Internet Freedom

Law and Disorder Radio – Death Penalty Abolished in Illinois – Communities Battle Against Fracking in the Delaware River Watershed – Coalition of Immokalee Workers Protest at Trader Joe’s – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Bradley Manning Update State Department Spokesman P.J. Crowley Resigned Over Controversial Comments CCR Lawsuit – Aref, et al. v. Holder, et al.                 In Memory: The remarkable and heroic progressive lawyer Len Weinglass died…
Read more

Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom

, , , , , , , , , , ,

Law and Disorder Radio – Ali Abunimah and Zachary Lockman on Uprisings in the Middle East, the US and Israel/Palestine – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

 NYPD Ordered To Release Data On Its Shootings CCR Launches Stop-and-Frisk Jumbotron Ad in Times Square Victory in CCR and NLG Suit Against Virginia Prisons for Unconstitutional Censorship of Jailhouse Lawyer’s Handbook Suit Accuses FBI Of Spying At California Mosques…
Read more

Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom, Palestine

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Law and Disorder Radio – Rick Wolff on Austerity in the US – Two-Year Evaluation of the Obama Administration – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Lynne Stewart Moved to Facility in Fort Worth, Texas Italian Appeals Court Increases Sentences of 23 Former CIA Agents Obama Administration Issues Executive Order on Indefinite Detentions Don’t Re-Package Guantanamo Bradley Manning Detention Conditions            …
Read more

Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Law and Disorder Radio – Wikileaks Update – US to Increase Aggression Against Venezuela, ALBA Countries – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Wikileaks: Much like the Russian revolutionaries who opened the books on the Czars’ secret diplomacy and like the Pentagon Papers on the Vietnam War, Wikileaks has done a great public service. US citizens now have access to the truth, that’s…
Read more

International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

, , , , , , , , , ,

Obama’s National Security State – Interview – International Socialist Review – PDF

  Michael Ratner interviewed by Anthony Arnove Issue #74: Interviews Michael Ratner is president of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and is adjunct professor of law at Columbia University Law School. Ratner has also been a lecturer of international…
Read more

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom

, , , , , , , , , ,

Law and Disorder Radio – Activist Arrested for Using Twitter to Communicate with G20 Protesters – Supreme Court to Argue Life Without Parole for Children – Improper Use of Force by Police at the G-20 – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Host Updates: The L Magazine Votes co-host Heidi Boghosian among New York City’s top 10 Heroes Che Guevara Anniversary Michael Ratner and Michael Smith Announce Book Project: Hidden History of Che Guevara Italian Prosecutors Urge Prison for Americans in CIA…
Read more

Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom, Palestine

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Law and Disorder Radio – Democracy in Cuba – Josh Wolf and Journalist Shield Laws – Maher Arar and Habeas Corpus – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Outsourcing Torture  Maher Arar                     Freelance journalist Josh Wolf recently spent a month in jail for refusing to comply with a grand jury subpoena to turn over video footage he took…
Read more

Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Law and Disorder Radio – Supreme Court Limits Whistleblower Protections – Chicago Police Torture Case – Tasers, Part 1 – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Supreme Court Limits Protections For Government Whistleblowers Whistleblowers lose rights. The recent Supreme Court decision (Garcetti v. Ceballos) has removed key pieces from the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1986. The decision effectively limits First Amendment protection for government whistleblowers…
Read more

Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom

, , , , , , , , , ,