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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

Multi-Ethnic Issues Advocacy

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For The Week Ending Nov. 4, 2005


U.S. Politics

"How The Right Has Won," by Craig Aaron, In These Times, Oct. 27, 2005

"Miers Withdraws As Nominee Amid Conservative Revolt," Bloomberg News, Oct. 27, 2005

"Anger Simmers In New Orleans'Ninth Ward," Reuters, Oct. 27, 2005

"Powerful GAO Report Confirms Key 2004 Stolen Election Findings," by Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman, Columbus Free Press, Oct. 26, 2005

"Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison's Perjury Double Standard," Houston Chronicle editorial, Oct. 24, 2005

"Americans' Anger May Threaten GOP Control Of Congress," Knight Ridder, Oct. 26, 2005

"GOP Budget Potentially Devastating To The Poor," Washington Post, Oct. 26, 2005

"Hitler In Virginia: Are GOP Smear-And-Run Tactics A Spent Force?," by Max Blumenthal, The Nation, Oct. 26, 2005

"Santorum, Once A Bush Booster, Takes A Cooler Approach," by Peter Savodnik, The Hill, Oct. 26, 2005

"Deficit Chickens: House GOP Pushes Cuts To Essential Programs And Ignores Bush's Tax Cuts," by Robert Greenstein & John Springer,, Oct. 25, 2005

"Ohio War Veteran Running For Senate," Associated Press, Oct. 24, 2005

"Letters Show Frist Notified Of Stocks In 'Blind' Trust," Washington Post, Oct. 24, 2005

"California Group Steps into Vacuum On Left," Washington Post, Oct. 23, 2005

"Delphi's Message To Workers: Using Bankruptcy Court To Trim Labor Rights," by John Jordan, Providence Journal (Rhode Island), Oct. 22, 2005

"New Republican Gag Rule On Non-Profits," by Doug Ireland, Direland, Oct. 21, 2005

"GAO Report Finds Flaws In Electronic Voting," Truthout, Oct. 21, 2005

"Texas Court Issues Warrant For DeLay," Associated Press, Oct. 19, 2005

"Corporate Piracy Runs Amok," by Marie Cocco, Boulder Daily Camera (Colorado), Oct. 19, 2005

"What's The Difference Between A Liberal And A Progressive?," by David Sirota, Huffington Post, Oct. 19, 2005

"The New War On The Poor," by Paul Waldman,, Oct. 19, 2005

"Kevin Zeese's Antiwar Campaign For The U.S. Senate," by Joshua Frank, ZNet, Oct. 18, 2005


Bush Regime

"Iraq War Appears Likely To Go On Trial Along With Libby," by Marc Sandalow, San Francisco Chronicle, Oct. 29, 2005

"A Look At Key Players In Leak Case," San Francisco Chroniccle, Oct. 29, 2005

"Prosecutor Has Built A Strong Case, Experts Say," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 29, 2005

"Indictment Puts Focus On Neoconservatives," Boston Globe, Oct. 29, 2005

"The Cabal's First Casualty," by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, Oct. 29, 2005

"Fitzgerald Threw A Softball," by Sheldon Drobny, Common Dreams, Oct. 29, 2005

"Indictment Gives Glimpse Into A Secretive Operation," The New York Times, Oct. 29, 2005

"Indictment Doesn't Clear Up Mystery At Heart Of CIA Leak Probe," Knight Ridder, Oct. 28, 2005

"Cheney Chief Of Staff Faces Five Felony Counts: Indictment Text (multiple pages)," Common Dreams, Oct. 28, 2005

"Cheney, Libby Blocked Papers To Senate Intelligence Panel," by Murray Waas, National Journal, Oct. 27, 2005

"The Real Indictment Of Dick Cheney," by Cenk Uygur, Huffington Post, Oct. 27, 2005

"Congress Keeps Ducking Niger Forgeries Investigation," by Josh Marshall, The Hill, Oct. 27, 2005

"Vice President For Torture," Washington Post editorial, Oct. 26, 2005

"Bush Nominee For Pentagon Under Attack," The New York Times, Oct. 25, 2005

"Will The Bush Administration Implode?," by Tom Engelhardt,, Oct. 26, 2005

"Dialectics Of The Plame Affair: The 'Reality Mode' Community Strikes Back," by Gary Leupp, Counterpunch, Oct. 26, 2005

"Cheney Looms Large In Latest Twist Of CIA Leak Drama," Agence France Presse, Oct. 26, 2005

"Under Pressure, Bush Restores Davis-Bacon Wage Rules For Katrina Work," Associated Press, Oct. 26, 2005

"La Repubblica's Scoop, Confirmed: Secret Pre-War Meeting Between Italian Intelligence Chief And White House Security Aide," by Laura Rozen, American Prospect, Oct. 25, 2005

"CIA Leak Illustrates Selective Use Of Iraq Intel," Knight Ridder, Oct. 25, 2005

"Frustrated Scowcroft Assails Neo-Cons, Cheney," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Oct. 25, 2005

"Bush Administration Drops Nuke 'Bunker-Buster' Plan," Associated Press, Oct. 25, 2005

"The White House Cabal," by Lawrence B. Wilkerson, Los Angeles Times, Oct. 25, 2005

"CIA Leak Linked To Dispute Over Iraq Policy," Washington Post, Oct. 25, 2005

"Bush Picks Bernanke As New Fed Chairman," Associated Press, Oct. 24, 2005

"Two Republicans Harshly Criticize Bush Foreign Policy," Knight Ridder, Oct. 24, 2005

"Cheney Told Aide Of CIA Officer, Notes Show," The New York Times, Oct. 24, 2005

"Fitzgerald's Historic Opportunity," by James Moore,, Oct. 21, 2005

"Waiting For The Valerie Plame Wilson Grand Jury: Was Dick Cheney A Target?," by John W. Dean. FindLaw, Oct. 21, 2005

"A Long Overdue Frog-March," by Ray McGovern, BuzzFlash, Oct. 21, 2005

"A Palpable Silence At The White House," Washington Post, Oct. 21, 2005

"Posting Of CIA Leak Probe Documents May Signal Indictments Ahead," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 21, 2005

"Bush Critic Became Target Of Libby, Aides Say," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 21, 2005

"Dick Cheney's Covert Action," by Larry Johnson,, Oct. 19, 2005

"No Final Report Seen In CIA Leak Case," The New York Times, Oct. 19, 2005

"A Web Of Truth: Whistle-Blower Bunny Greenhouse Isn't Backing Down," Washington Post, Oct. 19, 2005

"Parochial Schools To Get U.S. Funds For Rebuilding," Washington Post, Oct. 19, 2005

"CIA Leak Case Spotlights Bush White House Tactics," Associated Press, Oct. 18, 2005

"Plame And Wilson Might Sue Bush And Cheney," by Michael Scherer,, Oct. 18, 2005

"Rove Cancels Appearances Before Conservatives," Associated Press, Oct. 18, 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Pentagon Fights Shedding More Light On Contractors," Tampa Tribune (Florida), Oct. 30, 2005

"Syria Accuses U.S. Of Launching Lethal Border Raids," Telegraph/UK, Oct. 29, 2005

"Groups To Rally Against Bush In Argentina," Associated Press, Oct. 29, 2005

"Who Are We To Pick Syria's President?," by Paul Craig Roberts,, Oct. 26, 2005

"Playing The Chaos Card In The Middle East," by Tom Engelhardt & Mark LeVine,, Oct. 25, 2005

"U.S. Widens Campaign On North Korea," The New York Times, Oct. 24, 2005

"Syria: The Next Iraq," by Robert Dreyfuss,, Oct. 24, 2005

"Gore Vidal On The End Of Empire," by Marc Cooper, The Nation, Nov. 7, 2005

"Invading Iran: Who Is To Stop Them?," by Joshua Frank, Counterpunch, Oct. 22/23, 2005

"A Foreign Policy Of Free-Floating Belligerence," by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, Oct. 21, 2005

"Attack Syria? Invade Iran? By What Constitution?," by Jeremy Brecher & Brendan Smith, Truthout, Oct. 21, 2005

"Bush Calls For Immediate U.N. Session On Syria," Associated Press, Oct. 21, 2005

"U.S. Military's Recruiting Methods Challenged," Agence France Presse, Oct. 19, 2005

"Are We Going To War With Iran?," by Dan Plesch, Guardian/UK, Oct. 18, 2005


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"U.S. Quietly Issues Estimate Of Iraqi Civilian Casualties," The New York Times, Oct. 30, 2005

"15,220 Live With Wounds Of War," San Francisco Chronicle, Oct. 27, 2005

"A Deadly Surge In Iraq Fatality Rate," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 26, 2005

"2,000 Dead, Bush Warns More to Come," Guardian/UK, Oct. 25, 2005

"Targeting Central Baghdad: The Attack On The Palestine Hotel," by Ken Sengupta & Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch, Oct. 25, 2005

"U.S. Military Death Toll In Iraq Reaches 2,000," CNN, Oct. 25, 2005

"Enemy Body Counts Revived," Washington Post, Oct. 24, 2005

"Another Iraq War Legacy: Badly Wounded Troops," Reuters, Oct. 23, 2005

"Military Strategy In Iraq: What Is It?," Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 17, 2005

"Seymour Hersh And Scott Ritter On Iraq, WMDs And The Role Of The Clinton Administration In the 1990's," Democracy Now!, Oct. 21, 2005

"New Constitution May Have a Hard Time Halting Iraq's Fragmentation," Knight Ridder, Oct. 21, 2005

"As The Casualty Count Rises, An 'Iraq Syndrome' Emerges," by Daniel Sneider, The State (South Carolina), Oct. 19, 2005

"Rice: U.S. May Be In Iraq 10 Years, May Strike Iran And Syria," Associated Press, Oct. 19, 2005

"Film Captures U.S. Troops Burning Bodies Of Dead Taliban," Sydney Morning Herald/Australia, Oct. 19, 2005

"Returning U.S. Soldiers Face Financial, Medical Difficulties," Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 18, 2005

"Military Strategy In Iraq: What Is It?," Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 17, 2005


Civil Liberties

"Bush: Treaty Outlawing Torture Doesn't Apply Beyond U.S. Soil," by Niko Kyriakou,, Oct. 29, 2005

"Degrading Our Soldiers And Ourselves," by Anne-Marie Slaughter, International Hearld-Tribune, Oct. 28, 2005

"FBI Infractions Since 9/11 Raise Civil Liberty Concerns," Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 26, 2005

"Dozens Of Abu Ghraibs?," Inter Press Service, Oct. 26, 2005

"U.S. Passports To Receive Electronic Identification Chips," Washington Post, Oct. 26, 2005

"White House Still Trying To Stop Anti-Torture Bill," Associated Press, Oct. 25, 2005

"Gitmo Hunger Striker Wants Feeding Tube Removed," Associated Press, Oct. 25, 2005

"License To Abuse Would Put CIA Above The Law," Human Rights Watch News, Oct. 25, 2005

"ACLU Reports 21 Homicides In U.S. Custody," Associated Press, Oct. 24, 2005

"U.S. Operatives Killed Detainees During Interrogations In Afghanistan And Iraq," American Civil Liberties Union press release, Oct. 24, 2005

"White House Wants CIA Exempt From Detainee Abuse Ban," The New York Times, Oct. 24, 2005

"Outing CIA Agents: The Plame Case In Perspective," by Tom Engelhardt & Steve Weissman,, Oct. 23, 2005

"Torture In Iraq," Human Rights Watch, Nov. 3, 2005

"Ann Coulter At University Of Florida: 'I'm Not A Big Fan Of The First Amendment,'" Independent Florida Alligator, Oct. 21, 2005

"A Constitutional Disaster: PATRIOT Act Renewal Nears," by Chip Pitts, The Nation, Oct. 21, 2005

"Hunger Strikers Allege 'Force Feed Torture' At Guantanamo," Guardian/UK, Oct. 21, 2005

"Serious Lapses Taint Probes Of Detainee Deaths," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Oct. 21, 2005

"Brevard Sheriff Agrees Not To Keep Files On Anti-Bush Protesters," South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Oct. 21, 2005

"Recently Declassified Notes Reveal Brutal Treatment Of Hunger-Striking, Detainees At Guantanamo," Center for Constitutional Rights press release, Oct. 19, 2005


Media Issues

"Journalism Judy-Style At The Washington Post," by R.J. Eskow, Common Dreams, Oct. 28, 2005

"Join Us In A 'Show The War, Tell The Truth' Campaign," by Danny Schechter, Common Dreams, Oct. 27, 2005

"Casualty Of War: No Peace At The Pioneer Press," by Paul Demko, CityPages (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota), Oct. 26, 2005

"TV Images Don't Bring Change," by Robert Jensen, Common Dreams Oct. 26, 2005

"U.S. News, Harvard, BP Ban Reporters From First Amendment Room," by Russell Mokhiber, Corporate Crime Reporter, Oct. 25, 2005

"Columnist Thomas Friedman Has A Glass-House Problem," by Drew Hamre, Minneapolis Star-Tribune (Minnesota), Oct. 22, 2005

"Keller Memo Admits 'Mistakes,' Regrets In Miller Saga," Editor & Publisher, Oct. 21, 2005

"Rise Of The 'Patriotic Journalist,'" by Robert Parry, Consortium News, Oct. 20, 2005

"Sharing The Airwaves," by Dawn Holian,, Oct. 19, 2005

"The Washington Post Editorial Board: 'Wanker's Just Another Word For Nothing Left To Lose," by Will Bunch, Attytood, Oct. 19, 2005

"Sinclair Sues Former D.C. Bureau Chief Who Criticized Anti-Kerry Doc As 'Political Propaganda,'" Daily Record (Maryland), Oct. 19, 2005

"FOX News Pushing 'Criminalization Of Politics' Talking Point," Think Progress, Oct. 18, 2005

"Pro- And Anti-Judith Miller Fallout Grips New York Times Newsroom," Editor & Publisher, Oct. 18, 2005



"If You Believe In What You're Doing, Give Me Your Stiffest Sentence. If You Don't, Resign," by Cindy Sheehan, Common Dreams, Oct. 27, 2005

"Hundreds Of Protests Mark 2,000th U.S. Fatality In Iraq," Reuters, Oct. 27, 2005

"Why I'm Getting Arrested At The White House Today," by David Swanson, BuzzFlash, Oct. 26, 2005

"U.S. Antiwar Groups Prepare To Mark 2,000th Iraq Death," Reuters, Oct. 25, 2005

"Rosa Parks' Act Of Courage Changed A Nation," by Juan Gonzalex, New York Daily News, Oct. 25, 2005

"War Protest Has Captive Audience," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 24, 2005

"Cindy Sheehan: Mother Of All Protesters," Village Voice, Oct. 24, 2005

"Peace Group Urges Congress To Stop Iraq War Funds," Reuters, Oct. 24, 2005

"Burt Bacharach Pents Anti-Iraq War Songs On New Album," Entertainment News, Oct. 21, 2005

"'Raging Granny' Gets Marine Recruitment Letter," Associated Press, Oct. 21, 2005


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