By The Real News Network
Michael Ratner: “There is a North America-wide strategy to take away the right to mass protest.”
An attorney and an adjunct professor of law at Columbia University, Michael Ratner is the current President of the Center for Constitutional Rights. He is also a Board of Advisors member of Grassroots International; co-host of a Pacifica Radio program that reports legal developments related to civil liberties, civil rights and human rights issues; and a former President of the National Lawyers Guild. Ratner has written that Che Guevara “has remained my hero” since boyhood.
His most recent book is Hell No: Your Right to Dissent in Twenty-First-Century America, which he co-authored with Margaret Ratner Kunstler.