Tag Archive: Social Movements

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Back to the Streets – Black Lives Matter (6/6) – Vince Warren with Moderator: Claire Tixteire

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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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Remembering Michael Ratner – Louis Proyect – Blog

(Image TecNica Volunteers) Michael Ratner, one of the most effective and respected constitutional rights attorneys in the USA and president emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights, died of cancer yesterday. The NY Times ran an obit that was noteworthy for…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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10 Years After 9/11: Civil Liberties, Hope and War, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee – Video

Michael Ratner pt.1 – Ten Years after 9/11 Civil Liberties, War and Hope from Kurt Johnson on Vimeo. Michael Ratner pt.2 – Ten Years after 9/11 Civil Liberties, War and Hope from Kurt Johnson on Vimeo.

Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Blurb for The Color of Law: Ernie Goodman, Detroit, and the Struggle for Labor and Civil Rights by Steve Babson, Dave Riddle and David Elsila – Draft – PDF

2010 Blurb for The Color of Law: Ernie Goodman, Detroit, and the Struggle for Labor and Civil Rights Imagine Clarence Darrow immersed in progressive movements for social change and you might have some sense of the remarkable, indomitable Ernie Goodman….
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Veolia Abandons Light Rail Project Linking Illegal Jewish Settlements – Ricci v. DeStefano Discrimination Case – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Host Updates: Prosecution On the Table? – Holder May Appoint Line Prosecutor Segments This Week: French Company, Veolia Abandons Tram Project Linking Illegal Jewish Settlements Ricci v. DeStefano WBAI Listener Rundown                  French Company,…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Frances Golden on Mumia Abu Jamal – Laura Whitehorn, Susie Day and Matt Meyer on Political Prisoners in the US – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Frances Golden – Jailhouse Lawyers: Prisoners Defending Prisoners Against the United States of America by Mumia Abu Jamal Frances Golden joins us today to discuss a very well known political prisoner, as we continue our political prisoner series based on…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Maureen Webb on Surveillance and Democracy Post-9/11, Roundtable with Stanley Aronowitz – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Illusions of Security: Global Surveillance and Democracy in the Post-9/11 World   Here on Law and Disorder we’ve covered in depth the scope of surveillance bearing down on the lives of people in a post 9/11 society. From intrusive RFID…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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LennonOno Grant for Peace – Acceptance Speech Notes – PDF

2006 LennonOno Grant for Peace Acceptance Speech Lennon ono peace award — 66 bday visa —Yesterday evening saw the film US against John Lennon- Overwhelmed and had tears in my eyes for much of it— Period I live thru and…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Democracy, Constitutionalism and the War on Terror – Amherst College – Audio

http://www3.amherst.edu/arc/view.php

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Book Jacket Blurb for The Trial of Leonard Peltier by Jim Messerschmidt – PDF

1983 The Trial of Leonard Peltier Book Jacket Blurb “Documents better than any other to date the role of the FBI as a political police intent on destroying any possibility of social change in the is country.” Michael Ratner, former…
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Civil Liberties

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