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"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

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For The Week Ending Oct. 14, 2005


U.S. Politics

"Colorado GOP Senator Rejects Anti-Torture Rules," Rocky Mountain News, Oct. 7, 2005

"DeLay, Blunt Traded Secret Donations," Associated Press, Oct. 6, 2005

"Dems Strategy On Iraq: Hit The Gas When You See The Cliff Up Ahead," by David Sirota, Huffington Post, Oct. 6, 2005

"GOP Plans Cuts In Food Programs, Conservation," Associated Press, Oct. 5, 2005

"Democrats Demand Accountability For Setbacks In Iraq," Agence France Presse, Oct. 5, 2005

"Bennett Put His (Racist) Mouth Where His Party Is," by Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Pacific News Sevice, Oct. 5, 2005

"Shocking The Two-Party System: A Political Opportunity For Cindy Sheehan And The Antiwar Movement," by Nikolas Kozloff, Counterpunch, Oct. 4, 2005

"DeLay Indicted On Two New Counts," Washington Post, Oct. 4, 2005

"Six Democratic Iraq War Vets Seek House Seats," Associated Press, Oct. 4, 2005

"Schwarzenegger: All Talk And No Action On Gay Rights," by Robert Scheer, Los Angeles Times, Oct. 4, 2005

"Bill Bennett's Abortion Fantasies," by Mark Sorkin, The Nation, Oct. 3, 2005

"A Stock Explanation From Dr. Bill Frist," by Joe Conason, New York Observer, Oct. 3, 2005

"GOP Official's Racial Remarks Draw Fire," Associated Press, Sept. 30, 2005

"DeLay: Taking Sleaze To A New Level," by Jonathan Chait, Los Angeles Times, Sept. 30, 2005

"Obama The Enabler: Illinois Anti-Warriors And The Atttractive Senator," by Carl G. Estabrook, Counterpunch, Sept. 29, 2005

"Roberts Draws 22 Democratic Votes," by John Nichols, The Nation, Sept. 29, 2005

"Abramoff Is Part Of GOP's Pay-For-Play Political Machine," by Josh Marshall, The Hill, Sept. 29, 2005

"Troubled Year Gets Worse For The GOP," Washington Post, Sept. 29, 2005

"Iraq Burns; Democrats Look On the Bright Side," by Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post, Sept. 28, 2005

"America's Next Election Nightmare," by Andrew Gumbel, Huffington Post, Sept. 27, 2005


Bush Regime

"Bush's Satanic Verses: He Hears God, Or Does He?," by Justin Raimondo, Oct. 7, 2005

"Bush Raises The Stakes In Terror War," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Oct. 7, 2005

"Martial Law: Bush's One Answer To Every Question," by Mike Whitney,, Oct. 7, 2005

"Bush: God Told Me To Invade Iraq" Independent/UK, Oct. 7, 2005

"Times Reporter Turns Over Notes In Leak Case," Reuters, Oct. 7, 2005

"After No-Bid Deals Questioned, Katrina Contracts Will Be Reopened," Washington Post, Oct. 7, 2005

"No Immunity: Rove To Testify Again In Plamegate," Associated Press, Oct. 6, 2005

"White House's Former Purchasing Chief Is Indicted," Associated Press, Oct. 5, 2005

"The Right's Dissed Intellectuals," by Harold Meyerson, Washington Post, Oct. 5, 2005

"Pop Goes The Real Estate Bubble," by Nicholas von Hoffman, The Nation, Oct. 5, 2005

"Cheney Calls Terror Fight Decades-Long," Associated Press, Oct. 5, 2005

"The Whistleblower And Harriet Miers," by James Ridgeway & Isabel Huacuja, Village Voice, Oct. 4, 2005

"A Flood Of Fraud," by Russell Mokhiber & Robert Weissman, Common Dreams, Oct. 4, 2005

"A Doozie Of A Recession," by Stephen Pizzo, News For Real, Oct. 5 2005

"Bush, Citing Executive Privilege, Indicates He'll Reject Requests For Miers' Documents," The New York Times, Oct. 5 2005

"Bush's Final Choice: America Or The Empire," by Ramzy Varoud, Counterpunch, Oct. 5, 2005

"Miers' Ties To Conservative Church May Offer Insights," Knight Ridder, Oct. 4, 2005

"Harriet Miers: Bush's Pit Bull," by Marjorie Cohn, Truthout, Oct. 4, 2005

"The Unification Of Church And State: Miers A Texas Conservative, Fundamentalist Christian," by Molly Ivins, Working For Change, Oct. 4, 2005

"Miers Wanted ABA To Re-think Pro-Abortion Stance," Houston Chronicle, Oct. 3, 2005

"Plamegate Noose Tightens At White House," by Michael Romasky, American Prospect, Oct. 3, 2005

"Bush Dunnit," by Juan Cole, Informed Comment, Oct. 3, Oct. 3, 2005

"In The Beginning, There Was Abramoff," by Frank Rich, The New York Times, Oct. 2, 2005

"Bush Administration Found Involved In Illegal 'Covert Propaganda,'" Agence France Presse, Oct. 1, 2005

"Claims of Cronyism Force Bush to Defend Choice for Supreme Court," The Independent / UK, Oct. 5, 2005

"The Real Threat of Fascism,", Sept. 30, 2005

"White House Under Siege After DeLay's Downfall," Independent/UK, Sept. 30, 2005

"'Frog-Marching' Bush To The Hague," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, Sept. 29, 2005

"Pentagon Keeps Soldiers Waiting For Body Armor Reimbursements," Associated Press, Sept. 29, 2005

"Ashcroft Ordered To Testify In Lawsuit Over Detentions," The New York Times, Sept. 29, 2005

"Trust Us, We're Experts: The Right's Shadow Scientific Community Is Politicizing Science To The Point Of Crisis," by Chris Mooney,, Sept. 28, 2005

"When Will Rumsfeld Face The Music?," by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, Sept. 28, 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Imperialists In Democratic Clothing," by Ken Sanders, ZNet, Oct. 7, 2005

"The Triumph Of Ideology Over Reality: U.S. Planning 'Regime Change' In Syria," by Paul Craig Roberts,, Oct. 6, 2005

"U.S. Denies Urging Russia To Freeze Nuclear Cooperation With Iran," Agence France Presse, Oct. 4, 2005

"Army Moves To Recruit More High School Dropouts," by Joseph Galloway, Knight Ridder, Oct. 4, 2005

"Bush Is Cooking Up Two New Wars," by Paul Craig Roberts, Counterpunch, Sept. 30, 2005

"Army In Worst Recruiting Slump In Decades," Associated Press, Sept. 30, 2005

"Public Skeptical About Bush's 'Democracy' Crusade," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Sept. 30, 2005

"Cuban Terror Case Erodes U.S. Credibility, Critics Say," by Jim Lobe,, Sept. 29, 2005

"Venezuela Accuses U.S. Of 'Double Standard' On Terrorism," Christian Science Monitor, Sept. 29, 2005

"U.S. Military In Paraguay Unsettles South America," Reuters, Sept. 27, 2005

"Lessons From A Fallen Empire," by James Carroll, Boston Globe, Sept. 26, 2005


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Even If Iraqis Approve Constitution, There's No Guarantee Of Peace," Knight Ridder, Oct. 7, 2005

"Generals, Iraqi Journalists Say Civil War, Not Terrorists, Greatest Danger In Iraq," Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 7, 2005

"U.S. Wants More 'Robust' Rules Of Engagement In Afghanistan," American Forces Press Service, Oct. 7, 2005

"Iraq Is A Mess Of George Bush's Own Making," by John Nichols, The Nation, Oct. 6, 2005

"Death Squads And Diplomacy," by Robert Dreyfuss,, Oct. 5, 2005

"Editor Of Women's Rights Magazine Arrested In Afghanistan," BBC News/UK, Oct. 4, 2005

"More Civilians Flee al-Qaim As U.S. Offensive Continues," IRIN News, Oct. 4, 2005

"Ret. Army Gen. William Odom: U.S. Should 'Cut And Run' From Iraq," Democracy Now!, Oct. 4, 2005

"Draconian New Law, Aimed At Crushing Resistance, Passed By Iraqi Legislature," Associated Press, Oct. 4, 2005

"What's Wrong With Cutting And Running?," by Gen. William E. Odom (Ret.), Oct. 3, 2005

"Army Not Punishing Reservists Who Won't Go To War," USA Today, Oct. 3, 2005

" The Last Thing Iraq Needs Now is the Passing of its Draft Constitution," by Scott Ritter, Independent/UK, Oct. 2, 2005

"U.S. Officials Fear Chaos If Iraqi Charter Killed," The New York Times, Sept. 30, 2005

"Iraq Is An Occupied Nation In Revolt," by Ramzy Baroud, Counterpunch, Sept. 29, 2005

"Lights And Hopes Dim As Mood In Baghdad Turns Sour," Washington Post, Sept. 28, 2005


Civil Liberties

"The Police State Is Closer Than You Think," by Paul Craig Roberts,, Oct. 8, 2005

"Red Cross: Guantanamo Hunger Strike 'Serious,'" BBC News/UK, Oct. 7, 2005

"Pentagon Seeks Leeway To Approach Citizens Without Identifying Themselves," Associated Press, Oct. 7, 2005

"Pentagon Seeks U.S. Informants On Insurgencies; Critics See Resurrection Of Domestic Spying," Reuters, Oct. 7, 2005

"Blank Check For Bush?," by David Cole, The Nation, Oct. 6, 2005

"Jackboots At George Mason: Student Brutalized By Cops And Right Wing Students For Protesting Campus Military Recruiting," by M. Junaid Alam, Counterpunch, Oct. 6, 2005

"Issues Of War And Free Speech Roil Virginia Campus," Washington Post, Oct. 6, 2005

"Senate Supports Interrogation Limits," Washington Post, Oct. 6, 2005

"Major Business Groups Split With Bush Over PATRIOT Act; Seek Limitations," Associated Press, Oct. 6, 2005

"Senate Defies Bush On Torture," Associated Press, Oct. 5, 2005

"Prisoner Abuse: Investigation Aims Far Too Low," by Joseph Galloway, Miami Herald, Oct. 5, 2005

"Did Bush Administration Attack The Peace Movement With Military Grade Bacteria?," by Bob Fitrakis, Columbus Free Press, Oct. 4, 2005

"Wal-Mart Turns In Student's Anti-Bush Photo, Secret Service Investigates," by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, Oct. 4, 2005

"Soldier Reports More Abuses To Senator," The New York Times, Oct. 5, 2005

"Tide Turning On Torture; White House Losing Ground On Prisoner Treatment," Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Oct. 5, 2005

"Military As Domestic Cops Should Worry Us," by Bill Berry, Capital Times (Madison, Wisconsin), Oct. 4, 2005

"Protesters As Criminals," by George Monbiot, ZNet, Oct. 4, 2005

"The Great Green Scare: The Cancer Agents Of The FBI," by Jeffrey St. Clair, Counterpunch, Oct. 3, 2005

"Campus Repression," by Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, ZNet, Oct. 3, 2005

"Desperation At Holyoke: Melee Of The Young Republican Berserkers," by Vijay Prashad, Counterpunch, Oct. 3, 2005

"Torture Of Iraqis Was For 'Stress Relief,'" Sunday Herald/Scotland, Oct. 2, 2005

"Stepping Up The Attack On Green Activists," by Kelly Hearn, AlterNet, Sept. 30, 2005

"Judge Orders Release Of Pictures Depicting Inmate Abuse At Abu Ghraib," Associated Press, Sept. 29, 2005

"Gitmo's Hunger Strikers," by Clive Stafford Smith, The Nation, Sept. 29, 2005

"Australian Powers Pave Way For Secret New World," Sydney Morning Herald/Australia, Sept. 28, 2005

"More Dissent, More Censorship," by Dahr Jamail, ZNet, Sept. 28, 2005

"Jose Padilla: Constitutional Unperson?," by Gene Healy, Cato Institute, 2005

"Bill Would Permit DNA Collection From All Those Arrested," Washington Post, Sept. 24, 2005


Media Issues

"Reporters: Lost In The 'Fog'?," by Larry Beinart, Editor & Publisher, Oct. 6, 2005

"Alternative To What, Motherfucker?," by Mick Farren, Los Angeles City Beat, Oct. 6, 2005

"Media Damage Control," by Mark Major, ZNet, Oct. 5, 2005

"The Threat To American Democracy," by Al Gore, TPM Cafe, Oct. 5, 2005

"News Comes In Code: Judy Miller's Return To The Times," by Jay Rosen, PressThink, Oct. 4, 2005

"San Francisco Mayor Sees Wireless Service As Basic Right," Reuters, Oct. 4, 2005

"Time To Unplug The CPB: Replace Corrupt Board With Independent Trust," Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting, Sept./Oct., 2005

"Right-Wing Media Get Desperate," by Danny Goldberg,, Sept. 30, 2005

"Media Coverage Disappearing In the Iraq War 'Endgame,'" by Danny Schechter, Common Dreams, Sept. 29, 2005

"Telesur: A Latin American Voice To Counter Corporate Media," by Floyd J. McKay, Seattle Times, Sept. 28, 2005

"Reuters Says U.S. Troops Obstructing Reporting Of Iraq," Reuters, Sept. 28, 2005

"Gingrich-izing Public Broadcasting," by David Corn, The Nation, Sept. 27, 2005

"When We Were Psychos: The Return Of The 'Winter Soldier' Documentary," by Michael Atkinson, In These Times, Sept. 27, 2005



"From Despair To Hope," by Cindy Sheehan, Common Dreams, Oct. 7, 2005

"Peace Group Calls For Open Refusal Of Taxes For War," National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee press release, Oct. 4, 2005

"Sheehan Leads Phoenix Peace March, Rally," Arizona Republic, Oct. 4, 2005

"Witnesses To War: Military Families Bring Cost Of War To Students," by Phoebe Connelly, In These Times, Sept. 29, 2005

"The Relevance Of Marching," by David Swanson, Truthout, Sept. 30, 2005

"Marching To Irrelevance: Do Large Demonstrations Make Sense?," by David Corn,, Sept. 29, 2005

"St. Patrick's Four: A Victory For Nonviolence," by Christina Zawerucha, ZNet, Set. 28, 2005

"Parents Take Children Off Military Lists," Bradenton Herald (Florida), Set. 28, 2005

"'Our Work's Just Starting': Antiwar Demonstrators March In Washington, But Will The Democrats Take A Stand?," by David Enders, Mother Jones, Sept. 26, 2005


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