Experiments with truth: 8/12/11

    • More than 60 waiters, busboys and other workers at the Loeb Boathouse in Central  Park went on strike Tuesday, vowing to picket outside the tourist attraction and  city landmark until they’re allowed to form a union.
    • On Monday, about 50 opponents of the abolition of free access to the Internet in Czech libraries, which the Interior Ministry is pondering as an austerity measure, held a protest meeting in front of the ministry.


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