Category Archives: CIVIL LIBERTIES

ANTI-COMMUNIST WITCH HUNT BY NYC BOARD OF EDUCATION AT PARK SLOPE (BROOKLYN) HIGH SCHOOL

In a throwback to the height of the red-scare witchhunts of the 1950s, the NYC Board of Education has dusted off Sen. Joe McCarthy’s anti-Communist playbook and is charging the principal, assistant principal, several teachers, and a teaching assistant at the Park Slope Collegiate public high school in Brooklyn, with “communist organizing”. Click HERE to […]

ENDORSING BERNIE SANDERS IN THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY

OUTRAGED NYC VOTERS AT THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS Please Listen to this report:   I am not a Democrat, I’m an enrolled Green, and I hope Bernie Sanders accepts Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein’s offer to run an independent campaign with her on the Green Party line. Jill Stein has even offered to run […]

THE FEAR THAT IS GRIPPING FRANCE

BY RICHARD GREEMAN The fear that is gripping France today stands in ghastly contrast with the positive national mood during the days immediately following the horrific Nov. 13 attacks in Paris. (See my report,  “France at War.”)

DAYS OF ATONEMENT

Some outrages are worse than others. Still, why should we set one injustice against the other, as though seeking greater exhibitions of revulsion at the one oppression or injustice than at the other. And yet we do. The murder of Eric Garner last year at the hands (literally) of one of New York’s “Finest” is […]

ON PHIL OCHS, MALCOLM X, & JE SUIS CHARLIE

Mitchel Cohen resurrected an interview by 18-year-old Kenny Bromberg with Phil Ochs at SUNY Stony Brook, recorded in 1967. Mitchel turned it into a new show, for Steal This Radio. Listen here. Guest Post by Carol Lipton Phil Ochs penned the famous lyrics to “Love Me I’m a Liberal” about Malcolm X: I cried when […]

PROTESTERS, COPS AND THE MAYOR: THE MOVEMENT TO END VIOLENCE BY POLICE OFFICERS SWEEPS ACROSS COUNTRY

Updated, January 2, 2015 — Two weeks ago, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio called on the thousands of people protesting against police brutality and murder to temporarily suspend their generally peaceful public protests until the completion of the funerals for the two officers, Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, who were killed last Saturday in Brooklyn […]

BILL AYERS – BERNARDINE DOHRN – RACHEL LAFOREST – MITCHEL COHEN

Listen to STEAL THIS RADIO SHOW November 18, 2013. Benefit for WBAI. Recorded in NYC before a live and interactive audience. EXCERPT: Bill Ayers & President Barack Obama Bernardine, Bill, Mitchel, & Rachel

CHECHEN TERRORISTS & THE NEOCONS

BY COLEEN ROWLEY The revelation that the family of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings was from Chechnya prompted new speculation about the attack as Islamic terrorism. Less discussed was the history of U.S. NeoCons supporting Chechen terrorists as a strategy to weaken Russia. Coleen Rowley, retired FBI agent and former chief division […]