Experiments with truth: 10/11/10

    • Environmental campaigners planted trees, collected rubbish and rallied against pollution on Sunday for what is being billed as the world’s biggest day of climate-change activism. Some 7,000 community events in 188 countries were logged for the Global Work Party.
    • Hundreds of scientists rallied outside Britain’s finance ministry on Saturday to protest planned government cuts they say will harm the country’s international reputation as a research hub.
    • UC Berkeley students and employees gathered for a rally in front of UC Berkeley’s Sproul Hall to protest rising student fees, cuts in the number of classes offered, and the state’s plan to cut $3 billion from education funding.
    • Thousands of people ringed Salt Lake City’s Temple Square on Thursday night to stage a silent protest against recent remarks by LDS apostle Boyd K. Packer that same-sex attraction is “impure and “unnatural.”
    • Two activists in Missoula, Montana were charged with “criminal mischief” after recently painting bike-lane symbols on the pavement of a particularly treacherous spot for bikers.


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