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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 Feb. 3, 2006


U.S. Politics

"Alito And Roberts' Self-Gag Rule Is Phony; Filibuster More Urgent Than Ever," by Lawrence R. Velvel, Counterpunch, Jan. 25, 2006

"GOP Group Wants Iraq Death Count List Removed," Associated Press, Jan. 24, 2006

"Iraq War Vets Ready For New Battle: Politics," USA Today, Jan. 23, 2006

"Diebold In Florida: 'I Saw It Hacked,'" by Susan Pynchon, Counterpunch, Jan. 23, 2006

"Lawmakers Say They Will Press Bush On Spying," Associated Press, Jan. 22, 2006

"In Florida Test, Diebold Voting Machines Are Hacked," Washington Post, Jan. 22, 2006

"Red States Itching For Abortion Fight," Los Angeles Times, Jan. 22, 2006

"Alito Filibuster: It Only Takes One," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, Jan. 22, 2006

"Congressional Ethics After Abramaoff," by Ralph Nader, Counterpunch, Jan. 21/22, 2006

"Future Charges Possible In NSA Spying, Dems Warn White House," San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 21, 2006

"Rove Tells Republicans To Run On Bush's Record," Reuters, Jan. 20, 2006

"Reform: Going Beyond K Street," by Lee Drutman,, Jan. 18, 2006

"Gonzales Rejects Gore's Criticism," Associated Press, Jan. 17, 2006

"For Senate Democrats, A Last Stand On Alito," Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 17, 2006

"With Alito Hearings, Dems Find Another Way To Blow It," by Ed Garvey, Madison Capital Times (Wisconsin), Jan. 17, 2006

"Murtha And The Mudslingers," by E.J. Dionne, Jr. Washington Post, Jan. 17, 2006

"U.S. Constitution In Grave Danger," by Albert Gore, Jr., Truthout, Jan. 16, 2006

"After Alito: What Happened? What Now?," by Danny Schechter, Buzzflash, Jan. 16, 2006

"Pelosi Clashes With Protesters Over Iraq War Funding," Inside Bay Area (California), Jan. 15, 2006

"Murtha Details His Exit Strategy," CBS News 60 Minutes, Jan. 15, 2006

"The Abramoff Guide To Buying Friends And Influencing Politics," by Nicole Colson, Counterpunch, Jan. 14/15, 2006

"Clinton Says He Didn't Use Warrantless Wiretaps," Bloomberg News, Jan. 13, 2006

"Voter Pressure To Force Bush To Quit Iraq, Says Murtha," Reuters, Jan. 13, 2006


Bush Regime

"Gonzales Defends Spying Amid Protest," CNN, Jan. 25, 2006

"Shielding Big Pharma," by Stephen Pizzo,, Jan. 25, 2006

"Bush On Trial For Crimes Against Humanity," by Marjorie Cohn, Truthout, Jan. 24, 2006

"Defending Spy Program, General Reveals Shaky Grip On 4th Amendment," Editor & Publisher, Jan. 24, 2006

"Alito: Clear And Ominous," by Mary Lynn F. Jones, AlterNet, Jan. 24, 2006

"Bush As Godfather: No Room For Congress In President's Plans," by Onnesha Roychoudhuri, AlterNet, Jan. 24, 2006

"Rove's Early Warning," by E.J. Dionne, Jr., Washington Post, Jan. 24, 2006

"Campaign To Justify Spying Intensifies," Washington Post, Jan. 24, 2006

"Politics Alleged In Justice Dept. Handling Of Voting Cases," Washington Post, Jan. 23, 2006

"Pre-October Non-Surprise: The Goon Show Of Bush And Bin Laden," by Chris Floyd, Counterpunch, Jan. 23, 2006

"Delicate Dance For Bush In Depicting Spy Program As An Asset," The New York Times, Jan. 23, 2006

"Fitzgerald Eyes Plame-Niger Conspiracy," by Jason Leopold, Truthout, Jan. 23, 2006

"When George Met Jack: Photos Connect Bush With Abramoff," Time, Jan. 22, 2006

"Ex-EPA Chiefs--Mostly Republicans-- Blame Bush In Global Warming," Associated Press, Jan. 18, 2006

"'Extraordinary Circumstances': The Case Against Alito," by Michael Carmichael, Counterpunch, Jan. 18, 2006

"Cowardly Bush Hiding Behind The Troops," by David Corn,, Jan. 18, 2006

"Whistling In The Wind: Whistleblowers In The Bush Administration Crosshairs," by Sam Graham-Felsen, AlterNet, Jan. 18, 2006

"2002 Administration Memo Doubted Uranium Sale To Iraq," The New York Times, Jan. 17, 2006

"AP Reports Facts On White House's Smear Of Gore," Think Progress, Jan. 17, 2006

"White House Silent On Abramoff Meetings," Associated Press, Jan. 17, 2006

"Does The President Really Know Best?," by Tom Engelhardt & Elizabeth de la Vega,, Jan. 17, 2006

"Spy Agency Data After 9/11 Led FBI To Dead Ends," The New York Times, Jan. 17, 2006

"Gonzales To Testify On Domestic Spying," Associated Press, Jan. 14, 2006

"Risen Book Holds Proof Bush Deceived America," by Ray McGovern,, Jan. 14, 2006

"The Problem With Presidential Signing Statements," by John W. Dean,, Jan. 13, 2006

"Bush Reverses Long Trend Toward Greater Privacy," by David Kahn, The New York Times, Jan. 13, 2006

"Bush Vs. Reality: 2006 As The Year Of Living Dangerously," by Tom Engelhardt,, Jan. 12, 2006


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Military Contractor Philanthropy," by Joan Roelofs, Counterpunch, Jan. 25, 2006

"Bush Sees Risk Of Iranian Nuclear Blackmail," Reuters, Jan. 23, 2006

"Rice Says Time For Talking With Iran Is Over," Reuters, Jan. 23, 2006

"U.S. Still Short In Iran Security Council Push," Washington Post, Jan. 22, 2006

"Halliburton Sent Contaminated Water To U.S. Base In Iraq," Associated Press, Jan. 22, 2006

"U.S.: Venezuela Overspending On Military," Associated Press, Jan. 20, 2006

"Odom's Attack On Bush's Empire," by David Corn,, Jan. 20, 2006

"The West Has Picked a Fight With Iran That It Cannot Win," by Simon Jenkins, Guardian/Uk, Jan. 18, 2006

"The State Of The Empire, 2006: Rotting Within, Tremors Without," by James Petras, Counterpunch, Jan. 14/15, 2006

"Iraq To Iran: The Bush Who Cried Wolf," by Robert Dreyfuss,, Jan. 12, 2006


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Iraq's Sunnis Urged To Defend Themselves," Washington Post, Jan. 25, 2006

"Study: Army Stretched To Breaking Point," Associated Press, Jan. 24, 2006

"Civil War-Elect," by Robert Dreyfuss,, Jan. 23, 2006

"Afghan Border Attacks Strain Efforts In War On Terror," Washington Post, Jan. 23, 2006

"Sympathy For al-Qaeda Surges In Pakistan After U.S. Attack," Associated Press, Jan. 22, 2006

"Iraqis Urge Unity, But Rifts May Be Too Deep," The New York Times, Jan. 22, 2006

"CIA Bombs Pakistan, Hits America: How To Lose Friends And Gain Enemies," by Brian Cloughley, Counterpunch, Jan. 21/22, 2006

"A Town Becomes A Prison," by Dahr Jamail with Arkan Hamed,, Jan. 21, 2006

"Pakistan Tells U.S. Not To Repeat Attack," Associated Press, Jan. 21, 2006

"Trial Illuminates Dark Tactics Of Interrogation," Los Angeles Times, Jan. 20, 2006

"Official U.S. Agency Paints Dire Picture Of 'Out Of Control' Iraq," Guardian/UK, Jan. 18, 2006

"U.S. Helicopters In Iraq Face Menace Of 'Aerial Bombs,'" Telegraph/UK, Jan. 18, 2006

"Violence Increasing In Afghanistan," Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 17, 2006

"Iraq War's Stunning Price Tag," by Linda Bilmes & Joseph Stiglitz, Los Angeles Times, Jan. 17, 2006

"27 Killed In Afghan Suicide Blasts," CNN, Jan. 16, 2006

"'Marshall Plan' For Iraq Fades," Los Angeles Times, Jan. 15, 2006

"Deaths Of Journalists In Iraq Near Vietnam Toll," Times Online/UK, Jan. 15, 2006

"Fly Boys And Lie Boys: Smart Bombing Iraqi Families While They Sleep," by Brian Cloughley, Counterpunch, Jan. 14/15, 2006

"Documents Tie Shadowy U.S. Unit To Inmate Abuse Case," Reuters, Jan. 13, 2006

"Army Halts Abuse Probe, No Questions Asked," Associated Press, Jan. 13, 2006

"No. 2 U.S. General In Iraq Sees Violence Continuing," Reuters, Jan. 13, 2006


Civil Liberties

"The Pentagon Has Its Own Big Brother," by Michael Isikoff, Newsweek, Jan. 30, 2006

"PATRIOT Act Talks Hit Roadblock On Privacy Issue," Washington Post, Jan. 25, 2006

"National Security Vs. Whistle-Blowing," Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 24, 2006

"Judge Orders U.S. To Supply Gitmo Detainee Names," The New York Times, Jan. 24, 2006

"Unfathomed Dangers In PATRIOT Act Reauthorization," by Paul Craig Roberts,, Jan. 24, 2006

"More Attacks And Meetings On A Program Under Fire," The New York Times, Jan. 21, 2006

"Peace Group Spokesman Tesifies In Surveillance Probe," Palm Beach Post (Florida), Jan. 21, 2006

"Latest White House Report Says Spy Power 'Confirmed' By 9/11," Los Angeles Times, Jan. 20, 2006

"Bush Leads Defense Of NSA Domestic Spying," Associated Press, Jan. 20, 2006

"U.S. Accused Of Spying On Those Who Disagree With Bush Policies," South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Jan. 20, 2006

"Checking Big Brother," by Christopher Pyle, The American Prospect, Jan. 20, 2006

"From Your Mouth To His Ears: How Cheney Used The NSA For Domestic Spying Prior To 9/11," by Jason Leopold, Counterpunch, Jan. 20, 2006

"U.S. Indicts 11 For Acts Of Domestic Terrorism," The New York Times, Jan. 20, 2006

"ACLU Rebukes Justice Department Findings On Wiretaps As 'Spin,'" ACLU press release, Jan. 19, 2006

"Why Stanford Prof Is Suing Bush Over NSA Spying" San Jose Mercury News (California), Jan. 19, 2006

"U.S. Policy Of Abuse Undermines Rights Worldwide," Human Rights Watch World Report 2006, Jan. 18, 2006

"Mining For Kids: Children Can't 'Opt Out' Of Pentagon Recruitment Database," by Kathryn Casa, Vermont Guardian, Jan. 17, 2006

"Two Groups Plan Lawsuits Over Federal Eavesdropping," The New York Times, Jan. 17, 2006

"A Protest, A Spy Program And A Campus In An Uproar," The New York Times, Jan. 14, 2006

"Bush Authorized Domestic Spying Before 9/11," by Jason Leopold, Truthout, Jan. 13, 2006

"Pentagon Grilled Over Database On War Critics," Associated Press, Jan. 13, 2006

"Inside The Puzzle Palace: Interview With NSA Whistleblower Russell Tice," by Julian Sanchez, Reason,, Jan. 13, 2006

"U.S. Tries To Avoid Supreme Court Ruling On Detainees," Washington Post, Jan. 13, 2006

"You're Being Watched...," by Laura K. Donohue, Los Angeles Times, Jan. 12, 2006

"Indefinite Detention: U.S. Builds New Guantanamo Prison," Associated Press, Jan. 12, 2006

"U.S. Government Asks Top Court To Dismiss Guantanamo Suit," Reuters, Jan. 12, 2006

"National I.D., State Nightmare," Associated Press, Jan. 12, 2006

"Judge Demands Police Video Of Grandmothers' Protest," The New York Times, Jan. 11, 2006


Media Issues

"Google Bows To Chinese Censorship With New Search Site," Agence France Presse, Jan. 25, 2006

"L.A. Times Writer Defends Incendiary Iraq Column," Reuters, Jan. 24, 2006

"Group Presses Military On Jailed Journalists," Reuters, Jan. 24, 2006

"Hey Mainstream Media! Why Doesn't Presidential Dismantling Of The Constitution Warrant The Same Intense Scrutiny As Presidential Adultery?," by Andrew Bard Schmookler, Common Dreams, Jan. 17, 2006

"Scandalology 101," by Patricia Goldsmith, Dissident Voice, Jan. 17, 2006

"Ted Koppel: 'Natural Fit' At NPR And Longtime Henry Kissinger Booster," by Norman Solomon, Truthout, Jan. 17, 2006

"Falling Down On The Job Of Labor Coverage," by Peter Dreier, Los Angeles Times, Jan. 15, 2006

"Could Publication Of The Domestic Spying Story Lead To The Indictment Of the New York Times?," by Harvey Silverglate, Boston Phoenix, Jan. 14, 2006



"Ex-Abu Ghraib General Among Antiwar Speakers," New York Newsday, Jan. 23, 2006

"Even Without A Union, Florida Workers Use Collective Action To Enforce Rights," by Nick Robinson, Labor Notes, Jan. 22, 2006

"She's On Activist Duty Now," Los Angeles Times, Jan. 20, 2006

"Battlefield Iraq: Veterans Discuss The Truth, And Lies, The Iraq War," by Terrence McNally, AlterNet, Jan. 20, 2006

"World Social Forum: The Great Debate In A Land Of Change," by Humberto Marquez, Inter Press Service, Jan. 18, 2006

"David Graeber Vs. The Wall Street Journal," Alternative Press Review, Jan. 17, 2006

"Have Peace Activists Ever Stopped A War?," by Lawrence S. Wittner, History News Network, Jan. 17, 2006

"Women's Antiwar Petition Circles The Globe," by Haider Rivzi, Inter Press Service, Jan. 16, 2006

"Why Grandma Went To Jail," by Joan Wile, Common Dreams, Jan. 16, 2006

"What Is An Antiwar Movement?," by JoAnn Wypijewski, Counterpunch, Jan. 14/15, 2006


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