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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 Oct. 12, 2007


U.S. Politics

"High Court To Review Voter I.D. Plan,"Associated Press, Sept. 25, 2007

"U.S. House Votes To Tighten Iran Sanctions,"Agence France Presse, Sept. 25, 2007

"Fred Thompson: Desperate Republicans Cheer For A Reagan Wannabe,"by Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone, Sept. 24, 2007

"Politics In Black And White,"by Paul Krugman, The New York Times, Sept. 24, 2007

"The Whole (Jena 6) Story?,"by Sean Gonsalves, Common Dreams, Sept. 24, 2007

"White Supremacist Backlash Builds Over Jena Case,"Chicago Tribune, Sept. 24, 2007

"From 'Support The Troops' To Condemning MoveOn: The Cult Of The Military And The Decline Of Democratic Values,"by Donna Saggia, Common Dreams, Sept. 24, 2007

"GOP In Danger Of Losing Independents,"Associated Press, Sept. 23, 2007

"Dianne Feinstein, Symbol Of The Worthless Beltway Democrat,"by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Sept. 23, 2007

"Generals Opposing Iraq War Break With Military Tradition,"San Diego Union-Tribune, Sept. 23, 2007

"The Latest Betrayal By Senate Democrats,"by John V. Walsh, Counterpunch, Sept. 22/23, 2007

"In 2008, Bush V. Gore Redux?,"by Bob Herbert, The New york Times, Sept. 22, 2007

"Far Right Sells Iraq War To 'Values Voters,'"by Bill Berkowitz,, Sept. 22, 2007

"Former Clinton Officials Lobby For Amnesty For FISA Lawbreaking,"by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Sept. 22, 2007

"CEOs, Bush Rangers Rebuff Republicans On War, Widening Deficit"Bloomberg News, Sept. 22, 2007


Bush Regime

"How The White House Worked To Scutlle California's Climate Law," San Francisco Chronicle, Sept. 25, 2007

"U.S. Attorney In Minnesota Faces Probe," Washington Post, Sept. 23, 2007

"Cheney Mulled Israeli Strike On Iran: Newsweek,"Reuters, Sept. 23, 2007

"Bush Vows To Veto Kids' Health Bill,"Associated Press, Sept. 22, 2007


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Pursue Diplomacy, Not War, With Iran,"by Marjorie cohn, Common Dreams, Sept. 25, 2007

"A Plea From The Iranian People,"by Akbar Ganji, The Nation, Sept. 25, 2007

"America's Oil Lust Means Long Middle East Involvement,"by Cynthia Tucker, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Sept. 24, 2007

"Turning Ahmadinejad Into Public Enemy No. 1,"by Juan Cole, Salon, Sept. 24, 2007

"Washington Promotes 'Independent' Media In Venezuela,"by Michael Barker, ZNet, Sept. 20, 2007


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Emboldened Taliban Reflected In More Attacks, Greater Reach," Washington Post, Sept. 25, 2007

"U.S. Moves In Iraq May Push Iraqi And Iranian Governments Closer," Christian Science Monitor, Sept. 25, 2007

"Weapons Left By U.S. Troops 'Used As Bait To Kill Iraqis,'" Independent/UK, Sept. 25, 2007

"Let's Make It About You: Can We Stop The Slaughter Now?"by Arthur Silber, Once Upon A Time, Sept. 23, 2007

"The Real Story Of Baghdad's Bloody Sunday,"Independent/UK, Sept. 21, 2007

"Feds Probe Blackwater Links To Arms Smuggling,"Associated Press, Sept. 21, 2007

"Checkbook Imperialism: The Blackwater Fiasco,"by Robert Scheer, Truthdig, Sept. 21, 2007

"Blackwater Back On The Streets Of Baghdad,"Agence France Presse, Sept. 21, 2007

"New Military Report Acknowledges Signs Of Police State In Baghdad,"by Tom Hayden, Huffington Post, Sept. 18, 2007


Civil Liberties

"Closing Guantanamo Lockup Looks Increasingly Unlikely," Los Angeles Times, Sept. 24, 2007

"Free Speech Takes A Capitol Beating,"by Mike Ferner, Counterpunch, Sept. 24, 2007

"Activist Silenced For Fear Of Surveillance,"Long Island, NY Newsday, Sept. 24, 2007

"Massive Surveillance Net Keeps Track Of Americans' Travel, Even Size Of Hotel Beds," Raw Story, Sept. 23, 2007

"Gitmo Ruling Clouds Attorney Access,"Associated Press, Sept. 22, 2007

"Collecting Of Details On Travelers Documented,"Washington Post, Sept. 22, 2007

"U.S. Airport Screeners Are Watching What You Read," Wired News, Sept. 20, 2007

"VA Police Delete Photos Taken By Muslim-American Journalist,"by Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive, Sept. 19, 2007


Media Issues

"Hypocrisy Surrounding Ahmadinejad's Visit Was Stunning," by Ian Williams, Comment Is Free, Sept. 25, 2007

"David Brooks And The Deceitful Tactics Of The Beltway Pundit," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Sept. 25, 2007

"New York Times Says MoveOn Ad Was 'Mistake,'" Associated Press, Sept. 24, 2007

"Dan Rather's New Courage: A Hefty Lawsuit Against CBS," by Mary Mapes, Huffington Post, Sept. 22, 2007

"Charge: Desperate To Curry Favor With Bush, CBS Execs Tried Not To Run Abu Ghraib Story,"by Greg Sargent, TalkingPoints Memo, Sept. 21, 2007

"Did That Voice Inside You Say, 'I've Heard It All Before?,'"by Jamison Foser, Media Matter, Sept. 21, Sept. 21, 2007



"On The March Against Racism,"by Nicole Colson, Counterpunch, Spt. 25, 2007

"Reservist 'Repulsed' By Actions Of U.S. Troops," Miami Herald, Sept. 24, 2007

"Reinvigorated SDS Finds Support In Lancaster, Pennsylvania,"Lancaster Intelligencer Journal (Pennsylvania), Sept. 23, 2007

"Rising Up For Justice,"by Scott Horton, Harper's, Sept. 23, 2007

"Marching Against The War,"by Alan Bock,, Sept. 22, 2007

"Halliburton Recruiters Meet Protest In Wisconsin,"Associated Press, Sept. 22, 2007

"Jena Ignites A Movement,"by Jordan Flaherty, ZNet, Sept. 21, 2007


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