When Wally Pfister, winner for cinematography for “Inception,” thanked his “fantastic union crew!” it was a moment of solidarity last night at the Oscars. Unions got applause elsewhere when mentioned as well.

Meanwhile, back in Wisconsin a small and important emotional victory:

In a victory ““ at least a symbolic one ““ for Wisconsin’s public employee unions, the Capitol authorities announced on Sunday that demonstrators could continue their all-night sleepovers in the building and would not be forcibly ejected or arrested.

The fight goes on.

“The whole world is watching! The whole world is watching!”