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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


War And Profiteering

"The Future of Iraq: The Spoils of War," Blood and oil: How the West will profit from Iraq's most precious commodity, by Danny Fortson, Andrew Murray-Watson and Tim Webb, The Independent/UK, Jan. 7, 2007

"Cheney is Longtime Bad News for U.S.," by John Nichols, by the Madison Capital Times (Wisconsin), Jan. 16, 2007

"Bush administration provokes open war on Iran: Irbil raid, and other operations, authorized "several months ago," by Larry Chin, Global Research, Jan. 15, 2007

"Iran: The Next War," by James Bamford, Rolling Stone, July 24, 2006

Those Who Dared to Come Forward
Compilation of Washington insiders speaking out on Bush administration policies and actions

Project for the New American Century's Letter to President Clinton on Iraq, Jan. 26, 1998 Urges President Clinton to remove the threat that Iraq poses by stating a strategy to do so in his "upcoming State of the Union Address."

"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, U.N. 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

"Martial Law Threat is Real," by Dave Lindorff,, July 27, 2007

"ACLU: US Constitution in Grave Danger,"United Press International, July 25, 2007

"Old-line Republican warns 'something's in the works' to trigger a police state," by Muriel Kane, July 19, 2007

"Fascist America, in 10 easy steps," by Naomi Wolf, The Guardian, April 24, 2007

"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

"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

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For The Week Ending Nov. 30, 2007

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Movement Demanding Closure
of U.S. Army's Training School for
Latin American Soldiers Makes Progress


Interview with Maryknoll priest
Father Roy Bourgeois,
School of the Americas Watch founder,
conducted by Melinda Tuhus

School of the Americas

On Nov. 16-18, School of the Americas Watch is holding its 18th annual protest outside the gates of Fort Benning, Ga., which is home to a U.S.-funded military training school originally called School of the Americas, or SOA, and now named the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation, or WHINSEC.

SOA-Watch was founded in 1990 when Father Roy Bourgeois, a Maryknoll missionary priest, and two others carried out a creative non-violent protest action on the military base. They were protesting the assassinations on Nov. 16, 1989 of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her teenage daughter in El Salvador by Salavadoran troops whose officers had been trained at the School of the Americas.

Over the years, the protests have grown astronomically. Last year, about 20,000 people came from all over the U.S. to participate in workshops, hold musical celebrations, and march in a solemn funeral procession commemorating the tens of thousands of civilians from all over Latin America who have died at the hands of graduates of the school. Earlier this year, a resolution to cut funding to the school failed in the House by only six votes. Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus spoke with SOA Watch founder Father Roy Bourgeois about the progress made toward closing the school since last year's protest. He also recalls his 1990 action that marked the beginning of this powerful movement for peace and justice.

Call School of the Americas Watch at (202) 234-3440 or visit their website at

ADDITIONAL interview segments in this week's program.
  • Canadian Citizen Rendered to Syria
    for Torture by White House
    Demands Justice in U.S. Court

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  • Kucinich Succeeds in Moving
    Impeachment Resolution Against Cheney Forward

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  • Underreported News Summary
    from Around the World

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