Music on strike!

From The Guardian: The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is striking against 20% pay cuts, which managers say are inevitable if they are to continue to exist in America’s ruined industrial heartland…. the players say that it is precisely because Detroit is hurting so badly that the excellence of the orchestra must be preserved. After all, what other hope has Detroit got? “It’s not can we exist in this wasteland?” McKay said. “It’s what happens to this wasteland without us?”

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