Experiments with truth: 5/22/09

    • Fourteen activists shut down a coal digger at an Australian power plant
    • Three University students in New Zealand were suspended for burning the NZ flag as part of an anti-war protest on Anzac Day
    • NAACP considering a boycott and protest march at NASCAR events to force ban on Confederate flag
    • Argentine oil company forced to shut down operations after month long blockade by Indians protecting ancestral land from developmen
    • More than 200 students in Venice CA staged a sit-in to support the LA teachers union, who have been banned from striking
    • Fifteen activists were arrested outside of Rep. Rick Boucher’s office for holding a sit-in to protest his support for coal
    • Climate protesters gathered outside Tennessee Rep. Bart Gordon’s office to express opposition to the Cap and Trade bill going through Congress


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