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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 Oct. 21, 2005


U.S. Politics

"Is The Terminator In Free-Fall?," by Marc Cooper, The Nation, Oct. 31, 2005

"Interview With Elaine Brown: A Former Black Panther's Georgia Campaign," by Elizabeth Schulte, Counterpunch, 2005

"The Young Chickenhawks," by Klarrisa Profilet, The Nation, Oct. 13, 2005

"SEC Issues Subpoena To Frist, Sources Say," Washington Post, Oct. 13, 2005

"Democrats See Dream Of '06 Victory Taking Form," The New York Times, Oct. 13, 2005

"GOP Cruelly Using Katrina To Justify Social Program Cuts," by Margaret Krome, Capital Times (Madison, WI), Oct. 12, 2005

"Roberts Court Goes Straight After Clean Water Act," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 12, 2005

"Liberal Hopes Ebb In Post-Storm Poverty Debate," The New York Times, Oct. 11, 2005

"For GOP, Election Anxiety Mounts," Washington Post, Oct. 10, 2005

"Lobbysists Dominate Katrina Relief Advisory Panels," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 10, 2005

"Dobson Spiritual Empire Wields Political Clout," Boston Globe, Oct. 9, 2005

"Dean Camp's Tactics Applied To Colorado," Washington Post, Oct. 9, 2005

"Specter To Ask Whether Rove Gave Assurance On Miers To Conservatives," Bloomberg, Oct. 9, 2005

"In Raucous House Vote, GOP Oil Refinery Bill Slips By," The New York Times, Oct. 7, 2005

"Divvying Up Ohio: Democrats Should Avoid Fratricide," by David Sirota, The American Prospect, Oct. 7, 2005


Bush Regime

"Cheney's Role In Outing Of CIA Agent Under Examination, Sources Close To Prosecutor Say," by Jason Leopold, Raw Story, Oct. 16, 2005

"Bush Teleconference With Soldiers Staged," Associated Press, Oct. 14, 2005

"Park Service Managers Picked Based On Political Loyalty Test," Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility press release, Oct. 13, 2005

"The Suspicious Timing Of Alerts: The Nexus Of Politics And Terror," by Keith Olbermann, MSNBC, Oct. 13, 2005

"Focus Of CIA Leak Probe Appears To Widen," Wall Street Journal, Oct. 12, 2005

"Dobson Says Rove Told Him Of Miers' Beliefs," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 12, 2005

"Bush: Miers' Religion Key Part Of Her LIfe," Associated Press, Oct. 12, 2005

"Plame Affair Grows More Complicated," by Gene Lyons, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Oct. 12, 2005

"A Snake Oil President," by Timothy Karr,, Oct. 11, 2005

"CIA Leak: Karl Rove And The Case Of The Missing Email," by Michael Isikoff, Newsweek, Oct. 17, 2005

"Rove Scandal: New Mysteries, New Props, New Legal Theories," by David Corn, The Nation, Oct. 10, 2005

"Subject: Does God Speak To Bush?," by Ira Chernus, Common Dreams, Oct. 8, 2005

"Scope Of Plots Bush Says Were Foiled Is Questioned," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 8, 2005

"Poll: Groups In Bush's Base Unhappy With His Performance," Associated Press, Oct. 8, 2005

"Bush Will Veto Anti-Torture Law After Senate Revolt," Telegraph/UK, Oct. 7, 2005

"Making Sense Of The Miers Nomination," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, Oct. 7, 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"U.S. Forces Have Engaged Syrians," The New York Times, Oct. 15, 2005

"Venezuela To Expel Missionary Group As 'Agents Of Imperial Penetration,'" Inter Press Service, Oct. 13, 2005

"Recruiting In The Schools: No Lie Left Untried," by Dave Lindorff, Counterpunch, Oct. 11, 2005

"U.S. Weighed Military Strikes In Syria," Agence France Presse, Oct. 9, 2005

"Latin Nations Rejecting U.S.-Led Reforms," by Mark Weisbrot, Providence Journal (Rhode Island), Oct. 9, 2005

"Blood, Sweat And Tears: Asia's Poor Build U.S. Bases In Iraq," by David Phinney, CorpWatch, Oct. 3, 2005


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Iraqi Constitution Seems Likely To Pass," Associated Press, Oct. 16, 2005

"Yes In Iraqi Referendum Unlikely To End Bloodshed," by Trevor Royle, Sunday Herald/Scotland, Oct. 16, 2005

"The Iraqi Constitution: A Referendum For Disaster," by Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies, Oct. 13, 2005

"Iraq Charter Deal Raises Hopes For Passage," Washington Post, Oct. 13, 2005

"Sistani Backs Constitution As Fears Of Sectarian Violence Deepens," Independent/UK, Oct. 13, 2005

"Iraq Has Descended Into Anarchy, Says Fisk," Independent/UK, Oct. 13, 2005

"Deal In Iraq Raises Hopes for Passage Of Constitution," Washington Post, Oct. 12, 2005

"CIA Review Faults Prewar Plans," USA Today, Oct. 12, 2005

"Sectarian Resentment Extends To Iraq's Army," Knight Ridder, Oct. 12, 2005

"Conservatives And Exiles Desert War Campaign," Financial Times/UK, Oct. 11, 2005

"Iraq Sunni Party Backs Constitution In Deal," Reuters, Oct. 11, 2005

"Secular Bloc Says New Iraqi Parties Worse Than Saddam," USA Today, Oct. 10, 2005

"American Debacle," by Zbigniew Brzezinski, Oct. 9, 2005

"Basra Police Obeying Militias' Orders," The New York Times, Oct. 9, 2005

"Tell Us Who Fabricated The Iraq Evidence," by Norman Dombey, Independent/UK, Oct. 9, 2005

"Iraqis Vote On 'Invisible' Constitution," Independent/UK, Oct. 9, 2005

"Iraqi Police 'Linked To Ethnic Cleansing,'" Sunday Times/UK, Oct. 9, 2005

"A Central Pillar Of Bush's Iraq Policy Is Crumbling," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 9, 2005

"'Violence Only Leads To More Violence,'" by Dahr Jamail, Dahr Jamail's Iraq Dispatches, Oct. 8, 2005

"Afghanistan Four Years On," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Oct. 8, 2005

"Sunnis Fail To Agree To Boycott Of Iraq Referendum," Reuters, Oct. 8, 2005

"Jailing Iraqi Journalists: The Pentagon Is Silent As U.S. Military Imprisons Local Journalists," by Ann Cooper, Electronic Iraq, Oct. 5, 2005


Civil Liberties

"License To Torture," by Anthony Lewis, The New York Times, Oct. 15, 2005

"Greater Role For Military? Call Out The Posse (Comitatus)," by Marilou Johanek, Toledo Blade, Oct. 14, 2005

"Gitmo Tribunals Endanger Public Safety," by Brian J. Foley, Counterpunch, Oct. 12, 2005

"Pentagon Wants New Spying Powers In U.S.," Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 11, 2005

"Suspect Thy Neighbor: Mitt Romney, Governor Of Paranoia," by Dr. Theresa Whitehurst, Counterpunch, Oct. 11, 2005

"More Eyewitnesses To Torture Pierce Bush Administration's Cover-Up," by Nat Hentoff, Village Voice, Oct. 7, 2005

"Guantanamo Detainee Says Guards Enjoyed Torture," Agence France Presse, Oct. 11, 2005

"GOP Stands Up For U.S. Right To Torture," by Molly Ivins, Working For Change, Oct. 11, 2005

"Call To Expand Military Powers At Home Seen As Unnecessary, Political," by Niko Kyriakiou,, Oct. 10, 2005

"An American In Chains," by James Yee, Sunday Times/UK, Oct. 9, 2005

"New Orleans Police Beating Caught On Tape; Journalist Assaulted," Associated Press, Oct. 9, 2005

"Guantanamo Hunger Strike Concern," Australian/Australia, Oct. 8, 2005

"House GOP May Try To Weaken Anti-Torture Legislation," Associated Press, Oct. 7, 2005

"Abuse: Systematic And Chronic," by John Sifton,, Oct. 7, 2005


Media Issues

"After NY Times Probe: Keller Must Fire Miller, And Apologize To Readers," by Greg Mitchell, Editor & Publisher, Oct. 15, 2005

"Monkey Business And Moral Panic," by E.J. Graff, Columbia Journalism Review, Oct. 12, 2005

"Time For Miller To Come Clean," by Sydney Schanberg, Village Voice, Oct. 7, 2005

"'N.Y. Times' Scooped Again, This Time On Miller's Notes," Editor & Publisher, Oct. 8, 2005

"Imagine A World Without Copyright," by Joost Smiers & Marieke van Schijndel, International Herald Tribune, Oct. 8, 2005

"Mary Mapes Hits Bloggers And MSM in Upcoming Book," Editor & Publisher, Oct. 7, 2005

"Is Press Cowed By Terror Warnings?," by Craig Crawford, CBS News, Oct. 7, 2005

"Long An Outlet For The GOP Message, Talk Radio Undergoes A Shift," Knight Ridder, Oct. 6, 2005



"Protest And Pushback On Campus," by Ryan Grim, The Nation, Oct. 12, 2005

"From Iraq, Soldier Seeks War's End," Lowell Sun (Massachusetts), Oct. 12, 2005

"Anti-WTO Protesters Back On The Street,", Oct. 12, 2005

"Parking Ban Near Bush Ranch Won't Deter Protesters," Associated Press, Oct. 12, 2005

"Showdown At Chuck E. Cheese," by Mitchel Cohen, Counterpunch, Oct. 11, 2005

"Cintas Workers Win Big," by Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Nation, Oct. 9, 2005

"Thousands In Los Angeles Protest Iraq War In Silence," San Francisco Chronicle, Oct. 9, 2005

"Groups Approach Peace Fest Differently, But Goal Same," Times-Herald (California), Oct. 9, 2005


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