Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Echoes from the Class War (Sep 13)

Greece: street clashes continue against the neocolonial imposition of brutal austerity (for the poor, not for the rich) ··> videos at PO: video 1, video 2 (Thessaloníki).

Germany: demonstration for Freedom not Fear, against government surveillance and control of the citizenry ··> video at PO

USA: Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant (Iowa) suffered a fire in July, apparently not related to the floods ··> EneNews.

Chile: Fascist attack, with police support, against Communist Party main see in Santiago leaves four injured ··> Disidente del Capitalismo[es].

Banners of the Communist Youth of Chile

Australia: teachers demonstrated in Sydney against government reactionary labor reforms ··> video at PO.

  • Birth control pill affects memory: women on the pill remember better the emotional aspects, while those not using it remember better the material details ··> SD.
  • 50 new exoplanets discovered in a row, 16 of them 'super-Earths' ··> BBC.
  • New evidence for a preferred direction of Spacetime challenges the Cosmological Principle (viewed on a sufficiently large scale, the properties of the Universe are the same for all observers) ··> PhysOrg.

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