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Experiments with truth: 9/26/11

  • More than 2,000 “Moving Planet” clean-energy demonstrations took place on Saturday around the world – at UN Headquarters in New York, in all 50 U.S. states and in 175 countries.
  • Thousands of registered nurses, clad in bright red scrubs, marched across Oakland Thursday in what organizers called the largest nursing strike in U.S. history.
  • Saudi activists in the eastern city of Qatif took to the streets on Friday to rally against police harassing female protesters and in support for the ongoing Bahraini revolution.
  • In Indonesia, six activists camped outside the Yogyakarta provincial legislature marked the third day of their hunger strike on Friday in protest against the detention of Tukijo, a farmer arrested for opposing an iron mine in Kulon Progo in Yogyakarta.