"The Real Rove Scandal," by Robert Scheer, Los Angeles Times, July 12. 2005

"Karl Rove Was Source Of Plame Leak," by Michael Isikoff, Newsweek, July 11, 2005

"Why Bush Has To Fire Rove," by David Corn, The Nation, July 11, 2005

"More Bush Lies: The Estate Tax And The Family Farm," by Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Nation, July 11, 2005

"No Doubt: Rove A Key Player In Plame Leak," by Dan Froomkin,, July 11, 2005

"Bush Team Was Involved In 'Eminent' Land Grab," by David Rossie, Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton, NY), July 6. 2005

"Bush's Bolton Options All Carry Risks," San Francisco Chronicle, July 5. 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Halliburton's Iraq Bill Rises," Washington Post, July 6, 2005

"It's Imperialism, Stupid," by Noam Chomsky, Uruknet, July 5, 2005


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Map Shows Every Service Man, Woman Killed In Iraq, Afghanistan," Palm Beach Post (Florida), July 6, 2005

"Insurgents Target High-Ranking Muslim Diplomats," Knight Ridder, July 5, 2005

"Afghan Government Condemns Civilians' Deaths," Financial Times/UK, July 5, 2005

"U.S. Increases 2004 Terror Attack Count Five-Fold," Associated Press, July 5, 2005

"Bush Speech From An Iraqi Perspective: 'Unbelievable,'" by Riverbend, Baghdad Burning, 2005


Civil Liberties

"Permanent PATRIOT Act Proposed," Washington Post, July 12, 2005

"Police Ban Antiwar Leaflets On Day Celebrating First Reading Of Declaration Of Independence," Express Times (Pennsylvania), July 11, 2005

"Who's Watching The Watch List?," by John Graham, Common Dreams, July 7, 2005

"California Guard Unit's Possible Spying Probed," Associated Press, July 7, 2005

"Diverse Coalition Pushes For Freedom Of Information Act Compliance," Washington Post, July 6, 2005

"The Gitmo Experiment," Democracy Now, July 6, 2005

"From Filmmaker In Los Angeles To Detainee In Iraq," Los Angeles Times, July 6, 2005

"Freedom Of Repression: New Ruling Will Allow Censorship Of Campus Publications," by John K. Wilson, In These Times, July 6, 2005

"In Gitmo: Interview With Jane Mayer," The New Yorker, July 6, 2005

"Military Expands Homeland Effort," Washington Post, July 6, 2005

"Neocons Bludgeon Professors With 'Academic Freedom,'" by Bill Berkowitz, Inter Press Service, July 6, 2005


Media Issues

"Lawmakers Criricize Efforts To Monitor PBS For Bias," Knight Ridder, July 12, 2005

"PBS Stolen By Right Wing In Cunning Bait And Switch," by Ed Garvey, Capital Times (Madison, WI), July 6, 2005

"Reporter For New York Times Sent To Jail In Legal Wrangle Over First Amendment Rights," Associated Press, July 6, 2005

"The Judy Miller Media Hug-Fest," by Rosa Brooks, Los Angeles Times, July 6, 2005

"Save The First Amendment--From Karl Rove," by Bill Israel, Editor & Publisher, July 5, 2005



"It's Time To Build A Mass Movement," by Bruce Dixon, The Black Commentator, July 6, 2005


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