Experiments with truth: 3/17/10

    • Opposition protesters in Thailand poured bottles of their own blood at the offices and home of the prime minister today, vowing to remain camped out in the capital until he resigns and new elections are called.
    • Three Greenpeace activists targeted a vessel operated by an energy consortium off the coast of Liguria in northern Italy yesterday that endangers a nearby whale sanctuary. They painted “Balene Finite” (The End of Whales) on the side of the vessel before boarding it and unfurling a banner reading “Fine del Santuario” (The End of the Sanctuary).


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