Rania Khalek is an independent journalist reporting on the underclass and marginalized. She's written for Extra, Salon, Truthout, AlterNet, In These Times and more. For more of her work check out her blog, Dispatches from the Underclass.
Was this "shoutdown" an abrogation of free speech or a necessary moment of speaking truth to power?
When a prisoner faces the execution chamber four times in one year, is it not cruel and unusual punishment?