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"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 May 26, 2006


U.S. Politics

"Vaccine Makers Write Frist-Backed Shield Law," The Tennessean, May 8, 2006

"Rove Is Using Threat Of Loss To Stir Republicans," The New York Times, May 8, 2006

"The Endangered Visigoth: The Rise And Possible Fall Of Richard Pombo," by Jeffrey St. Clair, Counterpunch, May 6/7, 2006

"House GOP Group Targets Bilingual Ballots," Los Angeles Times, May 6, 2006

"The Progressive Identity Complex," by Paul Waldman,, May 3, 2006

"Challenging Hillary Clinton: New York Takes On The war Party," by Joshua Frank, Dissident Voice, May 3, 2006

"Immigration Anxiety: The Solution Is Protecting All Workers," by Thomas I. Palley,, May 3, 2006

"3 Democrats Slam President Over Defying Statutes," Boston Globe, May 2, 2006

"Sour News For GOP In Poll," USA Today, May 2, 2006

"Ginsberg: Congress' Watchdog Plan 'Scary,'" Associated Press, May 2, 2006

"Edward Kennedy's Bland, Tepid Book Reflects A Directionless Party," by John R. MacArthur, Providence Journal (Rhode Island), May 2, 2006

"Electronic Voting Switch Threatens Mass Confusion," The Financial Times/UK, May 1, 2006


Bush Regime

"Outcry As Bush Nominates Illegal Spying Advocate For CIA," The Progress Report, May 8, 2006

"Last Question Is Obstruction For Fitzgerald, Rove," by Jason Leopold, Truthout, May 7, 2006

"Bush Clears The Way For Corporate Domination," by Joshua Holland, AlterNet, May 5, 2006

"Our Monarch, Above The Law," by Scot Lehigh, Boston Globe, May 2, 2006

"Hearing Vowed On Bush's Powers," Boston Globe, May 3, 2006

"Impeachment Weighed Again," by David Lindorff & Barbara Olshansky, Philadelphia Inquirer, May 3, 2006

"Outed U.S. Spy Was Researching Iran Nuclear Program," Agence France Presse, May 3, 2006

"Endgame For The Constitution," by Paul Craig Roberts, Counterpunch, May 2, 2006

"Court Orders Release Of Logs Showing Abramoff White House Visits," Associated Press, May 2, 2006

"Bush's Nuclear Madness," by Joshua Holland, AlterNet, May 2, 2006

"36 U.S. House Reps Want Bush Impeachment Probe," Atlanta Progressive News (Georgia), May 2, 2006

"Bush Claims Right To Ignore Hundreds Of Laws," Boston Globe, Apr. 30, 2006


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Iran Activists Fear U.S. 'Help' Could Spur Crackdown," by Omid Memarian, Inter Press Service, May 9, 2006

"The Wealth Underground: Bolivian Gas In State And Corporate Hands," by Benjamin Dangl,, May 8, 2006

"Bolivia's Realignment," by Roger Burbach, ZNet, May 8, 2006

"Rumsfeld's Latin American Wild West Show," by Tom Engelhardt & Greg Grandin,, May 7, 2006

"Bolivian Natural Gas Nationalization Makes Morales A U.S. Target Along With Chavez," by Stephen Lendman, ZNet, May3, 2006

"Strikes On Iran Too Risky, U.S. General Says," Telegraph/UK, May 2, 2006

"Peddling Democracy," by Tom Engelhardt & Chalmers Johnson,, May 2, 2006

"The United States, Israel And The Possible Attack On Iran," by Stephen Zunes, ZNet, May 2, 2006

"Hideous Kinky: The Pentagon Plan For Dirty War," by Chris Floyd,, May 1, 2006


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Cut And Run? You Bet," by Lt. Gen. William E. Odom, Foreign Policy, May/June, 2006

"In The Chaos Of Iraq, One Project Is On Target: A Giant U.S. Embassy," Times Online/UK, May 3, 2006

"Iraqis Begin Duty With Refusal," Washington Post, May 2, 2006


Civil Liberties

"Potential Evidence Surfaces Of Bush's Illegal Spying," by Onnesha Roychoudhuri, AlterNet, May 8, 2006

"Judges Challenge Internet Wiretap Rules," Associated Press, May 5, 2006

"'West Point' Off LimitsTo Antiwar Alums," Associated Press, May 5, 2006

"Amnesty: Torture 'Widespread' Under U.S. Custody," Reuters, May 3, 2006

"FBI And The USA PATRIOT Act In The Spotlight As Congress Considers How To Fight Terror," Christian Science Monitor, May 3, 2006

"Gitmo Releases Sugest Numerous Mistakes," by William Fisher, Inter Press Service, May 3, 2006

"Feds Go All Out To Kill Spy Suit," Wired News, May 2, 2006

"FBI Sought Data On Thousands In '05," Washington Post, May 2, 2006

"Scapegoats In The Terror War," by Marjorie Cohn, Truthout, May 1, 2006


Media Issues

"The Media Shift From Them To Us," by Danny Schechter, Common Dreams, May 8, 2006

"Seymour Hersh Versus The Bush Administration (And The DC Press Corps)," by Robert Fisk, Independent/UK, May 5, 2006

"Video News Releases: Television Stations Respond...And It's Worse Than you Think," by Diane Farsetta, Center for Media & Democracy, May 3, 2006

"Freedom Of The Press Deteriorates Worldwide," Le Monde, May 2, 2006

"Stephen Colbert's Take At The White House Correspondents Dinner," by Stephen Colbert, Daily Kos, May 1, 2006

"The Media's Missing Links," by A.L. Kennedy, Guardian/UK, May 1, 2006



"Challenging CIA And Military Recruiters On Campus: Lessons From The Fordham 9," by Stephen Philion, Counterpunch, May 6/7, 2006

"L.A.'s Two May Day Marches," by Jon Weiner, The Nation, May 1, 2006

"Protesters March For Broad Agenda In New York Antiwar Demo," The New Standard, May 1, 2006

"This Is A Social Movement," by Sam Graham-Felsen, The Nation, May 1, 2006

"Giving The President A Pink Slip In New York City," by Tom Engelhardt,, Apr. 30, 2006


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