Michael Ratner Was a Fearless Warrior for Justice—He Was Also My Beloved Uncle

My relationship with Michael was entwined not only with questions of war, peace, and justice—but also with more intimate questions of family, aspirations, disappointments, anxiety, and joy.

By Lizzy Ratner

The Nation

MAY 18, 2016



Photo caption: My uncle Michael Ratner (on the left), with my dad, me, my son, my husband and Michael’s wife, Karen Ranucci, at a protest with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers. (Photo courtesy of the author).