Michael Ratner—the renowned civil rights lawyer who sued Donald Rumsfeld over the United States' use of torture, defended whistleblower Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, and oversaw a lawsuit that successfully eradicated the NYPD's controversial "stop and frisk" practice—died from complications of cancer in Manhattan on Wed
I've never heard of him before reading the article. He was just as great as Daniel Berrigan. I wish Ratner won his lawsuits. Donald Rumsfeld would be prosecuted for war crimes along with the 2 Bushes, Obama, Reagan & the 2 Clintons.
A great man, a real hero, and one of the best role models ever. What force in the universe "takes" Pete Seeger, Father Berrigan, and Ratner (et al.) and leaves pieces of **** like Kissinger, Cheney, kristol, Rumsfeld (et al.)?