Experiments with truth: 4/20/11

    • On Monday, 21 activists were arrested after hundreds occupied the Department of Interior’s headquarters in Washington D.C. to call for the abolition of offshore oil drilling, coal mining and tar sands extraction.
    • On Monday, Tax Day protests were held in some 300 cities. Many protesters focused their attention on Bank of America, Wells Fargo and Google for avoiding to pay their full share of taxes by using tax code loopholes.
    • Trade unions at the Polish coal company Jastrzebska Spolka Weglowa (JSW) in southern Poland launched a one-day strike on Monday morning and threatened to block the transport of coal from the mines to protest government privatization plans.


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