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Experiments with truth: 10/29/09

In San Francisco, about 200 people rallied in front of the 425 Market Street, where United HealthCare has clandestine offices. They then moved on to Blue Shield of California, where more than 30 people blocked the entrances, delaying workers coming to work and making a clear demand for insurance companies to get out of the way of health care.

In San Francisco, about 200 people rallied in front of the 425 Market Street, where United HealthCare has clandestine offices. They then moved on to Blue Shield of California, where more than 30 people blocked the entrances, delaying workers coming to work and making a clear demand for insurance companies to get out of the way of health care.

  • Tens of thousands of workers in Guinea went on strike Wednesday to mark the one-month anniversary of a massacre in which troops fatally shot pro-democracy demonstrators and raped women in broad daylight. Meanwhile, organizers said that dozens of people were going on a five-day hunger strike to protest the Sept. 28 violence in the West African nation.