Experiments with truth: 9/7/11

    • In what organizers are proclaiming to be the largest social protest in Israel’s history, hundreds of thousands took to the streets of Tel Aviv and other cities Saturday night to protest the high cost of living in the country and demand government action.
    • Workers across Italy went on strike yesterday as the center-right government of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi rushed to secure parliamentary backing for austerity measures vital to keep European Central Bank support.
    • More than 100 jailed Bahraini activists – including doctors who treated injured protesters during months of anti-government protests and crackdowns in the Gulf kingdom – are on hunger strike.


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