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This morning I returned from New Haven (Connecticut!) and still feel somewhat out of touch with the status of the workers ( and , in fact, most of RI).
Thanks to facebook, I learned about a fundraiser this Wednesday:
Thanks to google, I found a blog with clear Labor sympathy, and no less devotion to Comics and the "Decadence of Student life". (Sometimes I miss those days. )
I just finished Marta Acosta's Happy Hour At Casa Dracula. The writing struck me as a cross between Sara Paretsky and Jennifer Weiner, but the action is not in Philadelphia or Chicago, but in California (what parts I can't really say).