Tag Archive: First Amendment

Ratner Report: The Palestine Exception to the First Amendment – TRNN Transcript

SHARMINI PERIES, EXEC. PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to the Michael Ratner Report on The Real News Network. As you know, Michael Ratner is a President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York. Michael, thank you so much for…
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Palestine

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Ratner Report: The Palestine Exception to the First Amendment – TRNN Video Link

Any criticism of Israel and push for BDS is considered anti-Semitic – such extreme reactions are an indication of the success of the campaign. The most recent Stanford University case is another example of that success.

Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Documentary Film: 1971 – Pastor Nyle Fort on Inspiring and Awakening Political Activism in Youth – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

1971 On March 8th, 1971, a group of anonymous individuals calling themselves the Citizens’ Commission to Investigate the FBI broke into an FBI field office in Media, Pennsylvania. They stole thousands of government documents. Among the documents was proof that…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – 50-Year Anniversary of the Free Speech Movement – Louis Tikas and the Ludlow Massacre – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Professor Salaita Press Conference Update 13th Anniversary of 9/11 Michael Ratner: You Can’t Have Imperialism Abroad and Democracy at Home Michael Ratner: The Legal System is Done For September 11, 1973 Anniversary – Chilean Coup D’état September 7, 1971 Anniversary…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Torturous For-Profit Medical Care in Prisons Faces Lawsuits – In Memoriam: Rubin “Hurricane” Carter – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

John Kerry Middle East Peace Talks and NY Times Propaganda There is No ‘Palestine Exception’ to Free Speech Rights: Northeastern Overturns Students for Justice in Palestine Suspension CCR: Palestine Solidarity Legal Support Project Host Attorney Micheal Smith Retraction on Abe Foxman…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Shutting Down Critique of Israel on Campus – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Regulations against hate speech used to close down criticism of Israeli occupation JAY: So what are you–I know you’re working on a ton of things every week, but what are you going to talk about this week? RATNER:…
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Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – FBI Considers the Occupy Movement a Terrorist Threat – Challenging the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Chile: 40 Years Later, Eight Former Army Lieutenants Charged in the Killing of Communist Performer/Songwriter Victor Jara Heidi Boghosian and Johanna Fernandez Visit Mumia Abu-Jamal During Holidays Death Penalty States in The United States Update Jeremy Hammond’s Judge Refuses to…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Attorney Martin Garbus on the Cuban Five – Supreme Court Ruling on Carbon Dioxide Emissions – Pan-African Solidarity Hague Committee Delivers War Crimes Petition to the ICC – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: Update on Julian Assange                          Attorney Martin Garbus and the Cuban Five Earlier this summer we talked with renowned First Amendment and civil rights attorney Martin Garbus…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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