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"Best of New Haven 2001"
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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 July 6, 2007


U.S. Politics

"Will The Progressive Majority Emerge?," by Rick Perlstein, The Nation, June 28, 2007

"Justices Limit Use Of Race In Placement Of Students," The New York Times, June 28, 2007

"GOP Candidates Skip Hispanic Conference," Associated Press, June 28, 2007

"New Poll Finds That Young Americans Are Leaning Left," The New York Times, June 27, 2007

"Clinton, Richardson Fault Policy On Iran," Associated Press, June 27, 2007

"GOP Senators' Dissent Over Iraq Might Trigger A Different Surge," CNN, June 27, 2007

"Right-Wing Judicial Activism Runs Amok," by Bill Scher,, June 26, 2007

"Democrats And The School Of The Americas: 42 House Dems Back U.S. Terror Academy," by Dan Bacher, Counterpunch, June 25, 2007


Bush Regime

"What Tenet Knew," by Tom Engelhardt & Thomas Powers,, June 28, 2007

"'Nixonian Stonewalling': Bush Won't Supply Documents," Associated Press, June 28, 2007

"White House, Cheney's Office, Subpoenaed," Associated Press, June 27, 2007

"Fired Prosecutor Says Gonzales Pushed Death Penalty," Washington Post, June 27, 2007

"Bush's Public Lands Strategy Is A Sad Sight To Behold," by Timothy Egan, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, June 27, 2007

"Cheney And The Constitution," by Aziz Huq, The Nation, June 26, 2007

"Responsibility For Torture And Abu Ghraib: The Post Shows It Goes At Least as Far As The Vice President," by Patrick McElwee, Common Dreams, June 26, 2007

"Abu Ghraib: The Rest Of The Story," by Joseph L. Galloway, The Miami Herald, June 24, 2007


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Survey: U.S. Image Abroad Still Sinking," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, June 28, 2007

"Former Halliburton Unit Retains Piece Of Massive War Services Contract," Washington Post, June 28, 2007

"Imminent Crises: Threats And Opportunities," by Noam Chomsky, ZNet, June 27, 2007

"The U.S. Role In The Gaza Tragedy," by Stephen Zunes, Foreign Policy in Focus, June 26, 2007


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Curfew-Bound Fallujah On The Boil Again," by Ali al-Fadhily, Inter Press Service, June 28, 2007

"Iraq By The Numbers: Surging Past The Gates Of Hell," by Tom Engelhardt,, June 27, 2007

"Bush Suffers More Defections On Iraq," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, June 27, 2007

"Christians Forced Out Of Baghdad District," Los Angeles Times, June 27, 2007


Civil Liberties

"CIA's Strangeloves 'Altered Mind' Of A Girl Aged 4," The Australian/Australia, June 28, June 27, 2007

"Portrait Of A Guantanamo Propagandist," by H.Candace Gorman, Huffington Post, June 27, 2007

"With Release Of 'Family Jewels,' CIA Acknowledges Years Of Assassination Plots, Coerced Drug Tests And Domestic Spying," Democracy Now!, June 27, 2007

"CIA Documents Foreshadow Controversies," San Francisco Chronicle, June 27, 2007

"Targeting Dissent: FBI Spying On The National Lawyers Guild," by Marjorie Cohn, Counterpunch, June 27, 2007

"Guantanamos Across America," The New York Times editorial, June 27, 2007

"CIA Collaborated With Police Against Vietnam War Protesters," Washington Post, June 27, 2007

"Where's The CIA's Missing Jewel?," by David Corn, The Nation, June 26, 2007

"New Scrutiny As Immigrants Dies In Custody," The New York Times, June 26, 2007

"Supreme Court Does Bong Hits 4 Jesus: School Speech Takes A Hit," by Clint Talbott, Boulder Daily Camera (Colorado), June 26, 2007

"The Story Of Lofti Lagha, Prisoner 660: A Tunisian In Guantanamo," by Andy Worthington, Counterpunch, June 22, 2007


Media Issues

"Your Freedom Needs Free/Libre Software," by Richard Stallman, ZNet, June 26, 2007

"FCC Coming To Maine To Hear What Media Consumers Want," by Michael J. Copps & Jonathan S. Adelstein, Maine Sunday Telegram, June 25, 2007



"Fight For Gay Rights Fits Into Long History Of Progressive Struggle," by Thomas Schaller, Baltimore Sun, June 27, 2007

"G-8 Summit Protests In Germany," by Rob Augman, ZNet, June 26, 2007

"Michael Moore And Health Care Reform," by Ralph Nader, Common Dreams, June 26, 2007

"Florida Church Vandalism Linked To Antiwar Stance," FOX13 News (Tampa, Florida), June 26, 2007

"Pacific NW Antiwar Activists Up The Ante, Block Military Shipments," by Linda Averill, ZNet, June 25, 2007

"A Call To Bring All Troops Home," by Tom Hayden, The Nation, June 24, 2007


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