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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    • Q&A

    Why Indigenous activists are occupying the Hamptons until Thanksgiving

    November 20, 2020

    As a leader of Sovereignty Camp 2020, Shinnecock attorney Tela Troge discusses why they are protesting a lawsuit by New York state.

    • Analysis

    How cultural rituals and healing ceremonies can strengthen our movements

    November 18, 2020

    Traditional dances, songs and prayers create space for healing traumatic experiences and building solidarity between Black and Brown communities.