Tag Archive: Warrantless Wiretapping

Cheney pushes to make eavesdropping law permanent – TRNN Transcript – Part One

Ratner: Cheney is misleading the American people (1 of 3) PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR: In 1978, after the Watergate scandal, Congress passed a piece of legislation that was meant to limit the way governments spied on people’s communications. The Foreign…
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Leading US Officials Support Terrorist Listed Group with Impunity – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner Report: Supreme Court finds Telecoms won’€™t be prosecuted for illegal wiretapping MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Paul, it’s always good to be with The Real News. JAY: So what do you got this week? RATNER:…
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Post 9/11 Wars and Violations of Civil Liberties Continue – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Obama administration has reversed very little of Bush policy. PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Toronto. Nine/Eleven was a great crime against the people in the world trade centers,…
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A New Stage in the War on Dissent – Socialist Worker

Michael Ratner is the president of the Center for Constitutional Rights, a leading organization in opposing the dismantling of civil liberties under the Bush, and now Obama, administrations. He spoke with Nicole Colson about the recent raids on the homes…
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Lawmakers Debate Establishing “Truth Commission” on Bush Admin Torture, Rendition and Domestic Spying – Democracy Now Transcript

On Capitol Hill, debate has begun over forming a truth commission to shed light on the Bush administration’s secret polices on detention, interrogation and domestic spying. A hearing on the issue was held Wednesday, two days after the Obama administration…
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Lawmakers Debate Establishing “Truth Commission” on Bush Admin Torture, Rendition and Domestic Spying – Democracy Now Video

On Capitol Hill, debate has begun over forming a truth commission to shed light on the Bush administration’s secret polices on detention, interrogation and domestic spying. A hearing on the issue was held Wednesday, two days after the Obama administration…
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