Experiments with truth: 7/16/10

    • Workers at Nokia’s Chennai factory in south India went on strike on Tuesday, demanding higher wages. The factory is a key hub for the manufacture of mobile handsets and employs 8,000 workers.
    • A recently established student movement pushing for reform of Taiwan’s assembly law, which restricts people’s right to demonstrate, announced their plan today to expand their ongoing sit-in protest at Taipei’s Liberty Square that began last Friday.


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