Mabrouk!

These days: All eyes on Egypt, including yours truly’s. Sometimes, being a plugged-in “global citizen” is rather encouraging. (Beyond Al-Jazeera, I’ve especially appreciated Nicholas Kristof’s reliably excellent coverage for the New York Times.)

Strike at l’Association

It seems there’s an employee strike at the seminal French comics publisher l’Association. Emails sent to them are met with an auto-response with the following wording: “Nous, salariés de L’Association, décidons de nous mettre en grève et d’occuper les locaux à partir de ce lundi 10 janvier 2011 à 13h00, et ce pour une durée…