Experiments with truth: 5/21/09

    • Hundreds of Tamils protest outside of White House
    • 40 high school students suspended for launching a campus walk-out and protest over the firing of two teachers in Walla Walla, Washington
    • London taxi drivers protest £3 parking fee to use bathrooms
    • Hundreds of laid-off Cisco janitors plan protest outside supply chain conference where Cisco executives are scheduled to speak
    • A reverend in Chicago is fasting to raise concern about the violence in Chicago
    • Thousands of university students in Venezuela marched to protest government budget cuts in education
    • Canola farmers in Australia protest the growing of genetically modified canola with a two day fasting vigil


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    The coronavirus pandemic has made brilliant Iraqi occupation literature relatable for the first time to a wider American public living in quarantine.

    • Feature

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