Tag Archive: Cuban Embargo

After 54 Years, US Isolated and Forced to Renew Diplomatic Relations With Cuba – TRNN Transcript

On July 20, the Cuban flag was raised over Cuba’s newly reopened embassy in Washington, DC, marking a rapprochement in relations between the U.S. and Cuba after 54 years. Travel and banking restrictions have been eased but the two countries…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Michael Ratner on Understanding the Cuban Reality – Speech by Sandra Levinson on US-Cuba Relations: What Does “Normalization” Mean? – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Ireland Same-Sex Marriages DOJ Reaches Settlement with Cleveland Over Police Excessive Use of Force Inquiry to Examine Racial Bias in the San Francisco Police Wyoming Criminalizes Sharing Photos and Citizen Science               Understanding the…
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Civil Liberties

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Cuban Resilience – TRNN Video Link

As the US officially removes Cuba from the state sponsors of terror lists, Michael Ratner, just returned from Cuba, reflects on the resilience of Cuban people in the face of the harsh decades-long US embargo.

International War Crimes

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Can Obama Lift the Embargo on Cuba Without Congress in Effort to Normalize U.S.-Cuba Relations? – Democracy Now Tanscript

We look at the details of the new normalized relations between the United States and Cuba, which include an easing of restrictions on banking, investment and travel, and discuss whether President Obama can lift the embargo on Cuba without congressional…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Can Obama Lift the Embargo on Cuba Without Congress in Effort to Normalize U.S.-Cuba Relations? – Democracy Now Video

We look at the details of the new normalized relations between the United States and Cuba, which include an easing of restrictions on banking, investment and travel, and discuss whether President Obama can lift the embargo on Cuba without congressional…
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International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Civil Liberties Infringements in Wake of Ebola Panic – Cuba in the News, the Cuban Five and Exposing Journalists for Hire – Maya Schenwar on Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Civil Liberties Infringements in Wake of Ebola Panic The Ebola quarantine protocol in the United States is bringing issues of public health and individual constitutional rights to the front. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has made clear that…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Blackwater Guards Found Guilty of 2007 Baghdad Killings – Marjorie Cohn on Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral and Geopolitical Issues – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner Reports on an Important Break in the Julian Assange Case Longest Case of Pre-Trial Investigation in Swedish History in which the Prosecutor has Simply Sat on Her Hands What Sweden Did Here is Divert Attention from the Underlying…
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International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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U.S. Maintains Embargo of Cuba After 50 Years, Despite International Condemnation – Democracy Now Transcript

There are no commemorations planned in Washington, D.C., but today marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S. embargo against Cuba — the longest-running embargo in the world. On February 7, 1962, President John F. Kennedy formally expanded the harsh regime…
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U.S. Maintains Embargo of Cuba After 50 Years, Despite International Condemnation – Democracy Now Video

There are no commemorations planned in Washington, D.C., but today marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S. embargo against Cuba — the longest-running embargo in the world.

International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Occupy Des Moines Arrests – Guantanamo Murder Case: Al-Zahrani v. Rumsfeld – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

UN Votes 186-2 To Lift Cuba Embargo – US and Israel Anxiety over Economy: Concentration of Wealth Seen as Key Issue at a Volatile Time             OWS Albany Arrest Controversy          …
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