Tag Archive: Katrina

Law and Disorder Radio – Brian Becker on Libya – Better This World Documentary on FBI Entrapment of Activists – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

The Truth About the Situation in Libya: Cutting Through the Government Propaganda and Media Lies Libya, a country of 6 million people, possesses the largest of Africa’s oil reserves. Its oil is of a particular high quality. Since March 19,…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Indian Guest Workers Lured to US After Hurricane Katrina – Class Warfare Update with John Ehrenberg – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Federal Appeals Court Orders a New Sentencing Hearing for Mumia Abu-Jamal CCR Says Guantánamo Leaks Must Be Met By Release of Obama Task Force Assessments Memorial for Leonard Weinglass – Friday, May 13 at the New York Ethical Culture…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Bangor Six Case Update – Adam Hochschild and Naomi Klein at Left Forum 2008 – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: Massive Civil Disobedience Protesting the Murder of Sean Bell Lawyers Continue Move To Get Torture Memo Author Yoo Tried As War Criminal NYCLU Study: NYPD Arrests and Jails Nearly 400,000 for Marijuana in 10 Years        …
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Law and Disorder Radio – Climate Change – Filmmaker Abby Ginzberg on Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson’s American Journey – Law Students for Government Accountability and Hurricane Katrina – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Global Warming Litigation – 3 Main Cases Since 1947, the Doomsday clock has been used as a symbolic reference to measure the degree of nuclear threat. On January 27th of this year it was set to five minutes to midnight….
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Civil Liberties

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Terrorism and Dissent with Michael Ratner and Phil Donahue, Hosted by Amy Goodman – George Goodman Symposium, Provost Lecture Series, Stony Brook University – Video Link

http://www.c-span.org/video/?189760-1/terrorism-dissent Terrorism and Dissent At the seventh annual George Goodman Symposium and as part of the Provost’s Lecture Series, Mr. Ratner and Mr. Donahue spoke about the efforts to combat terrorism and the right of dissent. Among the topics they…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Hurricane Katrina: One Year Later – Report from Lebanon During the Israeli Bombardment – Federal Judge Says NSA Spying Unconstitutional – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Hurricane Katrina Aftermath – One Year Later This week marks the one year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the category five monster hurricane that pounded the gulf coast killing more than 1300 people and leaving hundreds of thousands displaced. In…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Protesters Turn Their Backs on Attorney General Alberto Gonzales at Georgetown – Bush War Crimes Commission – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Protesters turned their backs on Attorney General Alberto Gonzales at Georgetown Law School Some protesters wore hoods, while nearly a third of the students at the event turned away as US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales attempted to justify illegal…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Illegal NSA Spying – NYC Transit Strike – Student Hurricane Network – Bush War Crimes Commission – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Transit Workers Strike NYC Recently, negotiations between the TWU and the MTA have ended without a contract. Transit workers however, continue to work without a contract. Law and Disorder hosts follow up on the details of the transit strike and…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Tomorrow is Today: the Time for Resistance is Now – Counterpunch – Transcript

2006 Holding Bush Accountable Counterpunch by MICHAEL RATNER Opening Remarks to the closing session of the International Commission of Inquiry On Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration, Riverside Church, New York, January 20, 2006. When Clark Kissinger called me…
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International War Crimes

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International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity by the Bush Administration, Riverside Church – Speech Notes – PDF

2006 Bush Commission Riverside Church Almost 40 years ago—in 1968—there was another people’s trial— It was held in Sweden and Denmark—originally in France—but prohibited— Witnesses and well known progressives—jean paul sartre—gathered together in Stockholm and Copenhagen– They were there to…
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International War Crimes

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