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New Haven Advocate's
"Best of New Haven 2001"
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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 April 21, 2006


U.S. Politics

"Wall Street Dems Unveil Plans to Undermine the Progressive Movement," Working For Change, April, 6, 2006

"DeLay Quits Congress but His Soul Lives On," Financial Times/UK, April 6, 2006

"A Culture of Corruption: Let's Save Our Democracy by Getting Money Out of Politics," by Bill Moyers, Washington Spectator, April 6, 2006

"Campaign Finance Measure Approved that would Hurt Democrats," The Washington Post, April 6, 2006

"Shocking Diebold Conflict of Interest Revelations From Secretary of State Further Taint Ohio's Electoral Credibility," by Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman,, April 6, 2006

"A Progressive Priority: Take Back the House,", April 5, 2006

"Iraq - Finally, The Democratic Position,", April 3, 2006

"Bernie Sanders' Independent Revolution," by Blair Golson, TruthDig, March 27, 2006

"FEC Won't Regulate Internet Politics," Associated Press, March 27, 2006

"In An Election Year, A Shift In Public Opinion On the War," The New York Times, March 27, 2006

"The South Dakota Curveball," by Alexandra Walker,, March 27, 2006

"Feingold's Popularity Surges On Censure Stand," Associated Press, March 26, 2006

"War May Hurt GOP In Heartland," Los Angeles Times, March 26, 2006

"Republicans On The Run," Time, March 26, 2006


Bush Regime

"Conniving, Greedy, Lying, and Deceitful," Bangor Daily News (Maine), April 6, 2006

"Bush Administration Unveils Nuclear Weapons Complex Blueprint," The Los Angeles Times, April 6, 2006

"Fitzgerald Knew Identity of Leaker From Start," by Jason Leopold,, April 3, 2006

"Reigniting The Arms Race," by Michael Klare, The Nation, Apr. 3, 2006

"The Founders Never Imagined A Bush Administration," by Joyce Appleby & Gary Hart, History News Network, March 27, 2006

"British Memo: Bush Was Set On Path To War," The New York Times, March 27, 2006

"Court Case Challenges Power Of President," Washington Post, March 26, 2006


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Applying Classic GOP Accountability to the Ongoing Mess in Iraq," Seattle Times, April 2, 2006

"Globalization and the American Labor Movement,", April 6, 2006

"Goal No. 1: Make the World Safe For Oil Companies," Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin (New York), April 5, 2006

"Chalmers Johnson on Our Military Empire,", March 21, 2006

"How Bush Unified A Continent," by Tom Engelhardt & Nick Miroff,, March 25, 2006


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Cutting and Running in Baghdad," by Robert Dreyfuss, Tom, April 6, 2006

"Taliban on the Front Line at the Pakistan Border," Le Monde, April 6, 2006

"Debate in Congress Over Iraq War Grows Louder," Knight Ridder Newspapers, April 5, 2006

"Democracy in Iraq Not a Priority in US Budget," The Washington Post, April 5, 2006

"Returning to the Scene of the Crime: War Crimes in Iraq," by Noam Chomsky,, April 4, 2006

"The Endgame in Iraq," New York Times, April 2, 2006

"Baghdad Governor Suspends Cooperation With U.S.," Reuters, March 27, 2006

"Shiite Fighters Clash With G.I.s And Iraqi Forces," The New York Times, March 27, 2006

"War Crime In A Mosque," by Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch, March 27, 2006

"'Unit's' Military Expert Has Fighting Words For Bush" by David Kronke, Los Angeles Daily News, March 26, 2006


Civil Liberties

"GOP Unveils Revised Immigration Legislation," The Associated Press, April 6, 2006

"Pentagon Admits to More Spying on Peace Activists" Reuters, April 5, 2006

"Amnesty: US Uses Front Companies for 'Rendition,'" Reuters, April 4, 2006

"Keeping Tabs On The Peaceniks," by Nick Schwellenbach, AlterNet, March 27, 2006

"Woman Gets $100 Ticket For BUSHIT Bumper Sticker," by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, March 27, 2006

"Scalia: Detainees Have No Rights," Associated Press, March 26, 2006

"Justice Department: NSA Could've Monitored Lawyers Calls," Associated Press, March 25, 2006


Media Issues

"Literary Honor For Riverbend, Baghdad Blogger," Times Online/UK, March 27, 2006

"The Fear Is In The Room: Inside Our Unbrave Media World," by Danny Schechter,, March 27, 2006

"Impeachment Movement Gains Momentum; Media Yawns," by Peter Phillips, Counterpunch, March 24, 2006

"Google's Wi-Fi Privacy Ploy," by Jeff Chester, The Nation, March 24, 2006

"U.S. Media Bias Covering Israel/Palestine," by Remi Kanazi, ZNet, March 23, 2006

"Panic In The Newspaper Biz," by Molly Ivins, Creator's Syndicate, March 23, 2006



"Felony Threat Rouses Immigrants," The Christian Science Monitor, April 12, 2006

"Huge Crowds March for Immigration Rights," The Associated Press, April 11, 2006

"Pentagon Admits to More Spying on Peace Activists" Reuters, April 5, 2006


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