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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 Oct. 16, 2009


U.S. Politics

"Senate Panel Rejects Pair of Public Options in Health Plan," The New York Times, Sept. 29, 2009

"Can the Public Option Be Saved?," by John Nichols, The Nation, Sept. 29, 2009

"The Best Health 'Reform' Money Can Buy," by Dave Lindorff, Common Dreams, Sept. 26, 2009

"Does lack of GOP support matter for health care revamp?," McClatchy Newspapers, Sept. 25, 2009

"Let Blue Dogs Face the Music," by David Sirota, TruthDig, Sept. 25, 2009

"Your electronic vote in the 2010 election has just been bought," by Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman, Free Press, Sept. 24, 2009



"Wall Street Lies Blame Victims to Avoid Responsibility for Financial Meltdown," by Nomi Prins, Wiley Press, Sept. 29, 2009

"Why Jim Badasci 'Went Postal': How Bullying Bosses and Economic Devastation Are Behind America's Latest Workplace Shooting," by Mark Ames, AlterNet, Sept. 28, 2009

"US dollar set to be eclipsed, World Bank president predicts," Guardian/UK, Sept. 28, 2009

"Derivatives: Bailed-Out Banks Still Making Billions Off Risky Bets," by Shahien Nasiripour, Huffington Post, Sept. 28, 2009

"Progressives and the Budget Deficit," by Dean Baker, Truthout, Sept. 28, 2009

"Bailed-out banks lobby hard to stave off limits," Boston Globe, Sept. 27, 2009

"Economy forces some families to work, live apart," Wichita Eagle (Kansas), Sept. 27, 2009

"5 Ways the Government Used Our Money to Save Big Banks and Screw Us," by Nomi Prins and Christopher Hayes, The Nation, Sept. 26, 2009

"The Silent Depression," by Greg Kaufmann, The Nation, Sept. 25, 2009


Bush Accountability

"Ex-Bush Officials Face Lawsuits Over Their Actions," Associated Press, Sept. 29, 2009

"Intelligence Vets Back Torture Probe," by Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Consortium News, Sept. 27, 2009


International Affairs

"Afghanistan: NATO's Graveyard?," by John Feffer, Foreign Policy in Focus, Sept. 29, 2009

"Iran defies Western pressure with missile test-firing," Independent/UK, Sept. 29, 2009

"The 'Existential' Threat: The U.S., Iran and Nuclear Terror," by Anthony DiMaggio, Counterpunch, Sept. 28, 2009

"Honduras Suspends Civil Liberties," Irish Times, Sept. 28, 2009

"Acoustic and Chemical Attacks on the Brazilian Embassy: The Sound and Fury of the Honduran Coup," by Laura Carlsen, Counterpunch, Sept. 28, 2009

"The U.S.-Iranian Triangle," by Roger Cohen, The New York Times, Sept. 27, 2009

"The Goldstone Report and Israeli Impunity," by Ramzy Baroud, Counterpunch, Sept. 25-27, 2009

"Keeping Iran honest," by Scott Ritter, Guardian/UK, Sept. 25, 2009


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq, Afghanistan

"Fears of Blame for Defeat Shadow Afghan War Meetings," by Gareth Porter,, Sept. 29, 2009

"Gates Contradicts Obama: Afghan 'Exit Strategy' A 'Strategic Mistake,'" by Sam Stein, Huffington Post, Sept. 27, 2009

"US Threatening to Attack Major Pakistani City of Quetta," by Jason Ditz,, Sept. 27, 2009

"Afghanistan: Obama at the Precipice," by Frank Rich, The New York Times, Sept. 27, 2009

"How can 40,000 troops fix chronic corruption in Afghanistan?," Christian Science Monitor, Sept. 27, 2009

"How to Trap a President in a Losing War," by Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch, Sept. 24, 2009


Civil Liberties

"The G-20: a guest with an iron fist," by Tony Norman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sept. 29, 2009

"Obama's Dick Cheney Moment," by Benjamin Wittes, Washington Post, Sept. 29, 2009

"Robocops Employ Scary Crowd-Stopping Technology at Pittsburgh Protests," by Mike Ferner, After Downing Street, Sept. 28, 2009

"Police Use Painful New Weapon on G20 Protesters," by Allison Kilkenny, True/Slant, Sept. 28, 2009

"Army Prisoners Isolated, Denied Right to Legal Counsel," by Dahr Jamail, Truthout, Sept. 28, 2009

"Obama Drops Plan For Guantanamo 'Indefinite Detention' Law," by Andy Worthington, Future of Freedom Foundation, Sept. 28, 2009

"Street Report from the G20," by Bill Quigley, Common Dreams, Sept. 27, 2009

"Cops in Fatigues Throw Protester into Unmarked Car at G-20 Protests and Drive off," by Jan Frel, AlterNet, Sept. 25, 2009

"Sonic Warfare Erupts in Pittsburgh, Honduras," by David Hambling, Wired, Sept. 25, 2009

"Fortress Pittsburgh," by Robert S. Eshelman, The Nation, Sept. 25, 2009

"Victory on preventive detention law: in context," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Sept. 24, 2009


Environment and Sustainability

"Ten Percent of World's Major Species 'at Threat,'" Agence France Presse, Sept. 29, 2009

"Green Workers Need a Voice in the Climate Change Debate," by Brendan Smith, Common Dreams, Sept. 28, 2009

"Is Copenhagen Dead?," by David Corn, Mother Jones, Sept. 25, 2009

"Going Beyond Kyoto," by Paul Hockenos, Foreign Policy in Focus, Sept. 25, 2009


Media Issues

"The Media's Generous Double Standard For Republican Extremists," by Chris Edelson, Firedoglake, Sept. 28, 2009

"A glossary of terms in foreign affairs," by Glenn Greenwald, Salon, Sept. 28, 2009



"Congress Went After ACORN. Big Business Must Be Next!," by Jacques Servin and Igor Vamos, Washington Post, Sept. 27, 2009

"Film Brings Nixon-Era Agitator's Bravery to a New Generation," Winnipeg Free Press/Canada, Sept. 27, 2009

"An Insider's View of ACORN," by David Swanson, Consortium News, Sept. 26, 2009


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