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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 June 17, 2006


U.S. Politics

"GOP Jams Democracy: How High Did The 2002 New Hampshire Phone Scheme Reach?," by Paul Kiel, In These Times, May 29, 2006

"Kerry Pressing Swift Boat Case Long After Loss," The New York Times, May 28, 2006

"Lamont Challenge To Lieberman: Battle For Dems' Soul?," Los Angeles Times, May 27, 2006

"Enron Conservatism Lives On," by Robert L. Borosage,, May 26, 2006

"Voting Rights And Multilingual Ballots," by Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch, May 25, 2006

"Democrats Gear Up On The Ground," by Laura S. Washington, In These Times, May 23, 2006

"Who's Your Daddy Party?," by Francis Wilkinson, The American Prospect, May 22, 2006


Bush Regime

"Brent Wilkes: Man In The Middle," Newsweek, June 5, 2006

"Gonzales Gone Wild," by Mark Anderson,, May 29, 2006

"George W. Bush And Kenneth Lay," by Jason Leopold, Truthout, May 29, 2006

"Why Mine Deaths Are Up," by Peter Dreier, The Nation, May 26, 2006

"Bush's Enron Lies," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, May 26, 2006

"The Bush Administration's War On The Free Press," by Derrick Z. Jackson, Boston Globe, May 24, 2006


American Empire/War Profiteering

"The Latest Confrontation Between The U.S. Empire And Evo Morales And Hugo Chavez," by Steve Lendman, ZNet, May 26, 2006

"Bush Squares Off With Bolivia And Venezuela Over Hemispheric Model," by Roger Burbach, ZNet, May 26, 2006


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Taliban Rising," Globe and Mail/ Canada, May 29, 2006

"Bloody Scenes Haunt A Marine," Los Angeles Times, May 29, 2006

"The Battle Spreads In Afghanistan," Asia Times, May 29, 2006

"Kabul Erupts In Gunfire," by Stewart Nusbaumer, Truthout, May 29, 2006

"Iranian-Backed Militia Groups Take Control Of Much Of Southern Iraq," Knight Ridder, May 28, 2006

"Murtha: New Scandal Worse Than Abu Ghraib," Associated Press, May 28, 2006

"Marines Accused In Haditha Massacre; U.S. Braces For Reaction," Associated Press, May 28, 2006

"Iraq's My Lai: Not An Isolated Incident," by Joshua Holland, AlterNet, May 27, 2006

"What May Come Of The Haditha Massacre?," by Karen Kwiatkowski,, May 27, 2006

"In Afghanistan, Bombing Without Regrets," by David Lindorff, Counterpunch, May25, 2006


Civil Liberties

"Justice Dept. Seeks To Block Suits On Spying," Associated Press, May 28, 2006

"My Husband Is On The Government's Terrorist Watch List," by Sarah O'Brien, Baltimore Sun, May 28, 2006

"White House Invokes Secrets Privilege In Eavesdropping Cases," USA Today, May 27, 2006

"Court Filing Confirms AT&T Spy Docs," Wired News, May 26, 2006

"Big Brother Bugs Portland," by Simon Maxwell Apter, The Nation, May 26, 2006

"Top 10 Signs Of The Impending U.S. Police State," by Allan Uthman, Buffalo Beast (New York), May 26, 2006

"Public Heatings Sought By ACLU In Phone Records Scandal," by William Fisher, Inter Press Service, May 25, 2006

"Why Does The NSA Engage In Mass Surveillance Of Americans When It's Statistically Impossible For Such Spying To Detect Terrorists?," by Floyd Rudmin, Counterpunch, May 24, 2006

"Inside Donnie Rumsfeld's Orwellian Pentagon," by Jim Hightower, Hightower Lowdown, May 24, 2006


Media Issues

"Why The Democratic Ethic Of The World Wide Web May Be About To End," by Adam Cohen, The New York Times, May 28, 2006

"MySpace, MyPolitics," by Ari Melber, The Nation, May 26, 2006

"House Moves On 'Net Neutrality' Bill," The New Standard, May 26, 2006

"'The Daily Show' Cause And Effect," by Rachel Joy Larris,, May 24, 2006

"The Burial Of The 9/11 Story That Got Away," by Rory O'Connor, Media Is A Plural, May 24, 2006

"The (Other) Story Judith Miller Didn't Write," by Rory O'Connor, Media Is A Plural, May 17, 2006



"Cindy Sheehan: Mother Of A Movement?," by Karen Houppert, The Nation, June 12, 2006

"War Draws Older Generation To The Streets," Orange County Register (California), May 28, 2006


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