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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 Jan. 13, 2006


U.S. Politics

"The Republican Crack-Up," by David Moberg, In These Times, Dec. 28, 2005

"Democrats: Losers Or Victims? (Or Both?)" by R.J. Eskow, Huffington Post, Dec. 28, 2005

"Officials Want To Expand Review Of Domestic Spying," The New York Times, Dec. 25, 2005

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


Bush Regime

"Three Books To Wake You Up: The Dishonor Bush Has Brought On America," by Paul Craig Roberts, Counterpunch, Dec. 28, 2005

"Checks And No Balance: The Story Is Bush's Spying, Not The Story's Messenger," by Sydney H. Schanberg, Village Voice, Dec. 27, 2005

"Impeachment Buzz," by Ruth Conniff, The Progressive, Dec. 27, 2005

"Former Justice Official Stands By Post-9/11 Writings Supporting Torture, Domestic Spying," Washington Post, Dec. 26, 2005

"The Year Of Vanished Credibility," by Alexander Cockburn, Counterpunch, Dec. 24/25, 2005

"Bush Was Denied Wiretaps, Then Bypassed Panel," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Dec. 24, 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Nuking Iran With The U.N.'s Blessing," by Jorge Hirsch,, Dec. 28, 2005

"Morales' Triumph Has Washington Concerned," Guardian/UK, Dec. 26, 2005


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"In Iraq, The Killing Resumes," by Juan Cole, Informed comment, Dec. 27, 2005

"Many Iraqi Soldiers See Civil War On The Horizon," Knight Ridder, Dec. 27, 2005

"Kurds In Iraqi Army Proclaim Loyalty To Militia," Knight Ridder, Dec. 27, 2005

"White Phosphorous: The U.S. Used It, The U.S. Says It's Illegal," by David Swanson, ZNet, Dec. 27, 2005

"No Date Is Set For Troop Withdrawals From Iraq; Forces May Grow," Washington Post, Dec. 26, 2005

"U.S. Conducts Christmas Morning Raids In Iraq," by Associated Press, Dec. 25, 2005

"Why The War Has Already Been Lost," by Gareth Porter,, Dec. 24, 2005

"Iraq: Game Over," by Robert Dreyfuss,, Dec. 22, 2005


Civil Liberties

"Police State Powers Are Our Biggest Threat," by Martin Garbus, New York Observer, Dec. 28, 2005

"CIA Watchdog Probes Terrorism Renditions," Associated Press, Dec. 28, 2005

"Are You Being Tracked? RFID Tags As Spy Chips," by Devanie Angel, Sacramento News & Review (California), Dec. 27, 2005

"CIA 'Rendition' Exposed By Cell Phone Use," Chicago Tribune, Dec. 27, 2005

"Pentagon Snooping Fits State's Post-9/11 Pattern," by Sean Holstege, San Mateo County Times (California), Dec. 27, 2005

"Bush's Secret Surveillance State," by Anthony Gregory, Future of Freedom Foundation, Dec. 26, 2005

"Big Brother Bush Is Listening," by Marjorie Cohn, Truthout, Dec. 26, 2005

"Are You Being Searched?," by Julian Sanchez, Reason, Dec. 26, 2005

"NSA, The Agency That Could Be Big Brother," by James Bamford, The New York Times, Dec. 25, 2005

"Student's Tale Of Agents Visit Over Book A Hoax," Boston Globe, Dec. 24, 2005

"NSA Spy Program Broader Than Bush Has Admitted," Reuters, Dec. 24, 2005

"Fixing The Torture Fix," by Jeremy Brecher & Brendan Smith, ZNet, Dec. 24, 2005

"Not Authorized By Law: Domestic Spying And Congressional Consent," by Jordan Paust, Jurist, Dec. 23, 2005

"Oakland Settles Lawsuit Filed By Antiwar Protester," Bay City News Service (California), Dec. 23, 2005

"Intelligence Abuse, Deja Vu," by Gary Hart, Los Angeles Times, Dec. 21, 2005


Media Issues

"NSA Spied On Diplomats In Push To Iraq War, And Media Ignored It," by Norman Solomon,, Dec. 28, 2005

"There's Nothing Glorious About Today's Journalism," by Nicholas von Hoffman, New York Observer, Dec. 27, 2005

"Telling It Like It Isn't," by Robert Fisk, Los Angeles Times, Dec. 27, 2005

"News About News," by Danny Schechter, Buzzflash, Dec. 27, 2005

"Bush Presses Media To Hold Back Security Stories," by Howard Kurtz, Washington Post, Dec. 26, 2005

"Bush Pressed Papers To Kill Scoops On Spying," Editor & Publisher, Dec. 26, 2005



"A Veteran's Iraq Message Upsets Army Recruiters," The New York Times, Dec. 27, 2005

"Drums In The Streets: Protesting The WTO In Hong Kong," by Sascha Matuszak,, Dec. 24, 2005


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