Experiments with truth: 6/1/09

    • Jews of color protested the Israeli government’s overwhelming financial support for institutions representing European or Ashkenazi culture, while Mizrahim Jews and Palestinians represent the majority.
    • Arab Israelis forced the rejection of a bill that required them take a loyalty oath to the Jewish state by warning parliament of their plan to use civil disobedience on a massive scale.
    • 7,000 indigenous activists gathered in Peru on Friday to support the thousands of Amazon Indians who have been on strike for over a month to stop their land from being opened up to private investors.
    • Tenants of dilapidated apartment buildings in Harlem held a rally last Thursday calling on mortgage-lenders Fannie Mae to hold landlords responsible for improving conditions.


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