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Experiments with truth: 5/14/10

  • Thousands rallied at the Victoria legislature in Canada last week called for greater protection of wild salmon and friendlier aquafarming methods.
  • About two hundred protesters marched through Reno, Nevada against what they say is an epidemic of local jobs going to out-of-state workers. Nevada’s unemployment rate is 13.4%, the second highest in the country.
  • Protesters gathered in twenty cities throughout the U.S. on Wednesday against the BP oil spill.  They called for the government to seize BP’s assets in order to pay for the damage of the Gulf Coast spill.
  • Disabled athletes protested in New Delhi Wednesday, calling for better management and training facilities for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in India.