Experiments with truth: 10/1/10

    • A cement truck plastered with antibank slogans blocked the entrance to the Irish Parliament on Wednesday as tensions mounted over the country’s debt crisis and enormous bank bailouts. The side of the truck was painted with the words “Toxic Bank” next to the corporate logo of the government-owned Irish Anglo Bank. A billboard on the back said “all politicians should be sacked.” The brakes and electric cables had been cut, making it difficult to remove.
    • Greenpeace activists unfurled a banner calling on the EPA to “protect people not polluters” at the site of Coal Ash hearings at the Seelbach Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky on Tuesday.


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