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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. 30, 2009


U.S. Politics

"Criticisms, political pressure and Barack Obama," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Jan. 13, 2009

"Note to Obama: Thinking Small Will Lead to Disaster," by Robert Kuttner, AlterNet, Jan. 12, 2009

"How to Push Obama," by John Nichols, The Progressive, Jan. 12, 2009

"The Growing Clout of the Nouveau Poor," by Barbara Ehrenreich, The Nation, Jan. 12, 2009

"Obama Reluctant to Look Into Bush Programs," The New York Times, Jan. 11, 2009

"House Refuses (Overwhelmingly) To Encourage Gaza Peace," by John Nichols, The Nation, Jan. 10, 2009


Bush Regime

" The Bush Legacy Takes Shape," by Paul Waldman, The American Prospect, Jan. 13, 2009

"History Cannot Save Him," by Helen Thomas, Hearst Newspapers, Jan. 9, 2009


American Empire/War Profiteering

"We Can No Longer Afford The Empire," by Ivan Eland, Common Dreams, Jan. 13, 2009

"Secret Documents Show US Aware of Colombian Army Killings in 1990s," by Constanza Vieira, Inter Press Service, Jan. 13, 2009

"Israelis Rain 'Phosphorous Bombs' Over Gaza," by Mel Frykberg, Inter Press Service, Jan. 13, 2009

"Reach Out To Cuba," by William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh, Los Angeles Times, Jan. 12, 2009


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq, Afghanistan

"Biden visits Iraq amid wave of bomb attacks," Independent/UK, Jan. 13, 2009

"The Afghan Scam: The Untold Story of Why the U.S. Is Bound to Fail in Afghanistan," by Tom Engelhardt & Ann Jones,, Jan. 11, 2009


Civil Liberties

"No Victors in the War on Dissent: The Militarized Crackdown on Political Protesters," by Coleen Rowley & William James Cox, Counterpunch, Jan. 13, 2009

"Bagram, Worse Than Guantanamo?," by William Fisher, Inter Press Service, Jan. 13, 2009

"Obama Pressed to Scuttle Khadr Trial," Toronto Star/Canada, Jan. 13, 2009

"Seven Years of Guantanamo, Seven Years of Torture and Lies," by Andy Worthington, Huffington Post, Jan. 11, 2009


Environment and Sustainability

"State of the World 2009: Time to Cool the Planet Running Out," Environment News Service, Jan. 13, 2009

"A Bicycle Evangelist With the Wind Now at His Back," The New York Times, Jan. 13, 2009

"Gold Mine Wants Court to OK Dumping Waste in Lake," Associated Press, Jan. 13, 2009

"Sea absorbing less CO2, scientists discover," Guardian/UK, Jan. 12, 2009

"Foes of Coal See Hope in Cancellation of Iowa Plant," Las Vegas Sun, Jan. 12, 2009

"Finding a sustainable future at the dump," by Jeffrey E. Surma, Boston Globe, Jan. 12, 2009


Media Issues

"When The Press Corps Packs It In," by Jerry Lanson, Common Dreams, Jan. 6, 2009

"America's DTV Transition Beset with Problems," by Steve Macek and Mitchell Szczepanczyk, American Forum, Jan. 6, 2009

"Compelling Journalism Persists Despite Media's Business Struggle," by Pierre Tristam, Daytona Beach News-Journal (Florida), Jan. 5, 2009



"Unions Need Unity," by David Bacon, Truthout, Jan. 13, 2009

"Celebrities buy Heathrow land to delay third runway," Guardian/UK, Jan. 13, 2009

"Fasting for Justice," by Lindsay Hagerman, Common Dreams, Jan. 13, 2009

"Fort McCoy peace activists fined in federal court," Capital Times (Wisconsin), Jan. 13, 2009

"Oakland on Fire: Anarchists, Solidarity and New Possibilities in the Oakland Rebellion," by Kara N. Tina, Counterpunch, Jan. 12, 2009

"I may be skint but I own this desert," by Jessica Jonzen, Times Online, Jan. 11, 2009

"End of the Divorce? Union presidents move to reunite a divided labor movement," by Harold Meterson, The American Prospect, Jan. 8, 2009

"Can Labor Revive the American Dream?," by Esther Kaplan, The Nation, Jan. 7, 2009


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