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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


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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, truthout.org, 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, TomDispatch.com, 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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Between The Lines
For The Week Ending March 31, 2006

... MORE NEWSWIRE...

U.S. Politics

"Censoring Censure," by John Nichols, The Nation, Mar. 23, 2006

"Political Lemmings: The Democrats And The Precipice," by Joshua Frank, Counterpunch, Mar. 23, 2006

"On Our Fading Republic: Interview With Chalmers Johnson," by Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com, Mar. 22, 2006

"Murtha Tells Russert: End The Occupation," by Sari Gelzer, Truthout, Mar. 22, 2006

"Iraq War Vet Wins Illinois Democratic Primary," Washington Post, Mar. 22, 2006

"Study Alleges U.S. Sets Aside Own Security Interests For Israel," Christian Science Monitor, Mar. 21, 2006

"Iraq Vets Running For Congress Fight 'One-Issue' Label," Washington Post, Mar. 21, 2006

"New Mexico Democrats Call For Bush Impeachment," Associated Press, Mar. 21, 2006

"Many Die-Hard Republicans Shaking Heads Over Bush, War," San Francisco Chronicle, Mar. 20, 2006

"Iraq Referendums Split Wisconsin Voters," Washington Post, Mar. 19, 2006

"Election 2006: GOP's Culture Of Corruption Versus Democrats' Culture Of Weakness," by David Sirota, Working For Change, Mar. 14, 2006

"That Old Fashioned Corruption," by Geov Parrish, Working For Change, Mar. 13, 2006

"South Dakota's Taliban: The Fanatics Are On The Loose," by Mike Whitney, Counterpunch, Mar. 13, 2006

"Feingold Proposes Bush Censure Over Spying," Associated Press, Mar. 13, 2006

"Ex-Justice O'Connor Says U.S. Risks Edging Near To Dictatorship," Guardian/UK, Mar. 13, 2006

"The Democrats: Still Ducking The War Issue," by Ari Berman, Mar. 9, 2006

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Bush Regime

"Apocalyptic President," by Sidney Blumenthal, Guardian/UK, Mar. 23, 2006

"Bush Chooses To Toss The Bill Of Rights," by John Nichols, Capital Times (Madison, WI), Mar. 23, 2006

"Bush's Media Blame Game," by Norman Solomon, TomPaine.com, Mar. 23, 2006

"Bush Raises Possibility Of Years-Long Iraq Presence," Reuters, Mar. 21, 2006

"Bush Staffers Ejected Three At Speech In 2005," Denver Post, Mar. 20, 2006

"Soldiers' Families Dubious Of Dubya," New York Daily News, Mar. 20, 2006

"Bush's Rhetoric Targets Unnamed Critics," Associated Press, Mar. 20, 2006

"Fitzgerald Previews Government's Case Against Libby," by Jason Leopold, Truthout, Mar. 20, 2006

"Impeachment Talk Reaches The Mainstream," by William Goodman, AlterNet, 2006

"Lawless And Incompetent: Bush At The Tipping Point," by Ralph Nader, Counterpunch, Mar. 11/12, 2006

"Mass Casualties In Collapse Of Ports Deal," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Mar. 11, 2006

"Judge Orders CIA To Turn Over Intelligence Briefings On Libby," Associated Press, Mar. 10, 2006

"Ridge: War On Terror Will Not End," Macon Telegraph (Georgia), Mar. 10, 2006

"Bush's Approval Rating Falls To New Low," Associated Press, Mar. 10, 2006

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American Empire/War Profiteering

"On Our Military Empire: Interview With Chalmers Johnson," by Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com, Mar. 21, 2006

"Iran Leader OKs Talk With U.S. On Iraq," Associated Press, Mar. 21, 2006

"U.S. Meddling In Peruvian Presidential Race?," by Jeremy Bigwood, Upside Down World, Mar. 20, 2006

"U.S.-Iran Talks On Iraq Could Be Diplomatic Breakthrough: Analysts," Agence France Presse, Mar. 19, 2006

"Deja Vu All Over Iran," by Robert Dreyfuss, TomPaine.com, Mar. 14, 2006

"Iran: Here We Go Again," by Ian Williams, Asia Times, Mar. 14, 2006

"U.S. Campaign Is Aimed At Iran's Leaders," Washington Post, Mar. 12, 2006

"Venezuela In Washington's Sights," by Salim Lamrani, ZNet, Mar. 11, 2006

"Iran Renews Retaliation Promise In Nuclear Row," Agence France Presse, Mar. 11, 2006

"U.S. More Intent On Blocking Chavez," Los Angeles Times, Mar. 11, 2006

"Iran: It's Regime Change, Again," by Tom Porteous, TomPaine.com, Mar. 10, 2006

"Of Propaganda And Policy," by John Brown, TomPaine.com, Mar. 10, 2006

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"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Iraq Video Details End Of Alleged Attack On Civilians," Associated Press, Mar. 21, 2006

"Expanding Bases Put Focus On U.S. In Iraq," Associated Press, Mar. 21, 2006

"In Iraq, Success Stories Always Have Asterisks," Washington Post, Mar. 21, 2006

"Dozens Killed As Rebels Storm Iraqi Jail," Guardian/UK, Mar. 21, 2006

"Across U.S., Rising Doubts On Iraq War," Christan Science Monitor, Mar. 20, 2006

"Some Say Civil War Has Already Started," Los Angeles Times, Mar. 20, 2006

"Iraq Occupation 'Played Football With Bricks Of $100 Bills,'" Guardian/UK, Mar. 20, 2006

"In Iraq, U.S. Influence Wanes As Full Scale Civil War Looms" Christian Science Monitor, Mar. 20, 2006

"Iraqi Police Say U.S. Troops Executed 11, Including Baby," Knight Ridder, Mar. 20, 2006

"Death Squads On The Prowl In A Nation Paralyzed By Fear," by Patrick Cockburn, Independent/UK, Mar. 20, 2006

"U.S. Lacks Mechanism To Adequately Track Wounded In Iraq," Gannett New Jersey, Mar. 19, 2006

"Collateral Damage Or Civilian Massacre In Haditha?," Time, Mar. 19, 2006

"3 Years Later: War Has Emboldened Iran, Extremists," Knight Ridder, Mar. 19, 2006

"Some Troops Headed Bck To Iraq Are Mentally Ill," San Diego Union-Tribune (California), Mar. 19, 2006

"Afghanistan: The Other War," by Christian Parenti, The Nation, Mar. 27, 2006

"Iraq: Permanent U.S. Colony," by Dahr Jamail, Truthout, Mar. 14, 2006

"Bush Ties Iran to Deadly Iraq Bombs," Agence France Presse, Mar. 13, 2006

"80 Killed, Over 200 Wounded In Black Sunday," by Juan Cole, Informed Comment, Mar. 13, 2006

"Death Squads Operated From Inside Iraqi Government," Knight Ridder, Mar. 12, 2006

"The Campaign To Pacify Sunni Iraq," by Tom Engelhardt & Michael Scwartz, TomDispatch.com, Mar. 12, 2006

"Abu Ghraib Prisoner Describes His Torture," The New York Times, Mar. 11, 2006

"Peace Activist Taken Hostage In Iraq Is Found Dead," Washington Post, Mar. 11, 2006

"No One Knows How Many Iraqis Have Died," Associated Press, Mar. 10, 2006

"Admiral: U.S. Military Expecting Violent Afghan Spring," Reuters, Mar. 9, 2006

"U.S. Officials Now Say Civil War, Not Insurgency, Greatest Security Threat In Iraq," Christian Science Monitor, Mar. 9, 2006

"Iraq's Sovereignty Vacuum," by Tom Engelhardt & Michael Scwartz, TomDispatch.com, Mar. 9, 2006

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Civil Liberties

"Are Warrantless Physical Searches Next?," U.S. News & World Report, Mar. 27

"FBI, Police Spying Is Rising, Groups Allege," Christian Science Monitor, Mar. 23, 2006

"NYPD RNC Mass Arrests Challenged," Associated Press, Mar. 22, 2006

"What's Become Of Americans?," by Paul Craig Roberts, Antiwar.com, Mar. 22, 2006

"A Possible Clue On NSA Spying," Washington Post, Mar. 21, 2006

"Google Ordered To Hand Over Data," BBC News/UK, Mar. 19, 2006

"The Government's Plans For An 'Immigration Emergency' Include Relocation And Detention Centers," by Joseph Richey, AlterNet, Mar. 14, 2006

"ACLU Releases First 'Concrete Evidence' Of Domestic Spying For Antiwar Views," Raw Story, Mar. 14, 2006

"U.S. Abuses, Sense Of Irony Missed In State Department's Rights Report," by William Fisher, Inter Press Service, Mar. 14, 2006

"Polls: Public Worried About Government Secrecy," Associated Press, Mar. 12, 2006

"Despite Criticism By Doctors' Group, U.S. Defends Guantanamo Force-Feeding," Reuters, Mar. 11, 2006

"FBI Grills Professor Over Support For Venezuela," by Elena Shore, Counterpunch, Mar. 10, 2006

"War On The First Amendment: The Great Green Scare And The Feds' 'Case' Against Rod Coronado," by Ben Rosenfeld, Counterpunch, Mar. 10, 2006

"Surveillance, Infiltration And Harassment Of Environmental Organizations," by Hope Marston, Truthout, Mar. 10, 2006

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Media Issues

"'U.S. Authorities Say...;: All The News That's Fit To Slant," by Robert Fisk, Counterpunch, Mar. 23, 2006

"Editorial Writers: Silence Of The Sheep," by William Fisher, Truthout, Mar. 20, 2006

"Iraq: U.S. News Media's Waterloo," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, Mar. 20, 2006

"Editorials Dither While Iraq Burns," by Greg Mitchell, Editor & Publisher, Mar. 19, 2006

"Journalism Under Siege In Baghdad," by Tom Engelhardt & Orville Schell, TomDispatch.com, Mar. 14, 2006

"Now The Little Guy Is The True Pit Bull Of Journalism," by Arianna Huffington, Guardian/UK, Mar. 14, 2006

"Eight Easy Pieces: News You May Have Missed If You Rely Upon The Deficit Disorder Mainstream Media," by John Atcheson, Common Dreams, Mar. 13, 2006

"More News Outlets, Fewer Stories: The New Media 'Paradox,'" by James Rainey, Los Angeles Times, Mar. 13, 2006

"Extra, Extra! Media Report On Feingold Censure Motion," by Dave Lindorff, Counterpunch, Mar. 13, 2006

"Bloggers At The Gate: What Was Good For EBay Should Be Good for Politics," by Adam Cohen, The New York Times, Mar. 12, 2006

"Village Voice: The Alt-Press Flagship Goes Corporate," by John Strausbaugh, Counterpunch, Mar. 11/12, 2006

"Lap Dogs Of The Press," by Helen Thomas, The Nation, Mar. 10, 2006

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Activism

"A Spring/Summer/Fall Counter-Offensive," by Ted Glick, ZNet, Mar. 23, 2006

"Bring The Sixties Out Of The Closet," by Don Hazen, AlterNet, Mar. 23, 2006

"An Exchange On The State Of Organized Labor," by Robert Fitch & Joe Allen, Counterpunch,, Mar. 23, 2006

"Antiwar Views Grow, But War Protests Don't," Christian Science Monitor, Mar. 22, 2006

"Antiwar Artists Mark Iraq War Anniversary With Benefit Concert," Associated Press, Mar. 21, 2006

"Voices Of Veterans Rise In Protest," St. Petersburg Times (Florida), Mar. 20, 2006

"Iraq War Protesters Arrested Near Pentagon," Associated Press, Mar. 20, 2006

"Walking To New Orleans, Vets Oppose The War," Atlanta Progressive News, Mar. 19, 2006

"Hungering For Justice At My First Congressional Testimony," by Mike Ferner, ZNet, Mar. 13, 2006

"Outernational: Not Your Parents' Protest Music," by Naeem Mohaiemen, AlterNet, Mar. 13, 2006

"Gandhi In California: The 2006 Latino Peace Pilgrimage To End The Iraq War," by David Howard, Truthout, Mar. 11, 2006

"Antiwar Protesters Interrupt Clinton Visit," Associated Press, Mar. 10, 2006

"Bringing The War Home: Organizing In Congressional Districts," by John Nichols, The Nation, Mar. 9, 2006

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