Well, according to WordPress, this week marks both my 100th post and my 40,000th hit.
So far, the celebration has been muted — it involved only a (possibly temporary) change of theme and tagline.
But if you read the blog, this seems like an opportune time for me to invite you to consider subscribing, using the button on the right-hand side of the screen.
That’s it; celebration’s over. Time to get back to work.
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Probably many of you checking in nowadays are looking for news about the Support Staff strike. So let me take a moment to pass you on to the excellent strike blog at: http://strike2011.wordpress.com. In particular, if you haven’t had the chance to read it, I recommend the essay by Ryan Patrick Way that the blog featured in its first post. That essay happily starts to crunch some of the relevant numbers, bringing a welcome measure of empirical data to one’s understanding of the negotiations. The blog also features a useful explanation of the union’s current bargaining position, in layman’s terms
In the next day or two, I hope to discuss some of the current initiatives undertaken by student organizations, in light of the current election campaign.