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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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For The Week Ending Sept. 14, 2007


U.S. Politics

"Securing (Or Not) Your Right To Vote,"by Steven Levy, Newsweek, Sept. 10, 2007

"California Ballot Proposal's GOP Ties,"Associated Press, Sept. 4, 2007

"Were You Tricked Senator Clinton?,"by Adam Penn, Common Dreams, Sept. 4, 2007

"Sour Americans Hungry For Change As Election Approaches,"McClatchy Newspapers, Sept. 3, 2007

"Edwards Gets Fresh Union Backing For White House Bid,"Reuters, Sept. 3, 2007

"Behind The FISA Flop,"by Art Levine, The American Prospect, Aug. 31, 2007


Bush Regime

"The Conscience Of A Conservative," by Jeffrey Rosen, The New York Times, Sept. 9, 2007

"Dick Cheney's Top Aide: 'We're One Bomb' Away From Our Goal," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Sept. 4, 2007

"Bush PR Machine Works Myth And Magic On Iraq," by Ira Chernus, Common Dreams, Sept. 4, 2007

"The War President Settles On A New War," by Scott Horton, Harper's, Sept. 4, 2007

"The Politicization Of The Department Of Justice," by Elizabeth de la Vega, Truthout, Sept. 4, 2007

"How Gonzales Destroyed The American Dream," by Roberto Lovato, New America Media, Sept. 4, 2007

"Post-Mortem America: Bush's Year Of Triumph And The Hard Way Ahead," by Chris Floyd, Empire Burlesque, Sept. 2, 2007

"White House Sees New Backing From Congress Over Iraq," Agence France Presse, Sept. 2, 2007

"Slam Dunk: The Bush Administration Is Trying To Provoke Iran," by Robert Naiman, Common Dreams, Sept. 1, 2007

"Secret To Forcing Compliance With Subpoenas: Impeachment," by David Swanson, After Downing Street, Aug. 31, 2007


American Empire/War Profiteering

"When Wishful Thinking Replaces Resistance: Why Bush Can Get Away With Attacking Iran," by Jean Bricmont, Counterpunch, Sept. 4, 2007

"War With Iran Looks More Likely," by Alan Bock,, Sept. 4, 2007

"The Next Quagmire," by Chris Hedges, TruthDig, Sept. 3, 2007

"Bush Plans War On Iran," by Marjorie Cohn, Common Dreams, Sept. 2, 2007

"New Weapons Sales And Military Aid Will Not Bring Peace And Stability To The Mideast," by Frida Berrigan, Common Dreams, Aug. 31, 2007

"Is George Bush Restarting Latin America's 'Dirty Wars'?," by Bewnjamin Dangl, AlterNet, Aug. 31, 2007

"Cold War II," by Noam Chomsky, ZNet, Aug. 27, 2007


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"As Sunnis Flee, Shiites Now Dominate Baghdad," Newsweek, Sept. 10, 2007

"Bush's New Friends: The Sunnis," by Mark Benjamin, Salon, Sept. 5, 2007

"Cut And Run In Iraq: Bush Heralds Troop Cuts While Brits Head For The Exits," by Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch, Sept. 4, 2007

"The Petraeus Workout," by Spencer Ackerman, The American Prospect, Sept. 4, 2007

"The Haditha Massacre: Spinning A War Crime," by Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch, Sept. 4, 2007

"Weighing The 'Surge': Results Have Been Tenuous," Washington Post, Sept. 4, 2007

"Pattern Cited In Killings Of Civilians By U.S.," The New York Times, Sept. 4, 2007

"Secret Report: Corruption Is 'Norm' Within Iraqi Government,"by David Corn, The Nation, Sept. 3, 2007

"Snow Job In The Desert,"by Paul Krugman, The New York Times, Sept. 3, 2007

"Iraqi Children Robbed Of Childhood,"by Ahmed Ali, Inter Press Service, Sept. 3, 2007

"Will Surge Defeat Or Fuel Insurgency?,"Washington Post, Sept. 3, 2007

"Iraq Parliament Faces Storms Over Baathists, Oil Law,"Agence France Presse, Sept. 2, 2007

"Iraq's Endless 'False Hopes,'"by Robert Parry, Consortium News, Sept. 1, 2007

"Why The Pentagon Doesn't Want Me To Testify About Abu Ghraib,"by Sam Provance, AlterNet, Aug. 31, 2007


Civil Liberties

"In Padilla Interrogation, No Checks Or Balances," Christian Science Monitor, Sept. 4, 2007

"Jose Padilla: More Sinned Against Than Sinning," by Andy Worthington,, Sept. 4, 2007

"Leaked Red Cross Report Sets Up Bush Team For International War Crimes Tribunal," by Nat Hentoff, Village Voice, Sept. 2, 2007

"Legal Battle Resuming On Guantanamo Detainees," The New York Times, Sept. 2, 2007

"Extraordinary Rendition Exposed Again," by Adel Safty, ZNet, Aug. 31, 2007


Media Issues

"Going After Gore," by Evgania Peretz, Vanity Fair, Oct., 2007

"Film On Trauma Of Troops Back From Iraq Hits Venice," Reuters, Sept. 1, 2007

"Brian DePalma Airs 'Redacted' Iraq Images In New Film," Editor & Publisher, Aug. 31, 2007



"Toyota's Kentucky Plant Is A Test For Union Organizers," The New York Times, Sept. 4, 2007

"The Right To Oganize: Key To Democracy," by Dean Baker, Truthout, Sept. 4, Sept. 4, 2007

"Climate Activists Target Asia-Pacific Summit In Australia," Agence France Presse, Sept. 3, 2007

"'Occupy, Resist, Produce,'" by Naomi Klein & Avi Lewis, New Statesman/UK, Aug. 30, 2007

"Latin America's Surprising New Eco-Warriors," by Marilyn Berlin Snell, Sierra Magazine, Aug. 29, 2007

"How Popular Movements Can Confront Corporate Power And Win," by Michael Marx & Marjorie Kelly, YES! Magazine, Aug. 29, 2007


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