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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


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War And Profiteering

"Iran: The Next War," by James Bamford, Rolling Stone, July 24, 2006

Those Who Dared to Come Forward
Compilation of Washington insiders speaking out on Bush administration policies and actions

Project for the New American Century's Letter to President Clinton on Iraq, Jan. 26, 1998 Urges President Clinton to remove the threat that Iraq poses by stating a strategy to do so in his "upcoming State of the Union Address."

"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, truthout.org, 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, U.N. 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, TomDispatch.com, 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 June 22, 2007

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Immigration Raids in New Haven Follow
City's Approval of ID Card Program
Benefiting Undocumented Residents

RealAudio

Interview with Father Jim Manship,
pastor of St. Rose of Lima Church,
in New Haven, Conn.,
conducted by Melinda Tuhus

immigrants

On June 4, New Haven, Conn., became the first city in the country to establish a municipal identity card that will be made available to citizens and non-citizens alike, including undocumented immigrants. Less than 36 hours later, the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, or ICE, conducted dawn raids in the city's heavily Latino Fair Haven neighborhood in which 32 immigrants were arrested and taken into custody. Agents had warrants for some of those arrested, but many others without documents were swept up in the raids, according to city officials who condemned the action. Many in New Haven viewed the raids as retaliation for the ID program and an effort at intimidation. After the raids, the neighborhood was gripped by fear, but Mayor John De Stefano Jr. has pledged to begin issuing the ID cards July 1.

St. Rose of Lima church in Fair Haven has been at the center of the struggle of the undocumented in New Haven, working with organizations such as Junta for Progressive Action and Unidad Latina en Accion. Its parishioners are mostly immigrants from Mexico, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru. Some of those arrested by ICE are members of the church, and on June 7, St. Rose was the site of a Mass and protest rally attended by about 1,500 people.

Between The Lines' Melinda Tuhus spoke with Father Jim Manship, pastor of St. Rose of Lima Church. He talks about the federal raids, the city's ID card program and the role of the church in the midst of community anger.

For more information on New Haven's municipal ID card program and the federal immigration raids, contact the Junta for Progressive Action at (203) 787-0191, or visit their website at www.juntaINC.org.


ADDITIONAL interview segments in this week's program.
  • Resignation of U.S. Attorney In Arkansas
    Linked to GOP Voter Suppression Operation

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  • On 40th Anniversary of "Six-Day War,"
    Protesters in Washington Demand End
    to Israeli Occupation of Palestinian Lands

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  • Underreported News Summary
    from Around the World

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