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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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For The Week Ending Dec. 16, 2005


U.S. Politics

"Decline In Support For War Worries GOP," Washington Post, Dec. 4, 2005

"The DeLay Redistricting Scheme: Blatantly Buying our Government," by Allan Lichtman, Counterpunch, Dec. 3/4, 2005

"Justice Dept. Staff Saw Texas Redistricting Plan As Illegal," Washington Post, Dec. 2, 2005

"Jack, Not Iraq, Is Biggest Threat To Bush," by Robert Scheer, Truthdig, Dec. 2, 2005

"The Insurgencies Are Winning," by Robert Dreyfuss,, Dec. 2, 2005

"Abramoff Corruption Scandal Grows," The New York Times, Dec. 2, 2005

"Senate Intelligence Committee Stalling Prewar Intel Report," Raw Story, Dec. 2, 2005

"Democrats Struggle To Find Common Iraq Policy," Agence France Presse, Dec. 1, 2005


Bush Regime

"Rove Running Out Of Answers, Time," by Jason Leopold, Truthout, Dec. 4, 2005

"A Clear Strategy--For Disaster," by Ray McGovern,, Dec. 3, 2005

"The War On Al Jazeera," by Jeremy Scahill, The Nation, Dec. 3, 2005

"Smear Pattern," by Paul Sperry,, Dec. 3, 2005

"State Department Using Ideological Litmus Tests To Screen Speakers," Knight Ridder, Dec. 2, 2005

"Polluter Playtime," by Frank O'Donnell,, Dec. 2, 2005

"In CIA Leak Case, More Talks With Journalists," The New York Times, Dec. 2, 2005

"Bush In Iraq, Slouching Toward Genocide," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, Dec. 1, 2005

"Bush Accused Of 'Recycling Tired Rhetoric,'" Independent/UK, Dec. 1, 2005

"Bush: No Timetable, U.S. To Stay in Iraq Till War Is Won," CNN, Nov. 30, 2005

"The World's Most Dangerous Man: George Bush," by Justin Raimondo,, Nov. 30, 2005

"White Phosphorous, A California Embed, And 'The Times,'" by Greg Mitchell, Editor & Publisher, Nov. 29, 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Venezuela's Chavez Blames U.S. For Opposition Election Boycott," Associated Press, Dec. 4, 2005

"U.S. Military Presence In Paraguay Irks Neighbors," Christian Science Monitor, Dec. 2, 2005

"U.S. Denies Hand In Venezuela Vote Boycott," Agence France Presse, Nov. 30, 2005


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"It's Propaganda (Shock, Horror)!," by David Isenberg, Asia Times, Dec. 3, 2005

"10 Marines Killed Near Fallujah," CNN, Dec. 3, 2005

"Senator, General Defend Iraq Propaganda Plan," Associated Press, Dec. 2, 2005

"Profusion Of Rebel Groups Helps Them Survive In Iraq," The New York Times, Dec. 2, 2005

"How Bush Created A Theocracy In Iraq," by Juan Cole, Truthdig, Dec. 2, 2005

"Is The U.S. Training Death Squads To Fight The Insurgency?," Democracy Now!, Dec. 1, 2005

"Study: Iraqi Insurgents Strong And Could Get Stronger," Agence France Presse, Dec. 1, 2005

"U.S. Military Covertly Pays To Run Stories In Iraqi Press," Los Angeles Times, Nov. 30, 2005

"Iraq's Armed Forces Sinking Into Sectarian Chaos," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Nov. 30, 2005

"U.S. Occupation Is Worse Than Hussein," by Robert Scheer,, Nov. 29, 2005

"Killings Linked To Shiite Squads In Iraqi Police Forces," Los Angeles Times, Nov. 29, 2005


Civil Liberties

"Wrongful Imprisonment: Anatomy Of A CIA Mistake," Washington Post, Dec. 4, 2005

"The Torture Files," Independent/UK, Dec. 4, 2005

"ACLU To Sue CIA Over Secret Prisons," BBC News/UK, Dec. 3, 2005

"California National Guard Dismantles Unit Accused Of Spying On Protesters," Associated Press, Dec. 2, 2005

"U.S. On Defensive As Reports Of 'Secret Torture Flights' Pile Up," Agence France Presse Dec. 2, 2005

"Protester Will Get Hearing Over Large Fine For Getting Too Close To Seafair Fleet," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Dec. 2, 2005

"Torture Makes Justice Impossible," by David Cole, Los Angeles Times, Dec. 2, 2005

"Human Rights Watch: U.S. Holding At Least 26 'Ghost Detainees,'" Human Rights Watch, Dec. 1, 2005

"Controversy Grows In Europe Over CIA Jail Network," Christian Science Monitor, Dec. 1, 2005

"Flight Logs Reveal Hundreds Of CIA Flights To Europe," Agence France Presse, Dec. 1, 2005

"A Government Game Of 'Gotcha' With Jose Padilla: Trashing Constitutional Law," by Elaine Cassel, Counterpunch, Dec. 1, 2005

"Sidestepping Courts In The War On Terrorism," Los Angeles Times, Nov. 30, 2005

"Justice Dept. Criticizes Post Article On 'National Security Letters,'" Washington Post, Nov. 30, 2005

"Justice Dept. Defends FBI On PATRIOT Act," Associated Press, Nov. 29, 2005


Media Issues

"All The President's Flacks," by Frank Rich, The New York Times, Dec. 4, 2005

"The U.S. Military And The Age Of Perception Management," by Tim Leslie, Common Dreams, Dec. 2, 2005

"Death By Torture: U.S. Media Ignores Hard Evidence," by Peter Phillips, Counterpunch, Dec. 2, 2005



"Protesters From 30 Countries Unite To Fight Global Warming," Independent/UK, Dec. 3, 2005

"War Protesters In Chicago Interrupt Hillary Clinton," WBBM Newsradio 780 (Chicago, Illinois), Dec. 3, 2005

"Taking On Torture: Vermonter Arrested While Protesting U.S. Military School," Vermont Guardian, Dec. 2, 2005

"Justice Above The Law?," by Max Obuszewski, Common Dreams, Nov. 30, 2005

"Denver Protesters Strike Up The Wok To Pan Administration," Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado), Nov. 30, 2005

"Father Of Slain Soldier Protests Congressman," KGET-TV News (Bakersfield, California), Nov. 28, 2005


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