Experiments with truth: 6/12/09

    Nine Greenpeace activists in the Czech Republic scaled a smokestack at a coal-fueled power plant on Wednesday and unfurled a banner that read "Stop CO2." Four of the protesters spent the night on the power plantbefore descending.
    Nine Greenpeace activists in the Czech Republic scaled a smokestack at a coal-fueled power plant on Wednesday and unfurled a banner that read "Stop CO2." Four of the protesters spent the night on the power plantbefore descending.
    • Close to 6,000 people marched in Manila on Wednesday to protest any attempt to amend the constitution and scrap next year’s presidential election.
    • Bus drivers in China’s Bazhong City went on strike over low wages, but returned to their posts when the municipal government agreed to negotiate a pay increase.


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