Experiments with truth: 5/24/10

    • Hundreds of public sector workers marched to protest right-wing President Sebastián Piñera’s first state of the union address in Valparaíso, Chile, where the national Congress is located.
      • Warehouse workers marched through Boston yesterday to protest unfair contract practices at Shaw’s supermarkets.
      • 70 employees at a Fabco plant in Windsor, Canada walked off the job in a wildcat strike last Wednesday to support a colleague who was abruptly suspended the week before.
      • Victims of landslides by Attabad Lake in Pakistan ended their sit-in on Saturday after reaching a relief-package compromise with the government.
      • Hundreds protested the screening of a film at the Cannes Film Festival in France on Friday.  “Outside the Law” depicts French atrocities against Algerians and is alleged to be ‘anti-French.’


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      Unable to claim title to homes they paid to own, Salvadorans unite to fight developers for land rights

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      A new campaign for land rights is working to end the decades-old practice in El Salvador that has denied more than 350,000 families title to their property.