Tag Archive: FBI

Remembering Michael Ratner – Louis Proyect – Blog

(Image TecNica Volunteers) Michael Ratner, one of the most effective and respected constitutional rights attorneys in the USA and president emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights, died of cancer yesterday. The NY Times ran an obit that was noteworthy for…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Google Gagged and Ordered by NSA and FBI to Release Personal Communication Data of Wikileaks Staffers – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner says that US government is still pursuing criminal investigations against Wikileaks Editor and staffers, not just because of what they have already released to the public but because of what they still continue to release

Internet Freedom

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Where’s the Outrage Over Spying on Muslim Civil Rights Leaders? – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: NSA and FBI spying on the lawful political activity of Muslim Americans, as revealed by The Intercept, is no different than the surveillance of Martin Luther King, Jesse Jackson, and other black civil rights leaders. Thanks for being…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Where’s the Outrage Over Spying on Muslim Civil Rights Leaders? – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: NSA and FBI spying on the lawful political activity of Muslim Americans, as revealed by The Intercept, is no different than the surveillance of Martin Luther King, Jesse Jackson, and other black civil rights leaders.

Civil Liberties, 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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National Security Overload: The War on Whistleblowers, Journalism and Privacy and Its Implications for Democracy, NYU Radical Film & Lecture Series, with Chris Hedges and Kade Crockford – Video

This is Ratner speaking at an event hosted by the NYU Radical Film & Lecture Series entitled “National Security Overload: The War on Whistle-blowers, Journalism, and Privacy, and its Implications for Democracy,” alongside Chris Hedges and Kade Crockford.

Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Rashid Khalidi on US Intervention in Syria – Heidi Boghosian on Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance (Part 1) – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Remembering Twin Cities Guild Lawyer Ken Tilsen 44th Anniversary of the Death of Ho Chi Minh 40th Anniversary of the Coup in Chile Remembering Attorney William Kunstler           United States Moves to Intervene in Syrian Civil…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Julian Assange: Stratfor Hacker Jeremy Hammond Guilty Plea Part of Crackdown on Journalism, Activism – Democracy Now Transcript

NERMEEN SHAIKH: We begin today’s show looking at the case of computer activist Jeremy Hammond, who made headlines by hacking into the private U.S.-based intelligence firm Stratfor. Documents obtained from Stratfor were later published by the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, shedding light on…
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Internet Freedom

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Julian Assange: Stratfor Hacker Jeremy Hammond Guilty Plea Part of Crackdown on Journalism, Activism — Democracy Now Video

Jeremy Hammond of the hacktivist group Anonymous has pleaded guilty to hacking into the private intelligence firm Stratfor, the FBI and other institutions. Hammond says his goal was to shed light on how governments and corporations act behind closed doors. Some five…
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Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Ramona Africa on the 28th Anniversary of the MOVE Bombing – Assata Shakur Placed on FBI Terror List – Coalition of Immokalee Workers Fair Food Program Targets Wendy’s – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Guantanamo Hunger Strike Update Lynne Stewart Petition for Compassionate Release Michael Ratner Visits Julian Assange: Kissinger Documents Chris Hedges: The Death of Truth           MOVE Bombing: 28th Anniversary This week marks the 28th anniversary of an…
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