with Chris Hedges
RT America on Jan 30, 2021
On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Michael Smith, civil rights attorney about Michael Ratner’s recently published memoir, Moving the Bar – My Life as A Radical Lawyer. Smith was a close friend and collaborator of Ratner’s for over three decades.
Michael Ratner was one of the most important civil rights attorneys in our era. He spent his life fighting on behalf of those the state and the empire sought to crush, from the leaders of the prison uprising at Attica to Muslim prisoners held in Guantanamo, to Julian Assange.
Video and transcript here.
From the archives:
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Chris Hedges: The Liberals Gave Us Trump–What Will a Trump Presidency Be Like? with Michael Steven Smith