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"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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For The Week Ending Jan. 2, 2009


U.S. Politics

"Is the GOP Risking the Economy to Win the PR War Against Unions?" by Art Levine, Huffington Post, Dec. 16, 2008

"It's Vilsack: Obama Picks Pro-GMO and Pro-Biofuels Ag Secretary," by Tara Lohan, AlterNet, Dec. 16, 2008

"The Logic of Keynes in Today's World," by Robert Reich, Robert Reich's Blog, Dec. 15, 2008

"Bailouts: The Ultimate Double Standard," by Robert Kuttner, The American Prospect, Dec. 15, 2008

"Crippling the Auto Union Is Just a Warm-Up," by Marie Cocco, TruthDig, Dec. 15, 2008

"A Radical Plan for Funding a New Deal," by Ellen Brown, Yes! Magazine, Dec. 14, 2008

"The Nasty Class and Anti-Union Bias of Auto Bailout Opposition," by Robert Weissman, Common Dreams, Dec. 13, 2008

"Detroit's Problem: It's Health Care, not the Union," by Christopher Martin, Common Dreams, Dec. 13, 2008

"How the American Healthcare System Got That Way," by Tim Costello, Jeremy Brecher & Brendan Smith, Common Dreams, Dec. 13, 2008

"Washington as Weimar," by Sandy Levinson, Balkinization, Dec. 11, 2008


Bush Regime

"Cheney Was Key in Clearing CIA Interrogation Tactics," Los Angeles Times, Dec. 16, 2008

"Still Lying, Still Allowed To Lie," by David Michael Green, Common Dreams, Dec. 15, 2008

"Senate report links Bush to detainee homicides; media yawns," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Dec. 15, 2008

"Blame for Abu Ghraib finally lands at the top," USA Today editorial, Dec. 15, 2008

"Iraqi group files 200 lawsuits against Rumsfeld, US security firms for torture," Aence France Presse, Dec. 15, 2008

"Iraqi Reporter Throws Shoes at Bush, Calls Him 'Dog,'" Reuters, Dec. 14, 2008

"Leading Lawyer Calls for Rumsfeld Prosecution," Raw Story, Dec. 14, 2008

"The Torture Presidency," by Scott Horton, Harper's, Dec. 13, 2008

"Bush's Farewell Hallelujah Chorus," by Michael Winship, Consortium News, Dec. 13, 2008


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Is a US-Iran Deal on the Middle East Possible?," by Gareth Porter, Inter Press Service, Dec. 16, 2008

"Should ground troops hunt pirates in Somalia?," McClatchy Newspapers, Dec. 15, 2008

"Coping with Crisis, Latin America Bucks the System," by Laura Carlsen, Huffington Post, Dec. 15, 2008


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq, Afghanistan

"Each Shoe Was Worth a Thousand Words," by Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch, Dec. 16, 2008

"U.S. costs of Iraq, Afghan wars top $900 billion: report," Reuters, Dec. 16, 2008

"Afghanistan: A Way Forward," by Maya Schenwar, Truthout, Dec. 16, 2008

"Meet the Man Who Threw His Shoes at Bush: Muntader al-Zeidi," by by Hanna Ingber Win, Huffington Post, Dec. 15, 2008

"It's Official: Total Defeat for U.S. in Iraq," by Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch, Dec. 15, 2008

"Iraqi who threw shoes covered U.S. bombing of Shiite area," McClatchy Newspapers, Dec. 14, 2008


Civil Liberties

"Officer Is Indicted in Toppling of Cyclist," The New York Times, Dec. 16, 2008

"Land of the Free: To Torture and Imprison Without Trial," by Brian Cloughley, Counterpunch, Dec. 15, 2008

"A Defender of the Rule of Law Waits in Legal Jeopardy, While Abusers are Doing Well," by Brian Tamanaha, Balkinization, Dec. 15, 2008

"Racial Extremists Are Infiltrating the Military for the Chance to 'Kill a Brown,'" by David Holthouse, Intelligence Report, Dec. 15, 2008

"Hit Me Baby One More Time: A History of Music Torture in the War on Terror," by Andy Worthington, Counterpunch, Dec. 15, 2008

"With Shot And Shell, Or 'Modular Crowd Control Munitions,'" by Mike Ferner, ZNet, Dec. 15, 2008

" Face to face with the Taliban," Guardian/UK, Dec. 14, 2008

"Tasers Are Sold as 'Non-Lethal' -- But They've Killed 400 So Far," by Liliana Segura, AlterNet, Dec. 13, 2008


Environment and Sustainability

"In 'Eat Local' Movement, Cuba Is Years Ahead," Reuters, Dec. 16, 2008

"Report: Political Interference Tainted Most Endangered Species Rulings for 5 Years," Associated Press, Dec. 16, 2008

"Reverse Climate Change: Reduce Greenhouse Gases 80% below 1990 Levels by 2025," by Karyn Strickler, Common Dreams, Dec. 16, 2008

"Slow Progress in Poznan While Climate Threats Mount," Environment News Service, Dec. 13, 2008


Media Issues

"Google Wants Its Own Fast Track on the Web," Wall Street Journal, Dec. 15, 2008

"NYT Wiretap Source Revealed," by Michael Calderone, Politico, Dec. 14, 2008

"Feminist Media in a Time of Economic Trouble," by Jessica Wakeman, The American Prospect, Dec. 12, 2008

"As Usual, NYT Ignores Iraqi Opinion," by Dahr Jamail, Extra!, Nov./Dec., 2008



"A Great Labor Leader: Remembering Ron Carey," by Ken Paff, Counterpunch Dec. 15, 2008

"The window and door factory," by James Carroll, Boston Globe, Dec. 15, 2008

"Labor Victory in Chicago," by John Nichols, The Nation, Dec. 11, 2008

"The Sit-Down Strike Returns! Now What?," by Michael Kazin, The American Prospect, Dec. 11, 2008


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