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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 March 2, 2007


U.S. Politics


"Pelosi Leads House Debate On War," Associated Press, Feb. 13, 2007

"Cue The Smear Machine," by Paul Waldman,, Feb. 13, 2007

"GOP Expects Defections As House Debates Iraq Resolution," Washington Post, Feb. 12, 2007

"The Gentleman From Illinois," Phoebe Connelly, TheAmerican Prospect, Feb. 12, 2007

"Anti-Immigrant Sentiments Fuel KKK Resurgence," Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 9, 2007

"A New Fast Track For Unfair Trade," by Christine Ahn,, Feb. 8, 2007


Bush Regime

"Libby Defense: Cheney Won't Testify," ABC News, Feb. 13, 2007

"Journalists Testify That Libby Never Mentioned CIA Officer," Washington Post, Feb. 13, 2007

"Tenet Fires Back At Rice In New Book," The New York Times, Feb. 13, 2007

"Five Ousted U.S. Attorneys Received Positive Job Evaluations," McClatchy Newspapers, Feb. 12, 2007

"Edwards Steps Out Front On Health Care," by Dean Baker, Truthout, Feb. 12, 2007

"Inquiry On Intelligence Gaps May Reach White House," The New York Times, Feb. 10, 2007


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Blowup? America's Hidden War With Iran," Newsweek, Feb. 19, 2007

"An Appeal To Conscience To Those Who Would Bomb Iran," by U.S. Army Reserve Col. Ann Wright (Ret.), Truthout, Feb. 13, 2007

"Target Tehran: Washington Sets Stage For New Confrontation," by Patrick Cockburn, Independent/UK, Feb. 13, 2007

"Joint Chiefs Head Demurs On Accusation Of Iran," Washington Post, Feb. 13, 2007

"President Bush's New Gambles In The Mideast," by Mark Weisbrot & Robert Naiman, Common Dreams, Feb. 12, 2007

"For Neocons, Attack On Iran Has Been A Six-Year Project," by Larisa Alexandrovna, Raw Story, Feb. 12, 2007

"War On Iran--It's Not About Democracy," by Ron Jacobs, ZNet, Feb. 12, 2007

"Thelma & Louise Imperialism? Over The Cliff With George & Dick," by Tom Engelhardt,, Feb. 8, 2007


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Surging Into Catastrophe In Iraq," by Tom Engelhardt & Michael Schwartz,, Feb. 12, 2007

"Iraqi Insurgents Offer Peace For U.S. Concessions," by Robert Fisk, Independent/UK, Feb. 10, 2007

"DoD Report Appears To Confirm Downing Street Memo," by Jason Leopold, Truthout, Feb. 9, 2007

"Will Watada Mistrial Spark An End To The War?," by Jeremy Brecher & Brendan Smith, The Nation, Feb. 9, 2007


Civil Liberties

"The Road Map To Despotism," by Chris Hedges, Truthdig, Feb. 12, 2007

"Repeal The Military Commssions Act And Restore The Most American Human Right," by Thom Hartmann, Common Dreams, Feb. 12, 2007

"Pot Prisoners Cost Americans $1 Billion A Year," by Paul Armentano, AlterNet, Feb. 10, 2007

"Gitmo Coverup?," ABC News, Feb. 9, 2007


Media Issues

"The Media Escalates Its Lies About Iran," by David Swanson,, Feb. 12, 2007

"NYT Reporter Who Got Iraqi WMD Claims Wrong Now Highlights Bush Regime Iran Charges," by Greg Mitchell, Editor & Publisher, Feb. 10, 2007

"The New World According To Google," by Barbara Cassin, Le Nouvel Observateur/France, Feb. 8, 2007

"Time's Joe Klein: A Supreme Suck-Up," by Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone, Feb. 7, 2007

"Scooter Libby & The Media Debacle," by Eric Boehlert, Media Matters for America, Feb. 6, 2007



"Why We Are Striking: The War Must End," Columbia Coalition Against the War, Feb. 13, 2007

"Dissent Takes Center Stage At Grammys," Washington Post, Feb. 12, 2007

"Protesters Disrupt Obama Rally," Chicago Tribune, Feb. 12, 2007

"Activists 'Step Up' Challenge To Climate Change," by Shreema Mehta, The New Standard, Feb. 10, 2007

"Students Rising To Climate Challenge," by Kim Teplitzky, Wiretap, Feb. 10, 2007


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