Tag Archive: Protest

A Right to Sleep in Tents – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: Re “Bloomberg Says ‘Tent City’ Goes Beyond Free Speech” (news article, Oct. 17): Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s assertion that the Constitution doesn’t protect tents, but protects speech and assembly, is just wrong. Unfortunately for those involved in…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Michael Ratner and Margaret Ratner-Kunstler on Occupy Wall Street – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Jose Couso Murdered By US Military In Iraq Sami al-Hajj – Former Guantanamo Prisoner, Now Al-Jazeera Correspondent 44th Anniversary of Che Guevara’s Murder Who Killed Che? How the CIA Got Away With Murder Groups Follow Former US President George W….
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Constitutional Rights Lawyer Michael Ratner: Failed Occupy Wall Street Evacuation Order is Illegal – Democracy Now Transcript

Speaking from Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan, attorney Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights says New York City’s efforts to displace Occupy Wall Street protesters in order to clean the park violates their First Amendment rights and would…
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Civil Liberties

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Constitutional Rights Lawyer Michael Ratner: Failed Occupy Wall Street Evacuation Order is Illegal – Democracy Now Video

Speaking from Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan, attorney Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights says New York City’s efforts to displace Occupy Wall Street protesters in order to clean the park violates their First Amendment rights and would…
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Civil Liberties

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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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“Hell No” – Your Right to Dissent – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: There is a North America-wide strategy to take away the right to mass protest. PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay, coming to you from New York City. We’re at Rizzoli…
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Civil Liberties

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Against the Libyan War – Law and Disorder Radio Transcript (Excerpt) and Just Left Blog Post

The Libyan War was also addressed this week on Law and Disorder Radio (began broadcasting at 9:00 am EST on WBAI and around the country throughout the week). Attorneys and hosts Heidi Boghosian, Michael S. Smith and Michael Ratner (Center for…
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International War Crimes

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