Gary Younge is an Alfred Knobler Fellow at The Nation Institute, columnist for The Guardian, broadcaster, and the author of, most recently, The Speech: The Story Behind Dr Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream (Haymarket). His next book, Another Day in the Death of America, will be published by Nation Books in October 2016. He writes the “Beneath the Radar” column for The Nation.
So much for freedom of speech, let alone thought.
The play My Name Is Rachel Corrie, directed in London by actor Alan Rickman anddue to open in New York City in March,
The play adapts the diaries of the 23-year-old woman from Seattle who wasmurdered inRafah in 2003, when she was deliberately run down by anIsraeli Defense Forces bulldozer. Rachel had traveled to the Gaza Strip during the last intifada as an activist for the International Solidarity Movement.