Experiments with truth: 6/8/09

    • Environmental activists from the Thames Valley Climate Action group protested a UK engineering firm that’s submitted a bid to build the nation’s first coal fired power plant in 30 years.
    • More than 30 people gathered to protest the demolition of Tiger Stadium, the historic Detroit ballpark built in 1912 and vacant since 1999. Preservationists would like a portion of it saved as a city landmark.
    • South African miners, totaling more than 300,000, are preparing for a nationwide strike in an effort to increase wages.
    • Students and environmentalists staged rallies all across Indonesia to mark Environment Day and raise public awareness to the country’s major environment issues.


    Recent Stories

    • Feature

    The Little Big Union joins the growing movement to transform fast food

    April 22, 2019

    Using “solidarity union” tactics, workers at a popular Portland burger chain have launched a union to fight for their basic labor rights.

      How Sudan’s protesters upped the ante and forced al-Bashir from power

      April 17, 2019

      The Sudanese people took to the streets for more than a struggling economy. They were calling for freedom, peace, justice and the downfall of the regime.

      • Analysis

      Progressive coalition boycotts ‘woke-washing’ of San Francisco event space

      April 13, 2019

      Activists are confronting a San Francisco event space with a self-proclaimed “social justice” mission over gentrification and its owner’s outspoken Zionism.