Experiments with truth: 9/3/09

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    A thousand human-shaped ice sculptures melted away in a Berlin square yesterday, as part of an effort by the World Wildlife Fund to draw attention to melting ice caps in Greenland and Antarctica.
    • Groups of Climate Campers in London marched towards the head offices of BP and Shell on Tuesday to protest the mining of tar sands in Canada. They were led by indigenous Canadian activists chanting: “When I say BP, you say criminal”. See a photo-set from the various actions.
    • Residents of Denton, Texas demonstrated in front of City Hall on Tuesday to protest nearby natural gas drilling, which they say is endangering the environment and their health.


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    Remembering Rev. Richard Deats, a life-long peace movement leader and influential teacher of nonviolence

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    • Feature

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    With the Line 3 and Dakota Access pipelines threatening Indigenous land, youth from the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes ran 2,000 miles to deliver a powerful message to the new administration.