Tag Archive: Protest

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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Brooklyn Pathmaker to Peace “From Guantanamo to WikiLeaks: Taking on the State in a Post-9/11 World” – Video and Audio

Audio link Despite the effort of the 600 lawyers we put together, we have not been able to close Guantanamo, and this is emblematic of the darkness that we have sunk into. Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning, Jeremy Hammond, Edward Snowden…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Whitewashing Human Rights Abuses and Suppressing a Popular Revolution in Bahrain – Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi Ousted After Massive Protests – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Bolivian President Blames ‘North American Empire’ for Blocking His Flight NATO Surveillance of European Union Amnesty International: USA Must Not Prosecute Whistleblower Ed Snowden Julian Assange Turns 42 Michael Ratner Updates on Hunger Strike at Guantanamo Bay Prison Attorney and…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – IRS Allows Private Prison Corporation Tax Exempt Status – Bush Library Direct Action – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

IRS Allows Private Prison Corporation Tax Exempt Status Billboard companies, casinos and private prisons are among many American corporations declaring the status of special trusts in order to avoid paying federal taxes. The Corrections Corporation of America, which owns and…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Johanna Fernandez on the Mass Incarceration Epidemic – Policing Trends at National Special Security Events – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Mass Incarceration Epidemic On January 19, the Malcolm X Commemoration Committee and 1199 SEIU activists presented the 17th Annual Dinner Tribute to the Families of Political Prisoners and Prisoners of War. It was called “Transforming Solidarity: Working Together to…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – CODEPINK Anti-Drone Delegation to Pakistan – Phyllis Bennis on 11 Years of War in Afghanistan – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Chipotle Signs Fair Food Agreement with Coalition of Immokalee Workers Michael Ratner: Supreme Court Rules on Telecom Immunity Bush Politicians Accepted Donations from Terrorist Group M.E.K. Veterans and Allies Arrested in New York as Afghanistan War Enters Year 12  …
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Quebec Student Protests – Austerity and Second-Round Elections in Greece – Martin Garbus on the Cuban Five and the Media – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

PCJF Victory for Occupy Protesters on Brooklyn Bridge Boumediene v. Bush Update – The Habeas Cases Are Essentially Done Jose Padilla’s Case – Prisoner Abuse Sustained Under Category of “Enemy Combatant” Court Rules in Favor of Executive Power Authorizing Torture    …
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Wisconsin Governor Recall Election – ACLU Tries to Halt Single-Sex Classes in Public Schools – Quebec Students Protest Against Tuition Hikes and Bill 78 – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Law and Disorder Tip of the Hat Award – EPIC – DHS Words Julian Assange Case Update – Extradition in Sweden – Hillary Clinton Going to Sweden Bradley Manning Support Committee           Wisconsin Governor Recall Election…
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Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom

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