Tag Archive: Chicago

Law and Disorder Radio – FiSaraha International Film Festival – ACLU Lawsuit to Make Catholic Groups Provide Abortions to Undocumented Immigrants – Proposal to Award Chicago Police Torture Victims Reparations – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Attorneys Make United Nations Urgent Appeal Request for Mumia Abu-Jamal                         FiSaraha International Film Festival Co-host Michael Ratner recently attended the 11th FiSaraha International Film Festival in Africa’s Western…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Gallatin Global Fellowship in Human Rights, NYU – Speech Notes – PDF

2015 NYU Speech Notes NYU Vasuki Nesiah 11–moving to listen Admire commitment and global south and areas of liberation struggles–Ireland Actual physical courage-Egypt Palestine Israel particularly close to me And political courage lgbtq rights; (Uganda) so Africa and anc relation to shack…
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International War Crimes

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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 – Chicago Torture Cases and Another Police Cover-Up – Max Blumenthal Speech at Brooklyn for Peace Meeting – James Petras on Ukraine – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Chicago Torture Cases Update and Another Chicago Cover-Up We follow up on the Chicago torture cases and their aftermath. Listeners may recall the sentencing of former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge in 2011, which helped create a model within Chicago…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Alex Odeh Assassination Case – Bill Ayers on Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Socialist Wins Seat on Seattle City Council               Alex Odeh Case – Abdeen Jabara On October 11, 1985, prominent Palestinian-American leader Alex Odeh was killed by a pipe bomb at the offices of the…
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Law and Disorder Radio – NYC Stop and Frisk Trial Begins – Cuban Five Case Update – Racism, Torture, and Impunity in Chicago – French-Led Invasion of Mali – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

New York Times Continues to Deceive About Iraq War New York City Stop and Frisk Trial Begins Here on Law and Disorder, we’ve been covering the stop and frisk case known as Floyd v. City of New York et al. This…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Workers Win Settlement at Supplier to Chinese Restaurants – Federal Judge Rules Former Chicago Mayor Daley Can Be Sued for Alleged Torture Cover-Up – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

In Memory: Attorney Debra Evenson             Court Says Public Has Right To Video Police In Public Places               Workers Win Large Settlement at Supplier to Chinese Restaurants After Hard-Fought…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge Found Guilty – US Social Forum in Detroit – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge Found Guilty Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge was found guilty last week, 25 years after the evidence of torture and police abuse was brought forward. Burge was not convicted of abusing prisoners–the statute…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Naomi Wolf on Give Me Liberty: A Handbook for American Revolutionaries – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Host Updates: Dick Cheney, Stalin and Hitler Torture Guidelines Traced Back to Chicago Related News Stories: Israel Attacks Gaza: Bloodiest Day In 20 Years Pope Says Protecting Humanity From Homosexuality is as Important as Protecting the Environment Dick Cheney Unplugged…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Third Stay Issued for Troy Davis Execution – Chicago Police Torturer Jon Burge Arrested – Luis Posada Carriles: A Tribunal (Part 3) – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: Michael Ratner on the Cuban Five, a Cuba Visit, the Uighurs and the Latest on Guantanamo US Drops Charges for 5 Guantanamo Detainees US Missiles Hit Pakistan School Blackwater Sends Warship to Gulf of Aden North American Army Created…
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