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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 Dec. 29, 2006


U.S. Politics


"The Feminist Game Plan," by Martha Burk,, Dec. 12, 2006

"Are Democrats Heading Over A Cliff?," by David Bacon, Truthout, Dec. 12, 2006

"Dems Plan To Eliminate Pork From Spending Bills," Associated Press, Dec. 12, 2006

"Poll: Iraq Going Badly And Getting Worse," CBS News, Dec. 11, 2006

"Lou Dobbs And The Dead-End Of White Anti-Corporate Populism," by Ted Glick, Truthout, Dec. 11, 2006

"Report On Iraq Exposes Divide Within GOP," The New York Times, Dec. 10, 2006

"Pelosi's First Priority Is To End Iraq War," San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 10, 2006

"Democrats Let Gates Slide," by Aaron Glantz,, Dec. 9, 2006

"Keith Ellison: The Political Insurgent," by Conrad Wilson, The American Prospect, Dec. 8, 2006

"The GOP's Southern Exposure," by Harold Meyerson The American Prospect, Dec. 8, 2006

"To Protect The Vote, Start Local," by Paul Rogat Loeb,, Dec. 7, 2006

"The 'Seattle Senators,'" by John Nichols, The Nation, Dec. 4, 2006


Bush Regime

"The 35-Year Long Scream: Torture, Impeachment And A Vietnam Vet's Tears," by David Lindorff, Counterpunch, Dec. 12, 2006

"Presidential Tyranny Untamed By Election Defeat," by Chris Floyd, Truthout, Dec. 12, 2006

"'Impeachment Is Not Optional,'" by John Nichols, The Nation, Dec. 11, 2006

"Impunity And Immunity: The Bush Administration Enters The Confessional," by Tom Engelhardt & Karen Greenberg,, Dec. 8, 2006

"Why Impeachment Is Crucial," by Jennifer Van Bergen,, Dec. 8, 2006

"Impeachment At Our Peril," by David Corn,, Dec. 8, 2006

"Bush's Torture/Dictatorship Scandal," by James Bovard,, Dec. 8, 2006

"Will Cheney Come Clean?," by Carl Bloice, Black Commentator, Dec. 8, 2006


American Empire/War Profiteering

"How To Lose An Army," by William S. Lind, The American Conservative, Dec. 18, 2006

"The Last Man Of The Junta: An Open Letter To Henry Kissinger," by Fernando A. Torres, Counterpunch, Dec. 12, 2006

"Latin American Spring And Global Recession," by Toni Solo, ZNet, Dec. 12, 2006

"The Condor Model: The Atrocities Of Pinochet And The United States," by Roger Burbach, Counterpunch, Dec. 11, 2006

"Iran Looks Like The Winner Of The Iraq War," Los Angeles Times, Dec. 10, 2006

"Robert Gates And Venezuela: Another Saber Rattler In Latin America," by Nikolas Kozloff, Counterpunch, Dec. 9/10, 2006


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Iraq: Cornered Military Takes To Desperate Tactics," by Dahr Jamail & Ali Al-Fadhily, Inter Press Service, Dec. 12, 2006

"Statement Of Denial: ISG Gets Facts Right But Can't Face Them," by Matthew Yglesias, The American Prospect, Dec. 12, 2006

"Taliban And Allies Tighten Grip In North Of Pakistan," The New York Times, Dec. 11, 2006

"The Americans Don't See How Unwelcome they Are, Or That Iraq Is Beyond Repair," by Patrick Cockburn, Independent/UK, Dec. 11, 2006

"Emails From The Frontlines Of Iraqi Life: 'Today Is Better Than Tomorrow,'" by Tom Engelhardt & Dahr Jamail,, Dec. 11, 2006

"Sadr Condemns Maliki Government, Demands Foreign Troops Leave," Associated Press, Dec. 10, 2006

"'Nobody's Leaving:' Never Mind Democracy And Imperial Fiasco," by Paul Street, ZNet, Dec. 10, 2006

"Shiites Rout Sunni Families In Mixed Area Of Baghdad," The New York Times, Dec. 10, 2006

"The Last Soldier To Die For A Mistake," by Greg Mitchell, Editor & Publisher, Dec. 10, 2006

"The Vietnamization Of Iraq," by Col. Dan Smith, Counterpunch, Dec. 9/10, 2006

"A Bipartisan Occupation," by Phyllis Bennis & Erik Leaver, Counterpunch, Dec. 9/10, 2006

"Photos Confirm U.S. Raid Child Deaths," English Al Jazeera, Dec. 9, 2006

"The Iraq Study Group's Fatal Flaws," by Robert Dreyfuss,, Dec. 8, 2006

"Ranger, Arrested For Bank Robbery, Alleges War Crimes," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Dec. 7, 2006


Civil Liberties

"Abusive Interrogations: A Defining Difference Between Psychologists And Psychiatrists," by Stephen Soldz, Counterpunch, Dec. 12, 2006

"Routine And Systematic Torture Is At The Heart Of America's War On Terror," by George Monbiot, Guardian/UK, Dec. 12, 2006

"Government Spying Goes Global," by Maureen Webb, AlterNet, Dec. 12, 2006

"The Government's Assault On Press Freedom," by William Bennett Turner, San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 12, 2006

"U.S. Postpones Guantanamo Building Plans," Washington Post, Dec. 10, 2006

"U.S. Has A History Of Using Torture," by Alfred W. McCoy, History News Network, Dec. 9, 2006

"Data Mining Can't Improve Our Security," by Jim Harper, Cato Institute, Dec. 8, 2006


Media Issues

"Washington Post Editorial Praises Pinochet," by Glenn Greenwald, Unclaimed Territory, Dec. 12, 2006

"Musicians Oppose Media Consolidation," Associated Press, Dec. 12, 2006



"Iraq Protester Sheehan Cleared Of Most NY Charges," Reuters, Dec. 11, 2006

"War Resister Considers Himself A Soldier as He Builds New Life In Canada," Associated Press, Dec. 11, 2006

"Dare To Be Disobedient," by Hilary Wainwright, Guardian/UK, Dec. 11, 2006

"The Death Of An American Filmaker In Oaxaca Remains Unsolved," McClatchy Newspapers, Dec. 11, 2006

"Gore Plans To Initiate A Grassroots 'Carbon-Freeze' Movement," Boston Globe, Dec. 10, 2006


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