Tag Archive: Economic Justice

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Transnational Collaborative Lawyering (3/6) – Katherine Gallagher, Miriam Saage-Maaß, with Moderator: Claudia Müller-Hoff

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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International War Crimes, Palestine, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Steven Salaita Hired by American University of Beirut – Greece Economic Crisis Update – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

FBI Wants Access to Encrypted Communications Michael Ratner: Wikileaks – All the Chancellor’s Men Wikileaks July 4th Published Cables Trade and Services Agreement Cables Right-Wing, US-Orchestrated Protests Erupt in Ecuador Michael Ratner: Implications for Julian Assange         Hillary…
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International War Crimes, Internet Freedom, Palestine

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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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Law and Disorder Radio – The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood – Nantina Vgontzas on Syriza and the Greek Debt Crisis – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: Jury Awards $218.5 Million in Terrorism Case Against Palestinian Groups                        The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood The National Football League, Mattel’s Girl Scout Barbie Doll, and even…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Lessons from Attica: From Prisoner Rebellion to Mass Incarceration and Back – Steven Salaita Sues University of Illinois Over Firing for “Uncivil” Gaza Tweets – Dan Georgakas on Syriza Victory in Greek Parliamentary Elections – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Lessons from Attica: From Prisoner Rebellion to Mass Incarceration and Back Fyodor Dostoevsky observed that “the degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” Our guest Dr. Heather Ann Thompson reports in her recent article…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – The Revictimization Relief Act and Mumia Abu-Jamal – Speech by Richard Falk on The Palestinian Future After Gaza – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Obama Could Allow “Torture Light” Interpretation of U.N. Treaty on Torture Michael Smith Returns from Argentina Book Tour, Describes How U.S Attempts to Destabilize Argentina Economy             The Revictimization Relief Act (Muzzle Mumia) Last Thursday, the…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Assessing the Record of US Attorney General Eric Holder – Speech by Katherine Franke on Academic Freedom, Political Dissent and the Case of Steven Salaita – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Moazzam Begg Freed After Terrorism Charges Dropped 149 Inmates in Guantanamo Bay Prison – 79 Approved for Transfer            U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Evaluation Michael Ratner and Heidi Boghosian draw a balance sheet on the…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – NJ Federal Court Dismisses Case Against NYPD for Spying on Muslims – Proposed Time Warner/Comcast Merger and Net Neutrality – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Brooklyn Folk Festival April 18-20, 2014 Michael Smith Reads Listener Feedback: An Observation on Corporations               NJ Federal Court Dismisses NYPD Spying on Muslims Case We take a look into the failed lawsuit challenging…
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Civil Liberties

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