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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. 26, 2005


U.S. Politics

"Religious Right Bashes The Courts," by Derrick Jackson, Bostone Globe, Aug. 16, 2005

"Democrats Look To Duck Fight Over Roberts," Washington Post, Aug. 16, 2005

"Senate Democrats Demand Certain Roberts Documents," Reuters, Aug. 13, 2005

"Key Figure In DeLay Investigation Indicted," Associated Press, Aug. 12, 2005

"A Tour Of Congress With Sanders:Four Amendments And A Funeral," by Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone, Aug, 10, 2005


Bush Regime

"Roberts Wrote In 1985 That Memorial For Fetuses Was Good Way To Draw Attention To 'Abortion Tragedy,'" Associated Press, Aug. 16, 2005

"Roberts Scoffed At Equal-Pay Theory," USA Today, Aug. 16, 2005

"Bush Motorcade Passes War Protesters," Associated Press, Aug. 12, 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Bush's Blind Spot On Iran," by Robert Scheer, Los Angeles Times, Aug. 16, 2005

"Bush Raises Option Of Using Force Against Iran," Reuters, Aug. 13, 2005


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Women Of The New Iraq See Social And Political Rights Erased," by Haifa Zangana, AlterNet, Aug. 16, 2005

"An Exit Strategy For Iraq Now," by Tom Hayden, Los Angeles Times, Aug. 16, 2005

"26 Iraqi Workers Wounded As U.S. Troops Mistake Them For Rebels," Agence France Presse, Aug. 16, 2005

"A Constitution That Means Nothing To Ordinary Iraqis," by Robert Fisk,, Aug. 15, 2005

"What's The Best Way To 'Support Our Troops?,'" by Danny Schechter, Common Dreams, Aug. 15, 2005

"Analysis: 'Black August' For Troops In Iraq," UPI, Aug. 15, 2005

"Reality Check For Bush Administration In Iraq," Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 15, 2005

"Commander: Iraq Roadside Attacks Have Doubled," Associated Press, Aug. 12, 2005


Civil Liberties

"Padilla Vs. Rumsfeld: Tyranny's Gate," by Scott Horton,, Aug. 11, 2005

"Florida Peace Group Wants Barriers Out," St. Petersburg Times (Florida), Aug. 10, 2005

"Shut Up: Smart Geeks Are Being Harassed Or Bribed Into Silence By Corporations," by Annalee Newitz, AlterNet, Aug. 10, 2005

"Roberts Ruling On Terror Tribunals Appealed," Associated Press, Aug. 9, 2005


Media Issues

"Post Drops Plan To Promote Pentagon Event," Washington Post, Aug. 16, 2005

"Papers Increasingly Note Antiwar Views In Coverage Of The Fallen," Editor & Publisher, Aug. 14, 2005

"American Graffiti: Signs Of The Times On The Freeway," Independent/UK, Aug. 12, 2005

"Anything But The Truth: Official Spin, Unnamed Sources And Managing Perceptions," by Greg Guma, Vermont Guardian, Aug. 12, 2005

"Washington Post Hit For Sponsorship Of Defense Department 'Freedom March,'" by Joe Strupp, Editor & Publisher, Aug. 12, 2005

"Antiwar Activists Decry Media's Role In Promoting Pentagon Event" Washington Post, Aug. 12, 2005



"Antiwar Protester Sheehan To Move Campsite Closer To Bush Ranch," Reuters, Aug. 17, 2005

"Desecration Of The Dead," by William Rivers Pitt, Truthout, Aug. 16, 2005

"Cindy's Victory," by William Rivers Pitt, Truthout, Aug. 15, 2005

"Cindy Sheehan's Moral Alternative To Bush And Dean," by Norman Solomon,, Aug. 13, 2005

"It Takes A Village To Smear Cindy Sheehan," by Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post, Aug. 13, 2005

"Cindy Sheehan's Pitched Battle," Washington Post, Aug. 13, 2005

"'This Is George Bush's Accountability Moment,'" by Cindy Sheehan,, Aug. 12, 2005


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