Archive for February, 2009

Burning for all ocassions

February 28, 2009

Here’s a toxic industrial action seen for miles around in the skies of Grenoble this week. This is a standard union trick employed at just about any protest against layoffs in France. I’m sorry about the lost jobs at Caterpillar, but do toxic releases help anybody? Note that there is housing just tens of meters from the burning.

Also, I just learned this week that kids are taught the joys of burning as part of the carnaval celebration. Wow, this burning mentality goes much deeper than I realized.

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