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Notes on journalism for the common good
by Lindsay Beyerstein

#Sidney's Picks: LA's Fight For Fifteen Poised to Win Big

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Los Angeles Poised to Raise Minimum Wage to $15/hr by 2020

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Massive International Diploma Scam Exposed

As this year's graduates are celebrating their hard-earned degrees, the New York Times has exposed a massive faux diploma scam shipping pseudo-sheepskins to slackers worldwide. Continue reading...

Sidney’s Picks: Watch the 2015 Hillman Prize Speeches

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Scenes from the 2015 Hillman Prizes

The 65th-Annual Hillman Prizes were a night to remember. In this image Bryan Stevenson, Founder of the Equal Justice Institute, gives an unforgettable acceptance speech for the inaugural George Barrett Award for Public Interest Law.  Continue reading...

Remembering Citizen Barrett

On Tuesday night, the Sidney Hillman Foundation will present the first annual George "Citizen" Barrett Award for Public Service Law to Bryan Stevenson for his tireless efforts to secure justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Continue reading...

Sidney's Picks: Six Baltimore Cops Charged in Freddie Gray's Death

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Children's Place Agrees to Pay $2 Million to Rana Plaza Survivors Fund

The Children's Place, a retailer whose goods were being made in the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh at the time of its 2013 collapse, has agreed to pay $2 million to a fund to help survivors of the catastrophe. The deal was brokered by Workers United SEIU.Continue reading...