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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 13, 2007


U.S. Politics

"Nancy Pelosi And The Low Bar Democrats: Defending The Constitution 'Just Not Worth It,'" by David Lindorff, Counterpunch, July 3, 2007

"Christian Reconstructionists Trying To Take Dominion In U.S., With Help Of Powerful Friends," by Jeremy Leaming, Church and State, July 2, 2007

"To The Courts, Then On Behalf Of The Constitution!," by John Nichols, The Nation, July 2, 2007

"Kissing Up To K Street: Dems Sell Out The Economic Populism That Got Them Elected," by David Sirota, In These Times, July 2, 2007

"Was Campaigning Against Voter Fraud A Republican Ploy?," McClatchy Newspapers, July 1, 2007

"Lieberman Calls For Wider Use Of Surveillance Cameras," The Hill, July 1, 2007

"In Steps Big And Small, Supreme Court Moves Right," The New York Times, July 1, 2007

"Patrick Leahy Ready To Fight White House," Associated Press, July 1, 2007

"Rocky Mountain Right Reeling," by David Sirota,, July 1, 2007

"Vote By Mail Doesn't Deliver," by Michael Slater & Teresa James,, June 29, 2007


Bush Regime

"Scooter And The Commuter: When Presidents Pardon Their Own Crimes," by David Swanson, Counterpunch, July 3, 2007

"Bush Presidency Enters Terminal Phase," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, July 3, 2007

"DOJ Documents Show Sampson Deleted Email," by Matt Renner, Truthout, July 3, 2007

"The Commutation Fits The Administration," by David Corn, The Nation, July 2, 2007

"Reaction To Bush's Libby Decision," Associated Press, July 2, 2007

"Bush Commutes Libby Sentence," Associated Press, July 2, 2007

"When The Vice President Does It, It Means It's Not Illegal," by Frank Rich, The New York Times, July 1, 2007

"Keeper Of Secrets: Cheney Does The Constitution," by Christopher Brauchli, Counterpunch, June 30/July 1, 2007

"The Misunderestimated Mr. Cheney: A Record Of Willful Violation Of The Law And Wrongfully Claiming Authority To Do So," by John W. Dean, FindLaw, June 29, 2007

"The Imperial Vice Presidency," by Sidney Blumenthal, Salon, June 28, 2007

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


American Empire/War Profiteering

"U.S. Continues Detabilization Push In Venezuela: Interview With Eva Golinger," by Sam King, Green Left Weekly, July 3, 2007

"U.S. Accuses Hezbollah Of Aiding Iran In Iraq," Associated Press, July 2, 2007

"Big Oil & Big Media Vs. Chavez," by Stephen Lendman, ZNet, June 30, 2007


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"IraqInvasion Strengthened The Militants," by Patrick Cockburn, Independent/UK, July 3, 2007

"Enter Turkey: From Cakewalk To Quicksand," by Paul Craig Roberts, Counterpunch, July 2, 2007

"Civilian Deaths Fuel Afghan Outrage," Independent/UK, July 2, 2007

"Civilian Casualties In Afghanistan No Coincidence," by Ira Chernus, Common Dreams, July 2, 2007

"'Up To 80 Civilians Dead' After U.S. Airstrikes In Afghanistan," Observer/UK, July 1, 2007

"Losing The War In Afghanistan, One Civilian Massacre At A Time," by Brian Cloughley, Counterpunch, June 29, 2007


Civil Liberties

"The Guantanamo Whistleblowers," by Andy Worthington, Counterpunch, July 2, 2007

"New NSA Whistleblower Speaks," by David Swanson, Truthout, July 2, 2007

"Between SCOTUS And A Hard Place," by Aziz Huq,, July 2, 2007

"A Howl For Literary Freedom," by Dick Meister, ZNet, July 1, 2007


Media Issues

"Rachel Maddow: Progressives' Kickass Funster On The Radio," by Julie A. Weisberg, Raw Story, July 3, 2007

"The Problem With Murdoch," by Bill Moyers,, July 2, 2007

"Caught Red-Handed: Media Backtrack's On Iran's 'Threat,'" by Arash Norouzi,, July 2, 2007

"Our Rotted Press Corp, A Division Of 'Camp Victory,'" by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, June 30, 2007

"War At The Remote," by Norman Solomon, Common Dreams, June 18, 2007



"Supermarket Swindle: Grocery Workers' Labor Fight Subject Of New Documentary," by Joshua Holland, AlterNet, July 3, 2007

"Labor Head Andy Stern Has Some Strange Corporate Bedfellows," by Liza Featherstone, The Nation, July 2, 2007

"Antiwar Protesters Rally Before Bush-Putin Talks," Reuters, July 1, 2007


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