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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 Jan. 6, 2006


U.S. Politics

"Will Republican Senators Save The Republic?," by Ray MGovern, Truthout, Dec. 21, 2005

"Dover Case Seen As Setback For 'Intelligence Design,'" Associated Press, Dec. 21, 2005

"Specter Will Question Alito On Legality Of CIA Spying," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Dec. 20, 2005

"Democrats Say They Didn't Back Wiretapping," Associated Press, Dec. 20, 2005

"Where Have All The Conservatives Gone?," by Coleen Rowley, St. Paul Pionner Press (Minnesota), Dec. 20, 2005

"Censure Motion Introduced In House Over Iraq, Torture," Raw Story, Dec. 20, 2005


Bush Regime

"Bush's Wartime Dictatorship," by Justin Raimondo,, Dec. 21, 2005

"Bush's Snoopgate," by Jonathan Alter, Newsweek, Dec. 21, 2005

"Cheney Seeks 'Unimpaired' Presidential Powers," Los Angeles Times, Dec. 21, 2005

"For Years, Bush Said Court Orders Required For Spying," Agence France Presse, Dec. 21, 2005

"Spy Court Judge Quits In Protest," Washington Post, Dec. 21, 2005

"Bush's Illegal Spying," by David Cole,, Dec. 20, 2005

"Trifler, Fibber, Sophist, Spy: How Bush Abolished The Constitution," by Pierre Tristram, Candide's Notebooks, Dec. 20, 2005

"Bush Reprises Terrorism Theme To Battle Critics On Spying, Iraq,", Dec. 20, 2005

"The Hidden State Steps Forward," by Jonathan Schell, The Nation, Dec. 20, 2005

"Bush's High Crimes," The Nation editorial, Dec. 20, 2005

"The New Madness Of King George," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, Dec. 19, 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"The Lesson From Lula: South America's Left Would Do Well To Avoid Brazilians' Mistakes," by Sue Branford & Hilary Wainwright, Guardian/UK, Dec. 21, 2005

"U.S. Image Problem Rooted In History, Not Media," by Ramzy Baroud, Counterpunch, Dec. 21, 2005


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Iraqi Vote Points To Islamist Path," Christian Science Monitor, Dec. 21, 2005

"Sunnis, Secular Groups Charging Fraud, Demand New Vote," Washington Post, Dec. 21, 2005

"Iraq's Election Result: A Divided Nation," by Patrick Cockburn, Independent/UK, Dec. 21, 2005

"U.S. Air Power Strikes Iraq Daily," Associated Press, 2005


Civil Liberties

"New York Police Covertly Join In At Protest Rallies," The New York Times, Dec. 22, 2005

"Senate Passes 6-Month PATRIOT Act Extension," Associated Press, Dec. 22, 2005

"U.S. Court Rules Against U.S. Government In Padilla Case," Reuters, Dec. 21, 2005

"Can The Government Spy On Citizens Without A Warrant?," Christian Science Monitor, Dec. 21, 2005

"Indefensible Arguments: Torture As Calculated Policy," by Ben Saul, Counterpunch, Dec. 21, 2005

"Spying Program Snared U.S. Calls," The New York Times, Dec. 21, 2005

"FBI Watched Activist Groups, New Files Show," The New York Times, Dec. 20, 2005

"Is U.S. Becoming A Police State?," by Sean Gonsalves, Cape Cod Times (Massachusetts), Dec. 20, 2005

"An Insidious Culture Of Surveillance," by Thomas Oliphant, Boston Globe, Dec. 20, 2005

"Violating The Constitution," by Karen Kwiatkowski, Truthout, Dec. 20, 2005

"ACLU Says FBI Misuses Terror Powers," Associated Press, Dec. 20, 2005

"From Antiwar Organizers To Civil Rights Leaders, Nothing New About NSA Spying," by Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Counterpunch, Dec. 19, 2005

"The Global War On Civil Liberties," by Mike Marquesee, Counterpunch, Dec. 19, 2005

"Feds Question Student, Frighten UMass-Dartmouth Faculty," by Gary Leupp, Counterpunch, Dec. 19, 2005

"Agents Visit Chills UMass-Dartmouth Senior," by Aaron Nicodemus, South Coast Today (Massachusetts), Dec. 17, 2005

"Rumsfeld Spies On Quakers And Grannies," by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, Dec. 16, 2005


Media Issues

"The Foulest Media Performances Of The Year: The P.U.-litzer Prizes For 2005," by Norman Solomon, Counterpunch, Dec. 19, 2005

"Time-Delayed Journalism: The New York Times And The NSA's Illegal Spying Program," by Alexander Cockburn & Jeffrey St. Clair, Counterpunch, Dec. 17, 2005



"Stealing The Golden Shovel: Lessons On Civil Disobedience," by John Blair, Counterpunch, Dec. 19, 2005


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