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Experiments with truth: 6/22/11

  • A group of about 20 artists snuck into the Boston Museum of Fine Art last night with their works and turned the bathrooms in the new Art of the Americas wing into a make-shift gallery to protest the lack of attention on local artists.
  • Saturday marked the second International Day of Action Against the Tar Sands, as people in twenty US cities took action to expose the companies driving demand for the world’s most destructive industrial project and carbon polluter, such as fruit producers Dole and Chiquita.
  • An estimated 1,000 farm workers marched in Sacramento on June 16th to urge Gov. Brown to sign a bill that would protect farm worker safety. On Friday, the day after the bill went to the governor, a number of farm workers and their allies began a hunger strike.