Tag Archive: President Barack Obama

Law and Disorder Radio – Stephen Kinzer on the War in Afghanistan – Benjamin Hett on Hans Litten – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Host Updates: Michael Ratner – A Black Family In the White House That Slaves Built Related News Stories: Bush’s Last 100 Days: The Ones To Watch The End of International Law? Thousands of Indian Farmers Commit Suicide After Using GM…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Obama and Civil Liberties – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: People’s constitutional rights are not going to be the main priority. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Thanks for having me, Paul. JAY: So, Michael, react to how did this make you feel, the election of President…
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Civil Liberties

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A Black Family In the White House That Slaves Built – Just Left Blog Post

Lines are huge! Obama will win. It is historic. A black family in the white house that slaves built. Yes, slaves were used in the construction of the White House. When I was a child this never could have happened….
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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McCain, Obama and Guantanamo Part Two – TRNN Video Link

In part 2 of his interview with The Real News Network’s Senior Editor Paul Jay, Michael Ratner discusses the implications of Thursday’s Supreme Court decision which granted Guantanamo detainees the right to appeal to US civilian courts. The interview explores…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Guantanamo Prisoners Have Rights – Supreme Court – Part One – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: Ruling says US cannot move prisoners offshore to avoid Constitution.

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – LA 8 – Adam Hochschild on King Leopold’s Ghost and the US in Iraq – Michael Schwartz on Iraq – Lt. Ehren Watada Case Update – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

LA 8 Days after the 20th anniversary of the arrest of the so-called Los Angeles Eight, on January 31, Immigration Judge Bruce Einhorn ordered an end to deportation proceedings against Khader Hamide and Michel Shehadeh, members of the LA 8….
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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