Experiments with truth: 5/3/10

    • Thousands gathered to march in Havana, Cuba on Saturday for International Workers Day, also known as May Day.
    • Separatists staged a sit-in in India on Saturday to demand the creation of a separate state of Vidarbha.
    • About two hundred Socialist lawmakers and supporters began a hunger strike in Albania this weekend to demand a recount of an allegedly rigged election.
    • Protests continue in Greece in the face of extreme budget cuts as the economy verges on collapse.
    • Italian unions shut down opera houses this weekend to protest an emergency decree that would affect arts funding.
    • An Albuquerque woman was on day 16 of a hunger strike on Friday to raise awareness about refugees who flee violence for poverty in the U.S.


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    In times of rapid change, victory comes to those who train for it

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