Tag Archive: Ronald Reagan

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Against All Odds – Challenging Imperialism (2/6) Jules Lobel, Reed Brody with Moderator: Andreas Schüller

2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the passing away of its President Emeritus Michael Ratner (1943-2016), who had made CCR his political home for 40 years. In 2007,…
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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6/7 Fighting Reagan’s Secret, Illegal Wars – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview Transcript

PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. We’re continuing our series on Reality Asserts Itself with Michael Ratner, who now joins us in the studio again. Michael’s president emeritus of…
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6/7 Fighting Reagan’s Secret, Illegal Wars – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself TRNN Biographical Interview Video

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that Reagan ushered in a period of murderous suppression of opposition to US hegemony in Latin and Central America.

International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Lynne Stewart – Cuban Five – Jack Rasmus on Inequality and the Police State – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Co-host Michael Ratner, and President of the Center for Constitutional Rights updates Law and Disorder listeners on the Military Commissions Act. Michael Ratner with other attorneys from CCR spent the last week in Washington DC garnering support from Senators…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Contragate, the Constitution and Covert Action – PDF

Contragate, the Constitution and Covert Action DRAFT INTRODUCTION Many of us are disappointed and troubled by the course of the Iran-contragate hearings. The hearings are revealing the facts regarding the administration’s illegal sales of arms to Iran and the illegal…
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International War Crimes

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Conyers v. Reagan

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/conyers-v-reagan In October 1983, President Ronald Reagan announced that he had ordered a pre-dawn invasion of Grenada by nearly 1,900 Marines and armed airborne troops under the code name “Urgent Fury.” The fighting was heavier than expected and by the…
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International War Crimes

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Intelligence Agencies and Internal Security Under Reagan – with Margaret Ratner – PDF

1981 Intelligence Agencies and Internal Security Under Reagan Michael Ratner & Margaret Ratner A. The Carter Years As A Clue To The Future. During the last year of the Carter administration, Congress, the CIA, the FBI, and conservative “think tanks”…
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Civil Liberties

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