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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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U.S. Politics

"Joe Lieberman and the Health Care Train Wreck," by William Rivers Pitt, Truthout, Dec. 15, 2009

"Lieberman Was for a Medicare Buy-In Before He Was Against it," by Jason Leopold, Truthout, Dec. 15, 2009

"A Sucker-Punched Harry Reid Throws in the Towel on Real Reform," by John Nichols, The Nation, Dec. 14, 2009

"How a Few Private Health Insurers Are on the Way to Controlling Health Care," by Robert Reich, Robert Reich's Blog, Dec. 12, 2009

"The Politics of Cynicism: Obama, Afghanistan, & the 2012 Election," by Anthony DiMaggio, ZNet, Dec. 11, 2009



"Larry Summers and the Jobless Recovery," by Anthony DiMaggio, Counterpunch, Dec. 15, 2009

"Easy and Fun Money: The Virtues of a Financial Transaction Tax," by Dean Baker, Counterpunch, Dec. 15, 2009

"2010: 'The year of severe economic contraction,'" by Mike Whitney, Smirking Chimp, Dec. 13, 2009

"Drug money saved banks in global crisis, claims UN advisor," Guardian/UK, Dec. 13, 2009

"America's Race to the Bottom," by David Michael Green, Common Dreams, Dec. 12, 2009

"(A Little Bit of) Wall Street Reform," by Robert Weissman, Common Dreams, Dec. 12, 2009

"Yes, Regulators Can Stop Foreclosures," by Greg Kaufmann, The Nation, Dec. 10, 2009


Bush Accountability

"Bush White House Emails Won't Be Public For Years," by Zachary Roth, Talking Points Memo, Dec. 15, 2009

"22 million missing Bush White House e-mails found," Associated Press, Dec. 14, 2009

"Blistering Indictment Leveled Against Obama Over His Handling of Bush-Era War Crimes," by Jason Leopold, Truthout, Dec. 12, 2009

"The America Where They Do Prosecute Torture," by Sam Ferguson, Truthout, Dec. 11, 2009

"Nuremberg Revisited: Obama Administration Files To Dismiss Case Against John Yoo," by Jonathan Turley,, Dec. 9, 2009


International Affairs

"US-Iran Talks: The Road to Diplomatic Failure," by Gareth Porter, Common Dreams, Dec. 12, 2009

"The Land Mines Obama Won't Touch," by Bill Moyers & Michael Winship, Common Dreams, Dec. 12, 2009


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq, Afghanistan

'They're Wasted': The Price of Pushing Our Troops Too Far," by Tom Engelhardt & William Astore, TomDispatch, Dec. 15, 2009

"Drone attacks may be expanded into the major city of Quetta in Pakistan," Los Angeles Times, Dec. 14, 2009

"The Rush for Iraq's Oil," by Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch, Dec. 14, 2009

"Obama's Dirty War," by Douglas Valentine, Consortium News, Dec. 13, 2009

"The Dust Bowl of Babylon: Are Crippling Droughts the Next Great Threat to Iraq?," by Tom Engelhardt & Martin Chulov, TomDispatch, Dec. 13, 2009

"Untouchable: Blair to give Iraq War evidence in secret," Independent/UK, Dec. 13, 2009

"Obama's Indecent Interval," by Thomas H. Johnson & M. Chris Mason, Foreign Policy, Dec. 10, 2009

"Iraq: the crime of the century," by John Pilger, The New Statesman/UK, Dec. 10, 2009

"The Nine Surges of Obama's War: How to Escalate in Afghanistan," by Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch, Dec. 10, 2009

"Our Murderers in the Sky," by Scott Ritter, TruthDig, Dec. 10, 2009

"Blackwater Guards Tied to Secret C.I.A. Raids," The New York Times, Dec. 10, 2009

"Stretching Out an Ugly Struggle," by Graham E. Fuller, The New York Times, Dec. 3, 2009


Civil Liberties/ Human Rights

"Report From Cop-enhagen: Mass Preemptive Arrests in the Danish Police State," by David Rovics, Counterpunch, Dec. 15, 2009

"DC Agrees To $8.25M Settlement For Protest Arrests," Associated Press, Dec. 15, 2009

"Tortured in the 'Dark Prison,'" by Andy Worthington, Counterpunch, Dec. 15, 2009

"25 Days In Federal Prison For Littering? Border Patrol Cracking Down on Human Rights Activists," by Jessica Weisberg, AlterNet, Dec. 14, 2009

"New Documents Explode Myth Gitmo Torture Opposed in Al Qahtani Interrogation," by Valtin, Daily Kos, Dec. 13, 2009

"Targeting Earth First! Dave Foreman and the First Greenscare Case," by Joshua Frank & Jeffrey St. Clair, Counterounch, Dec. 11-13, 2009


Environment and Sustainability

"Copenhagen: Only the numbers count - and they add up to hell on earth," by Bill McKibben, Guardian/UK, Dec. 15, 2009

"Chevron and Cultural Genocide in Ecuador," by Kerry Kennedy, IPS/Terra Viva, Dec. 14, 2009

"Under the icy north lurks a 'carbon bomb,'" Boston Globe, Dec. 13, 2009

"Leaders of the rich world are enacting a giant fraud," by Johann Hari, Independent/UK, Dec. 11, 2009

"Damning New Evidence Raises Concerns About Threats to New York's Water from Gas Drilling," by Byard Duncan, AlterNet, Dec. 11, 2009


Media Issues

"Net Neutrality and the 21st Century First Amendment," by Marvin Ammori, Balkinization, Dec. 10, 2009

"Why Journalist Gary Webb Died," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, Dec. 9, 2009



"Federal Judge Grants Injunction Against Congressional Defunding of ACORN," by Mary Susan Littlepage, Truthout, Dec. 15, 2009

"High-profile activist's arrest fuels fears of police crackdown in Copenhagen," Guardian/UK, Dec. 15, 2009

"'We don't want violence, we want to get our voices heard' says protesters," Independent/UK, Dec. 15, 2009

"Meet the merry climate pranksters who put Canada on the spot," Globe and Mail/Canada, Dec. 15, 2009

"Protesters in Seattle warned us what was coming, but we didn't listen," by Madeleine Bunting, Guardian/UK, Dec. 13, 2009

"ACORN independent review says problems are opposite of what conservatives allege," by Paul Rosenberg, Open Left, Dec. 13, 2009

"Copenhagen police release hundreds of detained activists," Guardian/UK, Dec. 13, 2009

"Global Protests Demand Action on Climate Change," Agence France Presse, Dec. 12, 2009

"Tens of Thousands March in Copenhagen," by Madeline Ostrander, Yes! Magazine, Dec. 12, 2009


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