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"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

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For The Week Ending Dec. 15, 2006


U.S. Politics


"Voting For Peace In 2008," by David Corn,, Dec. 7, 2006

"Democrats Set To Press Bush On Privacy And Terrorism," The New York Times, Dec. 7, 2006

"On Being A Boor," by Cynthia Bogard, Common Dreams, Dec. 5, 2006

"Countering Conservative Economics," by Jared Bernstein & David Kusnet,, Dec. 4, 2006

"People Party Vs. Money Party: Who's Who Among The Democrats," by David Sirota, AlterNet, Dec. 4, 2006

"Rep. Dennis Kucinich: No More Money For War On Iraq," by Joshua Scheer, Truthdig, Dec. 4, 2006

"The Ridiculousness And Danger That Is Obama '08," by David Sirota, Working for Change, Dec. 2, 2006

"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

"Rumsfeld's Last Stand," by Tom Engelhardt,, Dec. 5, 2006

"Bolton Resigns In New Defeat For Hawks," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Dec. 5, 2006

"Confirming Gates: Why The Rush?," by Ray McGovern,, Dec. 5, 2006

"Another Quagmire: Declining Dollar As GOP's Economic Iraq," by Robert Kuttner, The American Prospect, Dec. 4, 2006

"Like Hitler And Brezhnev, Bush In Denial," by Robert Fisk, Independent/UK, Dec. 4, 2006

"Bolton Resigns As U.S. Ambassador," USA Today, Dec. 4, 2006

"He's The Worst Ever," by Eric Foner, Washington Post, Dec. 4, 2006

"Bush's Other Losing War: AIDS," by Doug Ireland,, Dec. 1, 2006

"A Conservative For Impeachment," by Brian Gilmore, The Progressive, Dec., 2006

"The Grand Jury Testimony: A Predisposition To Invade," by Tom Engelhardt & Elizabeth de la Vega,, Nov. 30, 2006

"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

"Oil For Sale: Iraq Study Group Recommends Privatization," by Antonia Juhasz, AlterNet, Dec. 7, 2006

"Thank You, Jimmy Carter, For Speaking The Truth About Israel," by Rabbi Michael Lerner,, Dec. 7, 2006

"Venezuela's Chavez Rejects U.S. Rapprochement Overture," Reuters, Dec. 6, 2006

"The White House Can't Put Out The Mideast Fires It Ignited," by Eric Margolis,, Dec. 5, 2006

"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

"The Realists' Repudiation Of Policies For A War, Region," Washington Post, Dec. 7, 2006

"Iraq Study Group: Shift Mission, Go Regional," Christian Science Monitor, Dec. 7, 2006

"Panel: Bush's Iraq Policies Have Failed," Associated Press, Dec. 7, 2006

"Iraq Study Group: How Big A Change?," by William D. Hartung, Common Dreams, Dec. 6, 2006

"How More Produces Less: The Two Crucial Fallacies Of Bush Administration Policy In Iraq," by Tom Engelhardt & Michael Schwartz,, Dec. 6, 2006

"Panel: U.S. Underreported Iraq Violence," Associated Press, Dec. 6, 2006

"The New Washington Consensus: Blame The Victims In Iraq," by Sharon Smith, Counterpunch, Dec. 5, 2006

"Iraq Shiite Leader In Washington: U.S. Must Crack Down On Sunnis," Washington Post, Dec. 5, 2006

"The Coming Clash Over Iraq Policy," by Ivan Eland,, Dec. 5, 2006

"Census Counts 100,000 Contractors In Iraq," Washington Post, Dec. 5, 2006

"Shias Too Lose Faith In Iraqi Government," by Dahr Jamail & Ali al-Fadhily, ZNet, , Dec. 4, 2006

"Bush's Meeting With A Murderer," by Robert Dreyfuss,, Dec. 4, 2006

"A Civil War--And Worse," by Andrew J. Bacevich, Boston Globe, Dec. 4, 2006

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

"De Facto Partition Takes Hold In Iraq," Washington Post, Dec. 3, 2006

"Death Squads Roam Baghdad Hospitals," Sunday Times/UK, Dec. 3, 2006

"Iraq War Has Cost U.S. $350 Billion," Agence France Presse, Dec. 3, 2006

"The Treadmill Incident: Fighting The Iraq war--At Home," by Dave Lindorff, Counterpunch, Dec. 2/3, 2006

"Iraqi Violence 'Self-Sustaining': U.S. Intel Chief," Reuters, Dec. 2, 2006

"Iraqi Army Division Deepens Discord," McClatchy Newspapers, Dec. 2, 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

"Legislators May Reconsider Suspending Habeas Corpus For Detainees," McClatchy Newspapers, Dec. 6, 2006

"Democrats Won, But Arabs In America Still Suffer From Bush's War On Terror," by Chris Hedges, Truthdig, Dec. 6, 2006

"Senators Rap FBI Over Domestic Spying," Associated Press, Dec. 6, 2006

"Truth, Justice And The Un-American Way," by John Cavanagh, Christian Science Monitor, Dec. 5, 2006

"Near-Total Isolation Sought For Guantanamo," Inter Press Service, Dec. 5, 2006

"Videotape Offers Window Into Terror Suspect's Isolation," The New York Times, Dec. 4, 2006

"Lawyers Show Images Of Padilla In Chains," Associated Press, Dec. 4, 2006

"Flog Is My Co-Pilot: Boeing As Torture Travel Agent," by Rick Anderson, Seattle Weekly, Nov. 29, 2006

"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

"Media Sham For Iraq War--It's Happening Again," by Norman Solomon, Common Dreams, Dec. 5, 2006

"FCC Chair Schemes To Undermine Net Neutrality," by John Nichols, The Nation, Dec. 5, 2006

"On Calling Bullshit," by Dan Froomkin, Nieman Watchdog, Dec. 1, 2006

"Olbermann's Hot News," by Daphne Eviatar, The Nation, Dec. 1, 2006

"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



"Antiwar Vietnam Vets Mentor Next Generation Of Resisters," by Jessica Pupovac, AlterNet, Dec. 7, 2006

"Big-Box Swindle: The Fight To Reclaim America From Retail Giants," by Stacy Mitchell, AlterNet, Dec. 7, 2006

"Anti-Sweatshop Hunger Strike At Purdue," by Peter Rothberg, The Nation, Dec. 5, 2006

"War Protester Will Be Retried," Bennington Banner (Vermont), Dec. 5, 2006

"Protesters Demand New Election For District 13 Congressional Seat," Herald Tribune (Florida), Dec. 4, 2006

"Homemade Memorial Stirs Opposing Passions On Iraq," The New York Times, Dec. 3, 2006

"11 'Antiwar Grandmas' Won't Get Jail," Philadelphia Inquirer, Dec. 2, 2006

"Antiwar Protester Released After 24-Hour Sentence," Bangor Daily News (Maine), Dec. 2, 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

"Students, Faculty And Labor Denounce Arrests Of Pace SDSers," Next Left Notes, Nov. 20, 2006

"Norfolk-Based Sailor Uses Web To Channel Oppostion To War," Virginian-Pilot (Virginia), Nov. 5, 2006

"SDS Comix," by Ed Piskor, Next Left Notes, Nov. 5, 2006


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