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New Haven Advocate's
"Best of New Haven 2001"
-- Staff Picks --
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 June 2, 2006


U.S. Politics

"Specter Buckles Again, Strikes NSA Deal," by Alexander Bolton, The Hill, May 16, 2006

"Now Is The Time For A Left-Right Alliance," by Thomas R. Eddlem,, May 10, 2006

"Hillary, Rupert And The Culture Of Corruption," by Jeff Cohen, Common Dreams, May 10, 2006

"The Welfare Kings: Under The GOP, The Poor Subsidize The Rich," by Dean Baker,, May 10, 2006

"Centrist Democrats Call For Out-Hawking Bush," Washington Post, May 10, 2006

"Pushing Back On Roe," by Froma Harrop,, May 10, 2006

"Murdoch To Host Fundraiser For Hillary Clinton," Financial Times/UK, May 9, 2006

"Republicans Set Aside Middle-Income Tax Cuts To Focus On Rich" Bloomberg News, May 9, 2006


Bush Regime

"Did Rumsfeld Lie--And When?," by David R. Henderson,, May 15, 2006

"Notes Reveal Close Cheney Interest In Iraq War Critic," The New York Times, May 14, 2006

"Karl Rove Indicted on Charges of Perjury, Lying to Investigators," by Jason Leopold,, May 13,2006

"Curtains For The CIA?," by John Prados,, May 10, 2006

"Iraq War Is Drawing Less Support Than Vietnam Did At Same Stage," Bloomberg, May 9, 2006

"Despite Opposition, Bush Backs Hayden As CIA Chief," Los Angeles Times, May 9, 2006

"Hawks Looking For Newer And Bigger Enemies?," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, May 9, 2006

"My Meeting With Rumsfeld," by Ray McGovern,, May 8, 2006


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Bush's Unanswered Letter," by Tom Porteous,, May 12, 2006

"Letter From Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President Of Iran, To George Bush," by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Le Monde/ France, May 10, 2006

"Experts: U.S. Hasty In Brushoff Of Iran," Associated Press, May 9, 2006

"The Path To War With Iran," by Shadi Hamid,, May 9, 2006


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Murtha: Marines Killed Iraqi Civilians 'In Cold Blood,'" Agence France Presse, May 17, 2006

"General: U.S. Forces Can't Leave Any Part Of Iraq," Agence France Presse, May 17, 2006

"Shiite Lawmaker Threatens To Form Government Unilaterally," USA Today, May 14, 2006

"Death Squads Deepen Divisions In Baghdad," Christian Science Monitor, May 8, 2006


Civil Liberties

"Bowing To The Police State," by Ray McGovern,, May 18, 2006

"They've Got Your Number," by Matthew Iglesias, American Prospect, May 17, 2006

"Bush Stomps On The Fourth Amendment," by Laurence Tribe, Boston Globe, May 16, 2006

"FBI Checking Reporters' Phone Records," Christian Science Monitor, May 16, 2006

"U.S. Fights Redress For CIA Kidnapping 'Mistake,'" by William Fisher, Inter Press Service, May 16, 2006

"FBI Secret Probes: 3,501 Targets In The U.S.," by Brian Ross & Maddy Sauer, May 16, 2006

"Negroponte Had Denied Domestic Call Monitoring," Washington Post, May 15, 2006

"Federal Source To ABC News: We Know Who You're Calling," by Brian Ross & Richard Esposito, ABC News, May 15, 2006

"Wiretapping Preoccupied Hayden At NSA," Baltimore Sun, May 14, 2006

"Sky Spies Watch Us From Space," Associated Press, May 13, 2006

"Ten Year Old Forbidden From Singing Pink's Anti-Bush Song At School," by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, May 10, 2006

"Ex-NSA Head Assails Bush Taps," Wired News, May 9, 2006

"Spies Among Us: Police Across The Nation Step Up Surveillance," U.S. News, May 8, 2006

"Under Fire, U.S. Says It Will Ban Controversial Interrogation Practice," Knight Ridder, May 8, 2006


Media Issues

"BellSouth, AT&T Added To NSA Lawsuit," CNN, May 17, 2006

"Will The Media Care Now That It's Being Spied On?," by John Nichols, The Nation, May 16, 2006

"Corporate Media And Advocacy Journalism," by Norman Solomon, Common Dreams, May 16, 2006

"FCC Chief Calls For Probe Of Phone Companies," Associated Press, May 15, 2006

"Keep Internet Free, Fast," by Chellie Pingree, Miami Herald, May 9, 2006

"An Open Letter To The Washington Post's Richard Cohen," by Willam Rivers Pitt, Truthout, May 9, 2006

"Did You Hear The One About The Satirist And The President? Probably Not," by Heather Mallick, CBC News/Canada, May 9, 2006

"Stephen Colbert: New American Hero," by Don Hazen, AlterNet, May 9, 2006



"Mothers Whose Sons Died In Iraq Lead Calls For Peace," Washington Post, May 15, 2006

"Upset Vet Gives Back His Medals," San Diego Union-Tribune (California), May 8, 2006

"Big Victory For UE At Stepan-Fieldsboro," by Dave Saldana, UE News, May 7, 2006


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