Experiments with truth: 11/19/09

    UC tuition protest

    • Two priests and 25 tribal leaders from Mindoro Island (200 kilometres south of Manila) have gone a hunger strike to stop three nickel mine operations that will eventually cover almost 20 per cent of the island’s land mass.
    • After a 45-minute sit-in to protest budget cuts, SUNY students held a mock eulogy mourning many of the programs that could be eliminated.


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