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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

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For The Week Ending March 3, 2006


U.S. Politics

"Is The GOP 'Shock-The-Vote' Gang Planning To Heist California?," by R.J. Eskow, Huffington Post, Feb. 21, 2006

"'Strategic Redeployment': The Democrats' New Stall Strategy," by Bruce Gagnon, Counterpunch, Feb. 21, 2006

"Supreme Court To Weigh Late-Term Abortion," Associated Press, Feb. 21, 2006

"Democrats May Unite On Plan To Pull Troops," Boston Globe, Feb. 20, 2006

"Abramoff's Evangelical Soldiers," by Max Blumenthal, The Nation, Feb. 20, 2006

"Senators Roll Over On The PATRIOT Act," by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, Feb. 19, 2006

"Sen. Russell Feingold: The Lone Patriot," by Robert Kuttner, Boston Globe, Feb. 18, 2006

"Portage County And Paul Hackett," by Caroline Arnold, Common Dreams, Feb. 17, 2006

"Congressional Probe Of NSA Spying In Doubt," Washington Post, Feb. 15, 2006

"Republicans Criticize Bush Mideast Policy," Associated Press, Feb. 15, 2006

"Congress Stirs To Rein In The President," by Jeremy Brecher & Brendan Smith, The Nation, Feb. 9, 2006

"Pombo On Defensive Over Ties To Abramoff," Los Angeles Times Times, Feb. 14, 2006

"Republican Speaks Up, Leading Others To Challenge Wiretaps," The New York Times, Feb. 11, 2006

"Bob Barr, Bane Of The Right?," by Dana Milbank, Washington Post, Feb. 11, 2006

"Conservatives' Reunion Is Less Than United This Year," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 10, 2006

"Hastert, Frist Said To Rig Bill For Drug Firms," Gannett News Service, Feb. 9, 2006

"Answering The S.O.S. For Election Reform," by Jan Frel, AlterNet, Feb. 9, 2006

"Ralph Reed: Living On A Prayer," by Andrew Wheat, Texas Observer, Feb. 9, 2006

"Evangelical Mutiny," by Paul Waldman,, Feb. 8, 2006

"Congress Talks Tough To Gonzales, Then Turns And Runs," by Emily Bazelon, Slate, Feb. 6, 2006


Bush Regime

"Detention Camps and Bush's Mysterious 'New Programs,'" by Nat Parry, Consortium News, Feb. 21, 2006

"National Security Whistleblowers," by William Fisher, Truthout, Feb. 21, 2006

"War of the Quailhawks," by Tom Engelhardt,, Feb. 21, 2006

"U.S. Reclassifies Many Documents In Secret Review," The New York Times, Feb. 21, 2006

"After One Year, White House Civil Liberties Board Yet To Meet," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 20, 2006

"NSA: The Dying Scandal That Keeps Growing," by Glenn Greenwald, Unclaimed Territory, Feb. 20, 2006

"Who's Counting Bush's Mistakes?," by Stephen Pizzo, News For Real, Feb. 20, 2006

"Senior Lawyer At Pentagon Broke Ranks On Torture," The New York Times, Feb. 20, 2006

"White House Working To Avoid Wiretap Probe," Washington Post, Feb. 20, 2006

"Eyewitnesses Peel Back Lies On War Debate," by Jay Bookman, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Feb. 20, 2006

"NSC, Cheney Aides Conspired To Out CIA Operative," by Jason Leopold, Truthout, Feb. 20, 2006

"Bush Policies Lamented At Scientific Gathering," The New York Times, Feb. 19, 2006

"Bush Administration Shielding Big Business," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 19, 2006

"Bush Gets An Earful In Church," by Helen Thomas, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Feb. 18, 2006

"The FISA File: Bush Claims Imperial Powers," by Athan G. Theoharis, The Nation, Feb. 16, 2006

"Intelligence, Policy And The War In Iraq," by Paul Pillar, Foreign Affairs, March/April, 2006

"Dick Cheney Goes Hunting," by Molly Ivins, AlterNet, Feb. 14, 2006

"Lawyers' Group Slams Bush On Eavesdropping," Reuters, Feb. 14, 2006

"Impeach: Yes, But...," by Jamin Raskin,, Feb. 14, 2006

"Bush Royalty Plan Biggest Oil And Gas Giveaway In History," The New York Times, Feb. 14, 2006

"Harvard Study Blasts Bush Education Policy," Reuters, Feb. 14, 2006

"Bush Budget Would Cut Popular Health Programs," Washington Post, Feb. 14, 2006

"The Bush Inquisition: Whistleblowers And Witch Hunters," by Christopher Brauchli, Counterpunch, Feb. 13, 2006

"Outed Agent Plame Was Monitoring Iran's Nuke," Raw Story, Feb. 13, 2006

"Bush-Bashing On The Rise In GOP," Knight Ridder, Feb. 12, 2006

"The Bureaucracy Strikes Back," by Tom Engelhardt & Nick Turse,, Feb. 12, 2006

"CIA Counterterror Chief Sacked For Opposing Torture, Secret Prisons," Sunday Times/UK, Feb. 12, 2006

"Top Mideast Expert Accuses Bush Of Politicizing Iraq Intel," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Feb. 11, 2006

"Interview With Murray Waas: How Cheney 'Authorized' Libby To Leak Classified Info," Democracy Now!, Feb. 10, 2006

"Cheney And 'Inherent' Presidential Powers," by John W. Dean, FindLaw Feb. 10, 2006

"Bush Job Approval Stuck Near Bottom," Associated Press, Feb. 10, 2006

"Cheney Spearheaded Effort To Discredit Wilson," by Jason Leopold, Truthout, Feb. 9, 2006

"Bush Faces Republican Revolt Over Spying," Financial Times, Feb. 9, 2006

"Bush's Real Motive: Why Is W. Acting So Recklessly In Pursuit Of The Right To Spy?," by Harvey Silverglate, Boston Phoenix, Feb. 9, 2006

"Bush's Budgetary War On The Poor," by Robert Scheer, The Nation, Feb. 8, 2006

"Bush's Social Security Sleight Of Hand," by Allan Sloan, Washington Post, Feb. 8, 2006

"Bush Mouthpiece Defends Illegal Spying," by Marjorie Cohn, Truthout, Feb. 7, 2006

"Rumsfeld's Enforcer: The Secret World Of Stephen Cambone," by Jeffrey St. Clair, Counterpunch, Feb. 7, 2006

"Will Scooter Libby Graymail The CIA?," by David Corn, The Nation, Feb. 6, 2006

"When Two Worlds Collide: Why Rove Will Fall," by Tom Engelhardt & Elizabeth de la Vega,, Feb. 3, 2006


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Bolivia's Morales Deftly Keeps Enemies At Bay While Pushing Reforms," by Roger Burbach, New American Media, Feb. 20, 2006

"WWIII Or Bust: Implications Of A U.S. Attack On Iran," by Heather Wokusch, Common Dreams, Feb. 18, 2006

"Rice Calls For United Front Against Chavez," BBC News, Feb. 17, 2006

"Who Will Blow The Whistle Before We Attack Iran?," by Ray McGovern, Truthout, Feb. 14, 2006

"Iran Is Prepared To Retaliate, Experts Warn," Boston Globe, Feb. 12, 2006

"Rumsfeld Warns Iran, Syria On Insurgents," Associated Press, Feb. 10, 2006

"The Next War--Crossing The Rubicon," by John Pilger, Truthout, Feb. 10, Feb. 10, 2006

"The Iran Crisis: 'Diplomacy' As A Launching Pad For Missiles," by Norman Solomon, ZNet, Feb. 9, 2006

"Juggernaut Gathering Momentum: Next Stop, Iran," by Ray McGovern,, Feb. 8, 2006

"The Neocons' Long War," by Robert Dreyfuss,, Feb. 8, 2006

"Addicted To Empire, Not Oil," by Paul Street, ZNet, Feb. 8, 2006

"Decoding The Cartoon Crisis," by Rami G. Khouri,, Feb. 8, 2006

"Pentagon Database Leaves No Child Alone," by Mike Ferner, Counterpunch, Feb. 4/5, 2006


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Abu Ghraib Is Not Old News," by Aaron Glantz,, Feb. 21, 2006

"Iraqi Police Tied To Death Squads," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 21, 2006

"U.S. Warns Iraq It Won't Support Sectarian Goals," The New York Times, Feb. 21, 2006

"Influential Iraqi Cleric Sadr Rejects Constitution," Reuters, Feb. 19, 2006

"Iran Empowered, Emboldened By Iraq War Course," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 18, 2006

"New Abu Ghraib Abuse Photos Broadcast In Australia," Associated Press, Feb. 15, 2006

"Quick Rise For Purveyors Of Propaganda In Iraq," The New York Times, Feb. 15, 2006

"Taliban Said To Get Aid In Pakistan," The New York Times, Feb. 14, 2006

"Iraqi Kurds Take Tough Stand On Kirkuk," Associated Press, Feb. 14, 2006

"U.S. Busily Building Permanent Bases In Iraq," Telegraph/UK, Feb. 11, 2006

"Guards Force-Feeding Prisoners At Guantanamo," The New York Times, Feb. 9, 2006


Civil Liberties

"Report: Pentagon Ignored Repeated Warnings On Torture And Abuse," Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 20, 2006

"Halliburton Detention Centers," by Margaret Kimberly, Black Commentator, Feb. 20, 2006

"How An Internal Effort To Ban The Torture And Abuse Of Detainees Was Thwarted," by Jane Mayer, The New Yorker, Feb. 20, 2006

"UK Archbishop On Guantanamo: 'The Americans Are Breaking International Law...It's A Society Heading Toward Animal Farm,'" Independent/UK, Feb. 18, 2006

"The New American Police State," by Richard Reeves, Yahoo News, Feb. 18, 2006

"Judge Dismisses Arar's Deportation And Torture Suit," Associated Press, Feb. 17, 2006

"Innocent Men In Legal Limbo Still At Gitmo," ABC News, Feb. 16, 2006

"325,000 Names On Terrorism List," Washington Post, Feb. 15, 2006

"Justice Dept. Concedes It Can Begin Release Of Internal Warrantless Surveillance Records March 3," National Security Archives press release, Feb. 13, 2006

"Restoring The Rule Of Law And Constitutional Government," by Ivan Eland,, Feb. 14, 2006

"Innocent, But In Limbo At Guantanamo," Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 13, 2006

"AT&T Sued Over Alleged Role In NSA Surveillance Program," San Antonio Business Journal, Feb. 12, 2006

"The War On Privacy," by Nat Hentoff, Village Voice, Feb. 12, 2006

"Whistleblowers Are Not Protected, Mr. Goss," by Sibel Edmonds,, Feb. 11, 2006

"Consensus Grows For Curbs On Surveillance," Los Angeles Times, Feb. 10, 2006

"House Committee Kills Torture Inquiries," New Standard, Feb. 10, 2006

"Americans Say President Shouldn't Suspend Rights," Reuters, Feb. 10, 2006

"Educators Face Blowback For Protesting Iraq War In Schools," Raw Story, Feb. 9, 2006

"A Terrorist On Every Corner?," by James Bovard, Los Angeles Times, Feb. 8, 2006

"Secret Court's Judges Were Warned About NSA Spy Data," Washington Post, Feb. 9, 2006

"Many Guantanamo Detainees Not Tied To 'Hostile Acts,'" Agence France Presse, Feb. 9, 2006

"U.S. Plans Massive Data Sweep," Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 9, 2006

"Innocent Targets: When Bush's Eavesdroppers Get A False Positive," by Christine Tomlinson, Counterpunch, Feb. 9, 2006

"Bush's Warrantless Wiretapping Program Is Illegal And Unconstitutional," Statement by Sen. Russell Feingold, Feb. 8, 2006

"'Dangerous' Academics: Right-Wing Distortions About Leftist Professors," by Robert Jensen, ZNet, Feb. 8, 2006

"The Bush Legacy Of Legalized Torture: Why The McCain Ban Won't Work," by Tom Engelhardt & Alfred W. McCoy,, Feb. 8, 2006

"Is CIA Leak Probe A 'Witch Hunt?,'" ABC News, Feb. 7, 2006

"Cops Suing Cops... For Spying On Cops," by Sarah Ferguson, Counterpunch, Feb. 4/5, 2006

"New Mexico ACLU Wants Apology To Employee Investigated On 'Sedition,'" by Sarah Ferguson, Counterpunch, Feb. 4/5, 2006


Media Issues

"The Media's Next Quarry," by Russ Baker,, Feb. 21, 2006

"An Upside-Down Media," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, Feb. 18, 2006

"On CNN The Real Abu Ghraib Scandal Is The Photos, Not The Abuse," by Jeremy Scahill, Common Dreams, Feb. 16, 2006

"Internet Firms To Defend China Policies," Washington Post, Feb. 15, 2006

"UK Government-Funded Fake TV News Service Passes Off Propaganda As News," by David Miller, Guardian/UK, Feb. 15, 2006

"The Crucible Of Censorship," by Rory O'Connor,, Feb. 14, 2006

"The Pentagon's War On The Internet," by Mike Whitney,, Feb. 14, 2006

"Can You Say 'Permanent Bases'? The American Press Can't," by Tom Engelhardt,, Feb. 14, 2006

"Who's Not Listening: The Los Angeles Times And The Failure Of Political Imagination," by John Gilber, ZNet, Feb. 13, 2006

"Iraq: Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind," by Dahr Jamail,, Feb. 13, 2006

"Inquiry Into Wiretapping Article Widens," The New York Times, Feb. 12, 2006

"NBC Puts On 2-Week Commercial For U.S. Power," by Pierre Tristram, Candide's Notebooks, Feb. 12, 2006

"Merger Mania In The Alt-Weekly World," by Tim Redmond, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Feb. 12, 2006

"The Democrats' Tiny Megaphone," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, Feb. 9, 2006

"Senators Mull An Internet With Restrictions," by Celia Viggo Wexler & Dawn Holian, The Nation, Feb. 8, 2006

"Group: Yahoo Aided Chinese Crackdown On Dissident," Associated Press, Feb. 8, 2006

"The End Of The Internet?," by Jeff Chester, The Nation, Feb. 1, 2006



"If You Like Your Freedoms, You Should Thank A Protesters," by David Goodner, Iowa City Press-Citizen (Iowa), Feb. 17, 2006

"Five Antiwar 'Raging Grannies' Arrested At Maryland Enlistment Office," Scripps Howard Foundation Wire, Feb. 15, 2006

"Grandmothers Try To Enlist In Albany Protest," Albany Times Union, Feb. 15, 2006

"How You--Yes, You-- Can End The War," by David Swanson, The Scoop/New Zealand, Feb. 14, 2006

"Under The Sign Of Bolivar: The World Social Forum Of Caracas," by Jim Cohen, ZNet, Feb. 9, 2006

"Hippies And Revolutionaries In Caracas," by Mike Roselle, Counterpunch, Feb. 4/5, 2006


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