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New Haven Advocate's
"Best of New Haven 2001"
-- Staff Picks --
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 Sept. 30, 2005


U.S. Politics

"Floodwaters Lift Poverty Debate Into Political Focus," Associated Press, Sept. 13, 2005

"The Rightwing Crackup," by Ruth Conniff, The Progressive, Sept. 12, 2005

"Roberts Hearing A Test For Senate Democrats," The New York Times, Sept. 12, 2005

"Politicians Let Big Oil Use Katrina To Pillage The Public," by Joel McNally, Madison Capital Times (Wisconsin), Sept. 10, 2005


Bush Regime

"Study: U.S. Losing Ground On Education," Associated Press, Sept. 13, 2005

"Let Them Eat Brownie: It's Not About FEMA; It's About The President And the Black Hole Of 'Homeland Security,'" by Steve Perry, City Pages (Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota), Sept. 13, 2005

"Katrina Rebuilding Contracts Go To 'Usual Suspects,'" by Stephen Pizzo, News for Real, Sept. 13, 2005

"Did FEMA 'Buy' Votes For Bush?," by William Fisher, Inter Press Service, Sept. 13, 2005

"A Radical Roberts Court: So Why Are Dems Shying From A Fight?," by Mary Lynn Jones, AlterNet, Sept. 12, 2005

"Firms With Bush-Cheney Ties Clinching Katrina Deals," USA Today, Sept. 12, 2005

"FEMA Director Michael Brown Resigns," Associated Press, Sept. 12, 2005

"Pro-War Elites Abandoning Bush," FOX News, Sept. 12, 2005

"Bush Support Eroding As Christians Condemn Iraq Involvement," San Bernardino County Sun (California), Sept. 12, 2005

"Into The Abyss: U.S. Develops Strategy For First Use Of Nuclear Weapons," Independent/UK, Sept. 12, 2005

"Draft U.S. Defense Paper Outlines Preventive Nuclear Strikes," Agence France Presse, Sept. 11, 2005

"Judge Roberts: On The Far Right Of A Far Right Party," by Elaine Cassel, Counterpunch, Sept. 9/11, 2005

"A Confederacy Of Dunces: Why FEMA Failed The Gulf Coast," by Lance Selfa, Counterpunch, Sept. 9/11, 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Ending Tyranny, The Bush Way: More Arms, Aid And Training To Repressive Regimes," by Frida Berrigan, AlterNet, Sept. 13, 2005

"Arms Fair Criticized For Using Iraq To Market Weapons," Independent/UK, Sept. 13, 2005

"Hurricane Halliburton," by John Nichols, The Nation, Sept. 12, 2005

"The Iran Trap," by Scott Ritter, Aljazeera, Sept. 11, 2005

"'The Constant Gardener' And Corporate Anger," by Derrick O'Keefe, Seven Oaks, Sept. 9, 2005

"How U.S. Intervention Against Venezuela Works, Part 2: Use Of A Private U.S. Corporate Structure To Disguise A Government Program," by Philip Agee, Venezuelanalysis, Sept. 8, 2005

"How U.S. Intervention Against Venezuela Works, Part 1," by Philip Agee, Venezuelanalysis, Sept. 6, 2005


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Informants Decide Fate Of Iraqi Detainees," Washington Post, Sept. 13, 2005

"Death Toll Mounts In Tal Afar," Associated Press, Sept. 11, 2005


Civil Liberties

"As Bodies Are Recovered, Reporters Are Told 'No Photos, No Stories,'" San Francisco Chronicle, Sept. 13, 2005

"Study: Journalists Face Long FOIA Delays," Associated Press, Sept. 13, 2005

"Shattering The Bill Of Rights: Jose Padilla And The Death Of Personal Liberty," by Mike Whitney, Counterpunch, Sept. 12, 2005

"Power Grab In New Orleans," by Paul Craig Roberts, Counterpunch, Sept. 12, 2005

"Destination Cairo: Human Rights Fears Over CIA 'Extraordinary Rendition' Flights," Guardian/UK, Sept. 12, 2005


Media Issues

"Net Censors," by George Monbiot, ZNet, Sept. 13, 2005

"Bombs Away On Television News," by Orville Schell, Los Angeles Times, Sept. 12, 2005

"Is The Government Trying To Stem The Tide Of Images From New Orleans By Threatening Journalists?," by Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!, Sept. 9, 2005



"Hundreds Join Sheehan In Pittsburgh Rally Against Iraq War," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sept. 12, 2005

"Antiwar Protester Appeals To Vermont Supreme Court," Vermont Guardian, Sept. 9, 2005

"Pasadena Antiwar Vigil Bugs GOP Councilman," Pasadena Star-News (California), Sept. 9, 2005


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