Tag Archive: Bush/Cheney Administration

“A Total Rollback Of Everything This Country Has Stood For”: Sen. Patrick Leahy Blasts Congressional Approval of Detainee Bill – Democracy Now Video

The Senate has agreed to give President Bush extraordinary power to detain and try prisoners in the so-called war on terror. The legislation strips detainees of the right to challenge their own detention and gives the President the power to…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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“A Total Rollback Of Everything This Country Has Stood For”: Sen. Patrick Leahy Blasts Congressional Approval of Detainee Bill – Democracy Now Transcript

The Senate has agreed to give President Bush extraordinary power to detain and try prisoners in the so-called war on terror. The legislation strips detainees of the right to challenge their own detention and gives the President the power to…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder – FEMA Attempts to Evict Hurricane Katrina Survivors from Hotels – International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration – Electronic Surveillance – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Updates: Hosts Michael Ratner and Heidi Boghosian discuss the political and constitutional fallout trailing behind the Graham/Levin Amendment.             Law firm sues FEMA to keep Hurricane Katrina victims from being evicted from temporary hotels….
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Making Us Less Free: War on Terrorism or War on Liberty? – Book Chapter in Implicating Empire: Globalization and Resistance in the 21st Century World Order – PDF

2002 Making Us Less Free: War on Terrorism or War on Liberty? Introduction I am writing this a little more than six months since the September 11 attacks rearranged the world’s legal and political landscape for all of us. In…
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Civil Liberties

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