Experiments with truth: 10/6/10

    • Organizers with Environmental Justice Toronto unfurled a banner yesterday at Enbridge Day – a forum for investors – stating “Enbridge Invests in Oil Addiction: Community Resistance is the Cure.” Enbridge is asking investors to support the expansion of tar sands oil pipelines across North America despite a record of spills, accidents and breaks, including one of the largest spills in US history earlier this summer in Michigan.
    • The Union of Local Authorities in Israel organized demonstrations in intersections throughout the country on Tuesday, in conjunction with strikes to protest government budget cuts.


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