Experiments with truth: 7/09/09

    Twelve members of Greenpeace were arrested for hanging a banner on South Dakota's Mount Rushmore yesterday to protest global warming as the G-8 summit in Italy begins.
    Twelve members of Greenpeace were arrested for hanging a banner on South Dakota's Mount Rushmore yesterday to protest global warming as the G-8 summit in Italy begins.
    • 70,000 South African construction workers began an indefinite strike on Wednesday, halting work at stadiums for the 2010 World Cup, to demand for a pay raise.
    • Fifteen demonstrators were arrested in front of the governor’s office in Sacramento, California yesterday when they refused to leave their protest against potential budget cuts to departments that serve the disabled.


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