Ramsey Clark Quotes

Who will protect the public when the police violate the law?

But we’re not a democracy. It’s a terrible misunderstanding and a slander to the idea of democracy to call us that. In reality, we’re a plutocracy: a government by the wealthy. Wealth has its way. The concentration of wealth and the division between rich and poor in the U.S. are unequaled anywhere. And think of […]

Most faults are not in our Constitution, but in ourselves.

There are few better measures of the concern a society has for its individual members and its own well being than the way it handles criminals.

Law must become the principal instrument of social change but it must move faster and more in a more responsive way to social needs. In the question of racial integration, for example, if we were to move at the same rate as the first nine years since the Supreme Court decision, it would take us […]

Turbulence is a life force. It is opportunity. Let’s love turbulence and use it for change.