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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 July 14, 2006


U.S. Politics

"Democrats Accuse Bush Of Power Grab," Financial Times, June 28, 2006

"Blow To Fair Elections," by Stuart Comstock-Gay,, June 28, 2006

"Odious Obama's Path To Hell," by Paul Street, Dissident Voice, June 27, 2006

"Why Do Republicans Hate America's Veterans?," by Bob Geiger, AlterNet, June 27, 2006

"Nation Is Divided On Drawdown Of Troops; Poll Shows Bush Support Rising," Washington Post, June 27, 2006

"Showdown In Montana: Burns Versus Tester," by Doug Giebel, Counterpunch, June 27, 2006

"Senate Rejects Flag Desecration Amendment," Associated Press, June 27, 2006

"CounterPunch v. CounterPunch: Taking Impeachment On The Road," by Dave Lindorff, Counterpunch, June 26, 2006

"Democrats Angered By Report On Troop Cuts," Washington Post, June 26, 2006

"A Call To Investigate The 2004 Election," by Steven F. Freeman & Joel Bleifuss, Boston Globe, June 26, 2006

"Analysis Finds E-Voting Machines Vulnerable," USA Today, June 26, 2006

"A Burning (Flag) Issue On Capitol Hill," by Joe Conason, New York Observer, June 26, 2006

"Democracy In Chains: GOP Plans Law Change To Limit Minority Voting," by Greg Palast, Guardian/UK, June 23, 2006

"Minimum Wage: Lowest In 50 Years," The Progress Report, June 22, 2006


Bush Regime

"The New American Cold War," by Stephen F. Cohen, The Nation, July 10, 2006

"Bush Ignores Laws He Signs, Vexing Congress," Associated Press, June 27, 2006

"Bush Slams Leak Of Terror Finance Story," Associated Press, June 26, 2006

"Pro-War 'Vets For Freedom' Tied To Bush's PR Team," by John Stauber, Common Dreams, June 26, 2006

"Cheney And HAL," by William Greider, The Nation, June 22, 2006


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Next We Take Tehran," by Robert Dreyfuss, Mother Jones, July/Aug., 2006

"Mexico's Presidential Front-Runner May Roil U.S. Conservatives," by Tom Hayden, TruthDig, June 27, 2006

"Overthrow, Over And Over," by Laura S. Washington, In These Times, June 27, 2006


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Iraq: A Shocking Waste Of Money," by Matthew Yglesias, American Prospect, June 27, 2006

"Afghanistan Crisis Paves Way For Return Of Taliban," Telegraph/UK, June 27, 2006

"An Accord In Iraq?," by Robert Dreyfuss,, June 27, 2006

"The Hatred Behind 'Hadji Girl,'" by Sheldon Rampton, Center for Media & Democracy, June 26, 2006

"Is U.S. Planning Large Troop Withdrawal In Iraq?," by Tom Regan, Christian Science Monitor, June 26, 2006

"Iraq Conflict Leaves At Least 130,000 Displaced," Washington Post, June 26, 2006

"Afghan Leader Losing Support," Washington Post, June 26, 2006

"Three Iraq Myths That Won't Quit," by Scott Ritter, AlterNet, June 26, 2006

"50,000-Plus Iraqis Have Died Violently Since Invasion Began," Los Angeles Times, June 25, 2006

"Iraqi Leader Offers Reconciliation Plan, Backs Off On Amnesty," The New York Times, June 25, 2006


Civil Liberties

"When The FBI Raids The Times," by Dennis Persica,, June 28, 2006

"Pentagon Resists Ban On 'Degrading Treatment,'" by William Fisher, Inter Press Service, June 27, 2006

"Where Were The Doctors And Nurses At Abu Ghraib And Bagram?," by Steven H. Miles, Slate, June 27, 2006

"Bush: Breaking The Law, Again And Again," by Larisa Alexandrovna,, June 26, 2006

"Department Of Defense Admits To Wider Surveillance Of Don't Ask, Don't Tell Groups," by Michael Rogers,, June 26, 2006

"Congressman Accuses Newspapers Of Treason," Associated Press, June 25, 2006

"Bush Administration Stomps On Our Constitutional Rights," by Rhonda Chriss Lokeman, Kansas City Star, June 25, 2006

"'Big Brother' Bush, And Connecting The Data Dots," by Jonathan Turley, Los Angeles Times, June 24, 2006

"Faces From Guantanamo," by Anthony Kaufman, AlterNet, June 22, 2006


Media Issues

"Welcome To The Media Revolution," by Jessica Clark & Tracy Van Slyke, In These Times, June 28, 2006

"GOP Launches Full Frontal Assault On NYT," by Marie Therse, News Hounds, June 28, 2006

"Why Neil Young Is Wrong," by Stephan Smith-Said, The Progressive, June 28, 2006

"Campus Papers Can Save Journalism," by Sara Gruen, WireTap, June 24, 2006

"Revolutionary Radio In Venezuela," by Peter Lackowski, ZNet, June 24, 2006

"Dan Rather's Raw Deal," by Greg Palast, AlterNet, June 23, 2006

"The Real News Business: Letting Presidents And Corporate Titans Lie," by Rory O'Connor, AlterNet, June 22, 2006



"To Refuse To Serve," Ret. Col. Ann Wright,, June 27, 2006

"Standing With GIs Who Resist," by Kevin Zeese,, June 26, 2006

"From Grassroots Activism To Nonprofit Bureaucracy," Gavin Leonard, WireTap, June 26, 2006


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