Experiments with truth: 10/16/09

    14 demonstrators were arrested yesterday on criminal trespass charges during a sit-in inside a midtown Manhattan building where insurance giant United Health Group has offices.
    14 demonstrators were arrested yesterday on criminal trespass charges during a sit-in inside a midtown Manhattan building where insurance giant United Health Group has offices. Other sit-in actions took place across the country in Washington DC; Cleveland; Phoenix; Palm Beach, Fla.; Boston; Reno, Nev.; Portland, Ore.; and Los Angeles.
    • Tens of thousands of Mexican workers marched along Mexico City’s main Reforma avenue to the Zocalo square to protest the closure of a state-run power utility yesterday in a challenge to President Felipe Calderon’s plans to clean up the bloated public sector.
    • A group of small oil unions in Brazil are planning to close the state-run Petrobras headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, as well as prevent tankers from unloading cargoes at a nearby refinery in an effort to restart stalled talks.


    Recent Stories

    • Feature

    Climate activists across the Global South and North unite to stop the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline

    June 28, 2022

    As a movement born in Uganda and Tanzania arrives in the United States, activists are drawing strength from lessons of earlier pipeline battles.

    • Breaking News

    How to get involved in the mass mobilizations erupting after Roe overturned

    June 24, 2022

    Reproductive justice organizers are urging support for already-existing networks and abortion funds to subvert the Supreme Court ruling.

    • Analysis

    Organizers are reeling yet determined following Supreme Court’s dangerous expansion of gun rights

    June 24, 2022

    After celebrating the Senate’s gun control legislation, advocates are planning new actions in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling on concealed carry.