Experiments with truth: 5/19/10

      • Residents of Madrid demonstrated on Monday in support of workers who are hurt by cyclical economic downturns.  They used the slogan, “Against the Europe of Capital, War, and Crisis.”
      • People planted 6,000 hands marked “1000” on a Rio de Janeiro beach in Brazil this past weekend in commemoration of the six million Jews killed in the Holocaust.  The planter-protesters are asking Brazil’s president to discuss human rights when he meets with Iran’s president, a Holocaust denier, later this week.
      • Last week, Mexicans in the town of Apaxco demonstrated against a toxic waste processing plant built in their town a year ago.
      • Several groups have recently gone on strike in Bolivia, calling for pay increases higher than President Evo Morales proposes.


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