Tag Archive: NDAA

7/7 Moving Towards a Police State – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself TRNN Biographical Interview Video

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security.

Civil Liberties, Personal & Profiles

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7/7 Moving Towards a Police State – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview Transcript

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security. PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Pardiss Kebriaei on Closing Guantanamo – City of Detroit Plans to Cut Retiree Pensions and Healthcare – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

US State Department’s Office of Guantanamo Closure The US State Department’s Office of Guantanamo Closure was shut down in January and is now in the process of reopening. President Obama recently appointed Clifford Sloan, a Washington lawyer, to run the…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Bradley Manning 1000 Days in Jail and more Government Crackdown on Transparency – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Worldwide support for Manning as trial of alleged Stratfor hacker Jeremy Hammond takes bizarre twist. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: The best part of the title is board member of Real News, Paul. JAY: Thank…
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Internet Freedom

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Bradley Manning 1000 Days in Jail and More Government Crackdown on Transparency – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: Worldwide support for Manning as trial of alleged Stratfor hacker Jeremy Hammond takes bizarre twist.

Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Roger Wareham on the Central Park Five Civil Suit – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal Freedom 7 Case Challenging NDAA of 2013 – Pack the Courtroom: Wednesday February 6th, 2013, 10:00 AM – Room 1505, 40 Foley Square CCR and NLG Team Up to Provide Legal…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, 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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Obama Signs NDAA Bill Allowing Indefinite Detention; Obama Orders Assassinations with No Oversight – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Obama continues model of Presidential fiat, Congressional fiat, no due process, no trials, and indefinite detention. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s always good to be with you. And happy new year to you and…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Obama Signs NDAA Bill Allowing Indefinite Detention; Obama Orders Assassinations with No Oversight – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: Obama continues model of Presidential fiat, Congressional fiat, no due process, no trials, and indefinite detention.

Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Happy New Year: Obama’s Gift & Suriname Flora/Fauna with a video by Jake Ratner of the Suriname Family Trip – Just Left Blog Post

Although I am sitting here in Suriname on this New Year’s day, it’s hard not to think of Obama’s gift to us for the New Year: the signing of the NDAA and it’s nasty confirmation of detention and kangaroo trials…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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