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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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For The Week Ending May 5, 2006


U.S. Politics

"Amid Threats, Some Republicans Seek Talks On Iran," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Apr. 19, 2006

"Party In Search Of A Notion," by Michael Tomasky, American Prospect, Apr. 18, 2006

"Anger At Bush May Hurt GOP At Polls," Washington Post, Apr. 17, 2006

"John Edwards And The Politics Of Poverty," by John Atlas & Peter Dreier, Common Dreams, Apr. 15, 2006

"Suppressing The New Orleans Vote," The Nation editorial, Apr. 13, 2006


Bush Regime

"White House in Collapse," by the Boulder Daily Camera (Colorado), April 20, 2006

"Anatomy Of The Generals' Revolt," by Evan Thomas & John Barry, Time, Apr. 24, 2006

"Spokesman Resigns in White House Shake-Up," The Associated Press, April 19, 2006

"Libby's Legal Ploy," by David Corn, The Nation, Apr. 18, 2006

"Bush Won't Rule Out Nuclear Strike On Iran," Reuters, Apr. 18, 2006

"Roll Call On Rumsfeld," by Jim Lobe,, Apr. 18, 2006

"Hot Air And Free Speech: Climate Change Scientists Silenced," by Tom Devine & Tarek Maassarani,, Apr. 18, 2006

"State Department Memo: '16 Words' Were False," by Jason Leopold, Truthout, Apr. 17, 2006

"Rumsfeld Shouldn't Be Fired. He Should Be Indicted," by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, Apr. 17, 2006

"Vice Squad: Cheney's Secretive Staff," by Robert Dreyfuss, American Prospect, Apr. 17, 2006

"Senate Hearings On Bush, Now," by Carl Bernstein, Vanity Fair, Apr. 17, 2006

"In The Rubble: History Ambushes The Bush Administration," by Tom Engelhardt,, Apr. 16, 2006

"The Slow Motion Trap: Bush's Lies Come Back To Haunt Him," by Sidney Blumenthal,, Apr. 13, 2006


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Iran: The Day After," by Phyllis Bennis, April 19, 2006 by

"U.S. Planning Fourth Attempt To Oust Chavez," by Stephen Lendman, ZNet, Apr. 18, 2006

"Bombs That Would Backfire," by Richard Clarke & Steven Simon, The New York Times, Apr. 16, 2006

"Risking The Ultimate Blowback In Iran," by Brian Cloughley, Counterpunch, Apr. 15/16, 2006


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"The Ongoing War On Truth In Iraq," by Dahr Jamail,, Apr. 19, 2006

"Baghdad Street Battle Smacks Of Open Civil War," Reuters, Apr. 18, 2006

"Iraq War, Round Two," by Robert Dreyfuss,, Apr. 17, 2006

"Baghdad Morgue Overflowing Daily," by Dahr Jamail,, Apr. 15, 2006

"U.S. Allies Are Behind The Death Squads And Ethnic Cleansing," by Jonathan Steele, Guardian/UK, Apr. 14, 2006


Civil Liberties

"John Yoo's Tortured Logic," by Stephen Holmes, The Nation, May 1, 2006

"Top Army Officer Ordered To Testify In Abu Ghraib Abuse Trial," Washington Post, Apr. 19, 2006

"FBI Wants Access To Dead Muckraker's Papers," Associated Press, Apr. 18, 2006

"National Archives Pact Let CIA Withdraw Public Documents," The New York Times, Apr. 18, 2006

"Justices Reject Gitmo Detainees' Appeal," Guardian/UK, Apr. 17, 2006

"What Rumsfeld Knew About Gitmo," by Michael Scherer & Mark Benjamin,, Apr. 14, 2006

"Spy Chief Negroponte: CIA Detainees Will Be Held Indefinitely," Time, Apr. 12, 2006

"AT&T Seeks Return Of Leaked Documents Describing Their Role In Domestic Surveillance," Wired News, Apr. 12, 2006


Media Issues

"A 'Pulitzer Prize For Treason,'" by Glenn Greenwald, AlterNet, Apr. 18, 2006

"New Progress For Progressive Media," by Don Hazen, AlterNet, Apr. 18, 2006

"Taking Media Progress Even Further," by Rick Gell, AlterNet, Apr. 18, 2006



"Peace Activist Michael Berg Seeks Delaware House Seat," Associated Press, Apr. 18, 2006

"How Long Will MoveOn. org Fail To Oppose Bombing Iran?" by Norman Solomon, ZNet, Apr. 18, 2006

"Movements: From Antiwar, To Peace, To Democracy," by Mike Ferner,, Apr. 18, 2006

"Whose Spring? OurSpring!" by Ted Glick, ZNet, Apr. 18, 2006

"Interrogating Congress: Stopping The Bush Iran War Juggernaut," by Andrew Wimmer, Counterpunch, Apr. 15/16, 2006

"Lesson From The Other America: 'Si, Se Puede,'" by Paul Street, ZNet, Apr. 15, 2006


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