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New Haven Advocate's
"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 June 22, 2007


U.S. Politics

"A Top Clinton Aide Draws Criticism From Unions," The New York Times, June 5, 2007

"Inaction On Iraq Hurting Democrats," Washington Post, June 5, 2007

"Hillary Vs. Labor," by Ari Berman, The Nation, June 5, 2007

"Jury Indicts Rep. Jefferson In Bribery Probe," Washington Post, June 5, 2007

"Will Electronic Voting Reform Create New Opportunities To Steal Elections?," by Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet, June 4, 2007


Bush Regime

"Libby Sentenced: 30 Months Because 'Truth Matters,'" by David Corn, The Nation, June 5, 2007

"Libby Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison," by Matt Renner, Truthout, June 5, 2007

"Justice Official Said To Have Favored GOP Loyalists," Los Angeles Times, June 4, 2007

"Bush Base Erodes On Immigration Debate," ABC News, June 4, 2007

"Iraq Is Korea? Bush's Latest Appalling Historical Analogy," by Fred Kaplan, Slate, May 31, 2007


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Anti-U.S. Uproar Sweeps Italy Over Base Proposal," by David Swanson,, May 8, 2007

"Sanctions Aggravate Iranian Rights Situation," by Praful Bidwai,, May 6, 2007

"Six Questions For Laura Rozen On Iran," by Ken Silverstein, Harper's, May 4, 2007

"Duck And Cover: The Bush Administration Is Reviving The Nuclear Threat," by William D. Hartung & Frida Berrigan, In These Times, Apr. 30, 2007


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Anger Builds In Fallujah Over Security Crackdown," by Ali al-Fadhily, Inter Press Service, June 5, 2007

"U.S., Iraqi Troops Control Only A Third Of Baghdad," Reuters, June 4, 2007

"U.S. Can Forget About Winning In Iraq: Top Retired General," Agence France Presse, June 4, 2007


Civil Liberties

"Guantanamo Trial In Chaos After Judge Throws Out Two Cases," Guardian/UK, June 5, 2007

"The Tortured Lives Of Interrogators," Washington Post, June 4, 2007

"Judge Dismisses Charges Against Teen Gitmo Detainee," Associated Press, June 4, 2007

"Soviet-Style 'Torture' Becomes 'Interrogation,'" by Scott Shane, The New York Times, June 3, 2007

"What If Our Mercenaries Turn On Us?," by Chris Hedges, Philadelphia Inquirer, June 3, 2007


Media Issues

"The Price Of Free Airwaves," by Michael J. Copps, The new York Times, June 5, 2007

"The New Media Assault On Gore," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, June 5, 2007

"A Blog Is A Little First Amendment Machine," by Jay Rosen, Huffington Post, June 5, 2007

"Media Coverage Doesn't Cut It," by Jeff Cohen,, June 1, 2007



"Shaming The Official Antiwar Movement: Libertarian Conference On War And Liberty," by John V. Walsh, Counterpunch, June 5, 2007

"Vet Vows To Continue Speaking Out," Kansas City Star (Missouri), June 4, 2007

"Cindy Sheehan's Farewell," by John Nichols, The Nation, June 2, 2007


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