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Experiments with truth: 11/25/09

In China, more than 1,000 people took to the streets in a district of Guangzhou to protest against the building of a waste incinerator near their homes.

In China, more than 1,000 people took to the streets in a district of Guangzhou to protest against the building of a waste incinerator near their homes.

  • Over 250,000 public sector workers in Ireland, including teachers, nurses and civil servants, went on strike on Tuesday in protest against government plans to cut pay and prevent the national debt from spiraling out of control.
  • The first education sector strike in France since the beginning of the academic year got underway Tuesday. The educational professionals were joined by striking postal workers, who are protesting the privatisation of postal services.