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"Best of New Haven 2001"
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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


War And Profiteering

Those Who Dared to Come Forward
In-depth compilation on Washington insiders speaking out on Bush administration policies and actions

"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,, 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, UN 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,, 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 Feb. 23, 2007


U.S. Politics


"Will The Dems Finally Play Hardball?," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, Feb. 7, 2007

"The Democrats And Iran: Clinton, Obama & Edwards: Strike Iran!," by Joshua Frank, Counterpunch, Feb. 7, 2007

"GOP Stalls Debate On Troop Increase," Washington Post, Feb. 6, 2007

"With Dems In Charge, New Game In Town On Trade," by Robert Kuttner, The American Prospect, Feb. 5, 2007

"Edwards On Iran," by Ezra Klein, The American Prospect, Feb. 2, 2007

"Where Congress Can Draw The Line: No War With Iran," by James Fallows, Huffington Post, Feb. 1, 2007


Bush Regime

"No Straight Scooters At Libby Trial," by David Corn,, Feb. 7, 2007

"A Budget For Permanent War," by Ari Berman, The Nation, Feb. 7, 2007

"Bush Slashes Aid To Poor To Boost Iraq War Chest," Guardian/UK, Feb. 6, 2007

"The Green-Zoning Of America," by Paul Krugman, The New York Times, Feb. 5, 2007

"Impeachment By The People," by Howard Zinn, AlterNet, Feb. 3, 2007

"Beyond Oral Sex: The Bush Investigations," by David Swanson & Jonathan Schwarz,, Feb. 2, 2007


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Iran Alleges U.S. Role In Kidnap Of Embassy Official In Baghdad," Washington Post, Feb. 7, 2007

"It's No Use Blaming Iran For The Insurgency In Iraq," by Patrick Cockburn, Independent/UK, Feb. 7, 2007

"As U.S. Power Fades, It Can't Find Friends To Take On Iran," by Jonathan Steele, Guardian/UK, Feb. 6, 2007

"Bush's Trash Talk About Iran: Manufacturing A Crisis," by Robert Dreyfuss,, Feb. 2, 2007

"Bush Is Hiding The Ball On Iran," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, Feb. 2, 2007

"Empire Vs. Democracy: Why Nemesis Is At Our Door," by Tom Engelhardt & Chalmers Johnson,, Jan. 30, 2007


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Watada Court-Martial Ends In Mistrial" by Scott Galindez & Geoffrey Millard, Truthout, Feb. 7, 2007

"An Open Letter To America's Soldiers From The Ranks: The Looming Shadow Of Nuremberg," by Tony Swindell, Counterpunch, Feb. 7, 2007

"Top UN Officcial: Iraq Displacement Largest In Region Since Palestinian Crisis Of 1948," by Noah Merrill, Electronic Iraq, Feb. 7, 2007

"Five Americans Indicted In Iraq Bid-Rig Probe," NBC News, Feb. 7, 2007

"Bombs Over Baghdad: The Pentagon's Secret Air War In Iraq," by Tom Engelhardt & Nick Turse,, Feb. 7, 2007

"The Circle Is Tightening," by David Smith-Ferri, Electronic Iraq, Feb. 7, 2007

"Violencing Distressing Mental State Of Iraq's Population," IRIN, Feb. 6, 2007

"U.S. Sent Pallets Of Cash To Iraq; Where Did It Go?," Reuters, Feb. 6, 2007

"The War On Trial: A Look At The Legal Merit Of Watada's Case," by Paul Rockwell, AlterNet, Feb. 5, 2007

"Insurgents May Have New Anti-Aircraft Weapon," Guardian/UK, Feb. 5, 2007

"From Afghanistan To Iraq: Connecting The Dots With Oil," by Richard W. Behan, AlterNet, Feb. 5, 2007

"Iraqis On The Run: 'One Of The World's Great Man-Made Disasters Is Taking Place,'" by Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch, Feb. 3/4, 2007

"Mahdi Army Gains Strength Through Unwitting Aid Of U.S.," McClatchy Newspapers, Feb. 1, 2007


Civil Liberties

"No Exit: Detention In An Indefinite War," by Joseph Lelyveld, New York Review of Books, Feb. 15, 2007

"U.S. Refuses To Sign Global Ban On Secret Detentions," Associated Press, Feb. 7, 2007

"Kangaroo Court Martial: Making An Example Of Ehren Watada," by Norman Solomon, Counterpunch, Feb. 6, 2007

"The Bush Torture Memos: Medievalizing The American Legal Code," by James Bovard, Future of Freedom Foundation, Feb. 5, 2007

"Still No Habeas Rights For You," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, Feb. 3, 2007


Media Issues

"Study In Hypocrisy: A Look At John McCain's Blogger-Consultant," by Glenn Greenwald, Unclaimed Territory, Feb. 7, 2007

"Libby Trial Principals Should 'Stop Hurting America,'" by Rory O'Connor,, Feb. 6, 2007



"The World Social Forum: From Defense To Offense," by Immanuel Wallerstein, ZNet, Feb. 7, 2007

"Soldier's Mother Joins Ranks Of Iraqi War Protesters," North Andover Eagle Tribune (Massachusetts), Feb. 7, 2007

"Why Protest Matters: It's Time For Creative Anger Not Diplomacy With Democrats," by Sharon Smith, Counterpunch, Feb. 7, 2007

"For Molly Ivins," by Ralph Nader, ZNet, Feb. 6, 2007

"War Opponents Occupy Congressional Offices," by Mike Ferner, Counterpunch, Feb. 6, 2007

"One CEO's Dissent From The 'War On Terror,'" by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Feb. 6, 2007

"Movement Against War Is Growing, Activists Say," San Diego Union-Tribune, Feb. 5, 2007

"Armchair Activism That Works," by Martin Kearns & Jonathan Schwarz,, Feb. 2, 2007

"Resistance To War Cannot Be Jailed," by Amy Goodman, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Feb. 1, 2007


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