Tag Archive: Academic Freedom

Law and Disorder Radio – In Memoriam: Ellen Ray – Magna Carta and Charter of the Forest 800-Year Anniversary – Professor Steven Salaita Academic Freedom Case Update – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Supreme Court Justice Scalia Calls Justice Ginsburg “Goldberg”                                               Law and Disorder hosts remember Ellen Ray. She was…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Ginger Adams Otis on Fire-Fight: The Century-Long Battle to Integrate New York’s Bravest – Fight to Reinstate Teacher Who Allowed Students to Send Mumia Get Well Cards – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Fire-Fight: The Century-Long Battle to Integrate New York’s Bravest It has taken nearly a century of well-orchestrated grassroots organizing to squarely address rampant racial discrimination in the New York City Fire Department. In 1919 Wesley Williams became the first African-American…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Play: Emmett, Down in My Heart – The United States, Saudi Arabia and the War in Yemen – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

U.S. Continues to Not Officially Recognize Armenian Genocide on 100th Anniversary Constitution and Freedom of Speech Threatened in Wake Of Anti-Boycott (BDS) Legislation in US and Israel University of Southampton Cancels Conference After Government, Israel Lobby Pressure Michael Ratner Exposes…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Lessons from Attica: From Prisoner Rebellion to Mass Incarceration and Back – Steven Salaita Sues University of Illinois Over Firing for “Uncivil” Gaza Tweets – Dan Georgakas on Syriza Victory in Greek Parliamentary Elections – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Lessons from Attica: From Prisoner Rebellion to Mass Incarceration and Back Fyodor Dostoevsky observed that “the degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” Our guest Dr. Heather Ann Thompson reports in her recent article…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – G. Flint Taylor on the Racist History of Police Unions – Presentation by Steven Salaita: Inter-Nationalism: Encountering Palestine in American Studies – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

 Blood on Their Hands: The Racist History of Police Unions The NYPD police officer union’s outrageous assertion that New York Mayor Bill de Blasio had “blood on his hands” in the murder of two NYPD officers is consistent with the…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Assessing the Record of US Attorney General Eric Holder – Speech by Katherine Franke on Academic Freedom, Political Dissent and the Case of Steven Salaita – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Moazzam Begg Freed After Terrorism Charges Dropped 149 Inmates in Guantanamo Bay Prison – 79 Approved for Transfer            U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Evaluation Michael Ratner and Heidi Boghosian draw a balance sheet on the…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States – Steven Salaita Academic Freedom Case Update – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States In the United States today, there are more than 500 federally recognized indigenous communities and nations comprising nearly three million people. These are the descendants of the 15 million people who once…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Steven Salaita Dehiring Update – Patrick Cockburn on The Jihadis Return: ISIS and the New Sunni Uprising – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: The International Criminal Court, the International Court of Justice and Israeli War Crimes Can Palestine Bring Israeli Officials Before the International Criminal Court? Michael Smith: Bounce Back from the Policies of Israel Affecting Free Speech in U.S. Universities…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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