Tag Archive: Activism

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Back to the Streets – Black Lives Matter (6/6) – Vince Warren with Moderator: Claire Tixteire

2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the passing away of its President Emeritus Michael Ratner (1943-2016), who had made CCR his political home for 40 years. In 2007,…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Michael Ratner, Pioneering Civil and Constitutional Rights Lawyer, Dies at Age 72 – AlterNet – by Steve Rosenfeld

Michael Ratner, one of America’s great human rights crusaders and constitutional lawyers whose lifetime of activism began in 1960s protests, died Wednesday of complications from cancer. He was 72. Ratner’s work spanned five decades and more than a dozen countries….
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Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Susan Schnall, Jim Lafferty and Doug Rawlings on the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

50-Year Anniversary of the Vietnam War: Professor Susan Schnall From 1967 to 1969, during the Vietnam War, Lieutenant J.G. Susan Schnall was a Navy nurse stationed at a hospital in Oakland, California treating wounded Marines. She and other soldiers threw…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Remembering Dr. Vincent Harding – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Wikileaks Reveals the Other Country NSA Surveilled All Content From: Media Blackout The U.S. Government Can Destroy People: Informant Sabu (Hector Xavier Monsegur) and Jeremy Hammond         Remembering League of Revolutionary Black Workers Founder General Gordon Baker…
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Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – US Infiltrates Cuba with Fake Social Media Platform – John Brittain on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

 NLG Students at Boston’s Suffolk University Urge Disinvite of Abraham Foxman Commencement Honorary Law Degree Spanish Court Refuses to Close Guantánamo Torture Investigation When Radical Lawyers Take the Airwaves           U.S. Agency Infiltrates Cuba with Fake…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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