Tag Archive: FBI

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 – Speech Notes – PDF

2013 National Security Overload NYU Speech Notes  

Internet Freedom

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Obama’s National Security State – Interview – International Socialist Review – PDF

  Michael Ratner interviewed by Anthony Arnove Issue #74: Interviews Michael Ratner is president of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and is adjunct professor of law at Columbia University Law School. Ratner has also been a lecturer of international…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom

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A New Stage in the War on Dissent – Socialist Worker

Michael Ratner is the president of the Center for Constitutional Rights, a leading organization in opposing the dismantling of civil liberties under the Bush, and now Obama, administrations. He spoke with Nicole Colson about the recent raids on the homes…
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Civil Liberties

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Who’s Reading Your Email? Draconian Law Enforcement is not a Solution to Terrorism – Tom Paine, Common Sense – PDF

2001 Who’s Reading Your Email? Draconian Law Enforcement is not a Solution to Terrorism Who’s Reading Your E-Mail?: Draconian Law Enforcement is not a Solution to Terrorism Michael Ratner I live just a few blocks from the World Trade Center….
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Civil Liberties

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Fortress America: Are We Safe? – Le Monde Diplomatique, Against the Current – PDF

2001 Fortress America: Will It Make Us Safer? 2001 US No Longer the Land of the Free (Le Monde Diplomatique version) I LIVE A few blocks from the World Trade Center.  I saw the explosion in the North Tower and…
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Civil Liberties

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Statement of Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Concerning State Department Decision Not to Arrest Alleged Peruvian Torturer Tomas Ricardo Anderson Kohatsu – PDF

2000 Statement Concerning State Department Decision Not to Arrest Alleged Peruvian Torturer Tomas Ricardo Anderson Kohatsu On Friday, March 10, the State Department let an alleged Peruvian torturer go free. Under-Secretary Thomas Pickering did so on the grounds that Anderson…
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International War Crimes

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Che: The Heroic Guerrilla, A Personal Note – in Che Guevara and the FBI: The U.S. Political Police Dossier on the Latin American Revolutionary – PDF

1997 Che: The Heroic Guerrilla I was a college and law student during the 1960s. It was the generation of the civil rights struggle, the movement against the war in Vietnam and the era of black liberation and the Panthers. The Cuban revolution…
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International War Crimes

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