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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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For The Week Ending Dec. 8, 2006


U.S. Politics


"The Incredible Shrinking GOP," by Paul Waldman,, Nov. 29, 2006

"The Next Two Years: Restraining A Lawless Administration Won't Be Easy," by Glenn Greenwald, Unclaimed Territory, Nov. 28, 2006

"Dove Camp: Democratic Doves Found Their Voice--And Strength--In Opposing The War," by Matthew Yglesias, The American Prospect, Nov. 28, 2006

"Experts Concerned As Ballot Problems Persist," The New York Times, Nov. 26, 2006

"When Votes Disappear," by Paul Krugman, The New York Times, Nov. 24, 2006


Bush Regime

"Leaving Integration Behind," by Anurima Bhargava & Brian Deese,, Nov. 29, 2006

"Bush Faces Legal Action Over Global Warming," Independent/UK, Nov. 29, 2006

"Indicting Bush," by Tom Engelhardt & Elizabeth de la Vega,, Nov. 29, 2006

"Boomerang War: Iraq Keeps Coming Back To Hit Bush in The Head," by Robert Scheer, The Nation, Nov. 29, 2006

"The War Crimes Case Against Rumsfeld: A Q&A," by Michael Ratner, Counterpunch, Nov. 28, 2006

"DOJ Probes NSA Spying, Democrats Suspicious," by Jason Leopold, Truthout, Nov. 28, 2006

"Bringing Bush To Court: A Fraud Worse Than Enron," by Tom Engelhardt & Elizabeth de la Vega,, Nov. 27, 2006

"Hail To The Chief: Cheney's Mission To Expand Presidential Power," Boston Globe, Nov. 26, 2006

"Rumsfeld Approved Of Torture Says Former General," Reuters, Nov. 25, 2006

"Gates Pushed For Bombing Of Nicaragua," Los Angeles Times, Nov. 25, 2006

"A Step Shy Of Book-Burning: EPA Closing Libraries," by Kelpie Wilson, Truthout, Nov. 23, 2006


American Empire/War Profiteering

"The Rise Of Rafael Correa: Ecuador And The Contradictions Of Chavismo," by Nikolas Kozloff, Counterpunch, Nov. 29, 2006

"CIA: No Evidence Of Iranian Nuclear Weapons Program," by Gary Leupp, Counterpunch, Nov. 29, 2006

"Siege And Seizure In Korea," by Cindy Sheehan, ZNet, Nov. 27, 2006

"Washington 'Three Fronts' Of Attack On Venezuela," by Eva Golinger, Green Left Weekly, Nov. 27, 2006


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Iraq: The War Of The Imagination," by Mark Danner, The New York Review of Books, Dec. 21, 2006

"Bush Adviser's Memo Cites Doubts About Iraqi Leader," The New York Times, Nov. 29, 2006

"Iraq Is A Civil War: Media Dominoes Keep Falling," by Anna Crane, Editor & Publisher, Nov. 28, 2006

"The Melbourne Minutes: New Downing Street Memos From Down Under," by David Swanson, Truthout, Nov. 28, 2006

"Pentagon Considers Moving Troops From al-Anbar Province To Baghdad," ABC News, Nov. 28, 2006

"Ten Fallacies About The Violence In Iraq," by John Tirman, AlterNet, Nov. 28, 2006

"Bush Says U.S. To Stay In Iraq Until Mission Is Complete," Reuters, Nov. 28, 2006

"Slaughter House Iraq," by Patrick Cockburn, Independent/uk, Nov. 28, 2006

"The Perils Of Escalation In Iraq: A Grim History Lesson," G. Pascal Zachary, AlterNet, Nov. 27, 2006

"Neighborhood By Neighborhood, Baghdad Descends Into Civil War," McClatchy Newspapers, Nov. 26, 2006

"U.S. Finds Iraq Insurgency Has Funds To Sustain Itself," The New York Times, Nov. 26, 2006

"Washington's Iraq Chimeras," by John Brown & Ray McGovern,, Nov. 22, 2006


Civil Liberties

"Judge Strikes President's Authority To Designate Terrorist Groups," Associated Press, Nov. 29, 2006

"Torture, The Geneva Conventions And The School Of The Americas," by Ann Wright, U.S. Army Reserve Col., Truthout, Nov. 29, 2006

"Black-Hooded CIA Paramilitaries Try To 'Disappear' German National," by Joshua Holland, Nov. 29, 2006

"The Wronged Man," Washington Post, Nov. 28, 2006

"Imams Stage Airport 'Pray-In' To Protest US Airways," Associated Press, Nov. 27, 2006

"Secret Pentagon Documents Classify Veterans For Peace As 'Threat,'" KSBY News (Santa Barbara, California), Nov. 24, 2006

"A Senate Mystery Keeps Torture Alive-- And Its Practitioners Free," by Jeff Stein, Congressional Quarterly, Nov. 22, 2006


Media Issues

"Take Control Of YOUR Airwaves," by Michael Copps, Seattle Times, Nov. 29, 2006

"Stop The Press Spree Against Working Moms," by Sheila Gibbons, Women's eNews, Nov. 29, 2006

"TV Blowhard Barks At Iran; Let's Hold CNN Accountable," by Jeff Cohen, Truthout, Nov. 28, 2006

"The War On Rebel Journalists," by John Ross, Counterpunch, Nov. 28, 2006

"News Flash: Major Media Begins To Think For Itself," by John Nichols, The Nation, Nov. 28, 2006

"A Progressive Beat," by Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Nation, Nov. 27, 2006

"Documentary Films Rattle Business World," Associated Press, Nov. 27, 2006

"What About Bob (Herbert)? Reflections On The Illusions Of A Times 'Liberal,'" by Paul Street, ZNet, Nov. 26, 2006

"Liar. 'Liar?' The MSM's Existential Crisis," by Eric Alterman, The Nation, Nov. 22, 2006



"From Norman Morrison And Quang Duc To Malachai Ritscher: Self-Immolation As Antiwar Protest," by Joe DeRaymond, Counterpunch, Nov. 29, 2006

"Colorado Subdivision OKs Christmas Wreath," Associated Press, Nov. 28, 2006

"Renewing Trident Would Break International Law, Say Protesters," Guardian/UK, Nov. 27, 2006

"Antiwar Movement Deserves Some Credit," by Tom Hayden, San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 27, 2006

"Activist's Fiery Death Prompts Questions," Associated Press, Nov. 27, 2006


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