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Experiments with truth: 9/27/10

  • Five Rainforest Action Network activists hung two billboard sized banners a downtown Minneapolis skyway during Thursday’s morning rush hour, calling attention to Cargill’s continuing role in the destruction of some of the world’s last remaining rainforests.
  • Some 300 female and male textile workers in the Northern Iranian city of Rasht staged a rally across the governor’s mansion to demand seven months of back wages.
  • In northern Uganda, Limu residents have begun planting cassava, yams, sugarcane, and potatoes in the middle of a road that leads to Gulu University to protest its atrocious condition.