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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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Between The Lines
For The Week Ending Oct. 28, 2005


U.S. Politics

"Why Can't The Left Face The Stolen Elections Of 2004 And 2008?," by Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman, Columbus Free Press, Oct. 18, 2005

"The Left Falls Victim To Partisan War Syndrome," by David Sirota, In These Times, Oct. 17, 2005

"Pro-War Votes May Haunt Democrats," Associated Press, Oct. 17, 2005

"Supporting Hillary (Not)," by Cindy Sheehan, Common Dreams, Oct. 16, 2005

"Agony: John Roberts Reveals His True Agenda," by David Podvin, Make Them Accountable, Oct. 15, 2005


Bush Regime

"Washington On Tenterhooks Over Leak Case," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Oct. 18, 2005

"Cheney's Office Is A Focus In Leak Case," Washington Post, Oct. 18, 2005

"Harriet Miers: A Sucker Punch," by Joshua Holland, AlterNet, Oct. 18, 2005

"Miers Disavows Saying Constitution Protects Privacy,", Oct. 18, 2005

"Cheney May Be Entangled In Leak Investigation," Bloomberg, Oct. 17, 2005

"Miller's Lawyer Says Cheney Aide May Face 'Problem' In Probe," Washington Post, Oct. 17, 2005

"Report: Privatizing Social Security Would Drive Millions Below Poverty Line,", Oct. 15, 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"'We Do Not Deserve These People': Review Of 'The New American Militarism,'" by Anatol Lieven, London Review of Books/UK, Oct. 20, 2005

"Halliburton's New Low In Treachery," by Dave Zweifel, Madison Capital Times (Wisconsin), Oct. 17, 2005

"Rice Enlists Support For Syria, Iran Showdowns," Reuters, Oct. 17, 2005

"Army Recruitment Woes And The Four-Letter Explanation," by Rick Mercier, Common Dreams, Oct. 16, 2005


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Constitution Passes In All But Two Iraq Provinces," The Australian/Australia, Oct. 18, 2005

"'Civilians Killed' As U.S. Targets Militants," Associated Press, Oct. 17, 2005

"Iraq To Audit Vote Amid Fraud Allegations," Associated Press, Oct. 17, 2005

"Administration's Tone Signals Longer, Broader Iraq Conflict," The New York Times, Oct. 16, 2005


Civil Liberties

"Is Your Printer Spying On You?," Electronic Frontier Foundation, Oct. 13, 2005


Media Issues

"Who's In Charge? Miller Case Raises Questions About Paper's Editing And Decision-Making," by Rem Rieder, American Journalism Review, Oct./Nov., 2005

"The New York Times' Misguided Crusade," by Robert Scheer, AlterNet, Oct. 18, 2005

"Judy Miller, Little Miss Run-Amok," by Rory O'Connor, AlterNet, Oct. 17, 2005

"Judith Miller, The Fourth Estate And The Warfare State," by Norman Solomon, Truthout, Oct. 17, 2005

"All The News That's Fit To Spin?," by Jerry Lanson, Common Dreams, Oct. 17, 2005

"More Reaction To Miller Opus: Many Questions Remain," Editor & Publisher, Oct. 16, 2005

"Judy Miller And The Damage Done," by Farhad Manjoo,, Oct. 16, 2005

"The Emperor Doesn't Disclose: The Fight Against Fake News," by Diane Farsetta, Counterpunch, Oct. 15/16, 2005



"A Winter Patriot: Reflections On The Antiwar Movement," by Virginia Rodino, Counterpunch, Oct. 18, 2005

"Chomsky Voted World's Top Public Intellectual," Guardian/UK, Oct. 18, 2005

"Student Ad Triggers Debate," Times Herald-Record (Middletown, NY), Oct. 18, 2005

"Dual Devotions? The Catholic Church And The U.S. Flag," by Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch, Oct. 18, 2005

"From Chaos To Conscience To Peace," by Monica Benderman, Common Dreams, Oct. 18, 2005

"Catholic High School Teacher Forced Out Over Flag," by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, Oct. 17, 2005

"Grandmothers Arrested At NYC Iraq War Protest," Associated Press, Oct. 17, 2005


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