Experiments with truth: 4/28/10

    • Seven environmental activists were arrested after they chained themselves to a railroad outside of a coal mine in Wales.
    • Women gathered in Washington, D.C. yesterday in their most revealing tops, protesting an Iranian cleric who said female immodesty causes earthquakes.
    • UNC students walked out of a speech and protested conservative politician Tom Tancredo, in particular his stance on immigration. Demonstrators shouted, “Education not deportation!”
    • Thousands of students across New Jersey walked out of class yesterday to protest budget cuts.
    • Telecom employees in India are on hunger strike after their company transferred many workers to rural areas and refused to transfer them back per an accord.


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