Tag Archive: Civil Disobedience

Brooklyn Pathmaker to Peace “From Guantanamo to WikiLeaks: Taking on the State in a Post-9/11 World” – Video and Audio

Audio link Despite the effort of the 600 lawyers we put together, we have not been able to close Guantanamo, and this is emblematic of the darkness that we have sunk into. Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning, Jeremy Hammond, Edward Snowden…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom

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1/7 The Vietnam War was a Seminal Event for Me – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview – Transcript

I’ve been wanting to do this series for a long time. Michael Ratner is one of our regular guests. He’s also one of my favorite guests. He’s also a board member of The Real News Network. And as you know,…
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Civil Liberties, Personal & Profiles

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1/7 The Vietnam War was a Seminal Event for Me – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview Video

Mr. Ratner, President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights, tells Paul Jay that the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War transformed him from a “good liberal kid” into an activist questioning the role of America in the world.

Civil Liberties, Personal & Profiles

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Letter to Judge Loretta A. Preska Regarding Sentencing of Jeremy Hammond – PDF

2013 Letter to Judge Preska re Jeremy Hammond October 24, 2013 The Honorable Loretta A. Preska, Chief Judge United States Courthouse Southern District of New York Courtroom 12A 500 Pearl Street New York, NY 10007 Re: Sentencing of Jeremy Hammond…
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Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Unrepentant Radical Educator: The Writings of John Gerassi (Rebroadcast) – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Maryland Law Allows Police to Collect DNA During Arrests Heidi Boghosian: National Lawyers Guild Monitoring RNC/DNC Demonstrations In Memory: Michael Nash In Memory: Alexander Cockburn In Memory: Professor John (Tito) Gerassi         You Have the Right to…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Quebec Student Protests – Austerity and Second-Round Elections in Greece – Martin Garbus on the Cuban Five and the Media – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

PCJF Victory for Occupy Protesters on Brooklyn Bridge Boumediene v. Bush Update – The Habeas Cases Are Essentially Done Jose Padilla’s Case – Prisoner Abuse Sustained Under Category of “Enemy Combatant” Court Rules in Favor of Executive Power Authorizing Torture    …
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Benefit Celebrating Judy Lerner’s 50 Years of Activism – Speech Notes – PDF

2010 Benefit Celebrating Judy Lerner Invitation 2010 Benefit Celebrating Judy Lerner Speech Notes  (Judy and David Lerner Pictured) How did she get to CCR–knew bill in the 50s in Westchester—Jane’s 6th grade teacher–­Despite closeness to bill, ak and morty—points out…
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Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Charles Lane on the Colfax Massacre – Ann Ginger, Executive Director, Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: U.S. Politicians and Scholars Are Helping Turkey Cover up WWI Armenian Genocide Cluster bomb ban treaty approved: US, China and Russia Oppose CCR Report: U.S. Government Allows Security Forces from Brutal Human Rights Abusing Regimes to Threaten Prisoners at…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Bangor Six Case Update – Adam Hochschild and Naomi Klein at Left Forum 2008 – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: Massive Civil Disobedience Protesting the Murder of Sean Bell Lawyers Continue Move To Get Torture Memo Author Yoo Tried As War Criminal NYCLU Study: NYPD Arrests and Jails Nearly 400,000 for Marijuana in 10 Years        …
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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