Clear It With Sidney

Notes on journalism for the common good, by Lindsay Beyerstein

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Sidney's Picks: Private Prison Confidential & The Other Smoke Inhalation Lobby

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UMWomen, Creative Commons. A giant puppet flaps in the breeze at a protest outside a Corrections Corporation of America facility in Texas. Shane Bauer went undercover as a CCA guard in Louisiana. 

Sidney’s Picks: The Best of the Week’s News

Sidney's Picks: Bloodlust, Zika, and Paranoia

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The Best of the Week’s News

  • I will satisfy my bloodlust: The Orlando shooter’s private security firm ignored warnings about two other killers
     
  • In the shadow of Zika
     
  • Trump peddles another conspiracy theory, protester paranoia grips his followers
     
  • Clinton garners the endorsement of the AFL-CIO, the nation’s largest labor union

Sidney's Picks: Scientology, Deadbeat Donald, and the Stanford Rapist

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Sidney’s Picks: The Best of the Week’s News

  • Scientology and Goldman Sachs team up to teach morality. What could go wrong?
     
  • Donald Trump is the anti-Lannister. He never pays his debts.
     
  • CNN’s Ashleigh Banfield explains why she read the Stanford rape victim’s impact statement on the air
     
  • A defense attorney explains how defendants like the Stanford Rapist work the system for lighter sentences
     
  • How Margaret Sanger myths are used to shame black women

Sidney's Picks: Uber's Sup-Prime Caper, "Both Sides-ism," and Walmart

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Sidney’s Picks: The Best of the Week’s News

Sidney's Picks: McDonald's, Yelp, and Salon

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Sidney’s Picks: The Best of the Week’s News

Sidney's Picks: Verizon Strike, Mass Graves, and Skid Row

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The Best of the Week’s News

Sidney's Picks: The Olive Garden, H2 Visas, and the Workers Unite! Film Festival

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The Best of the Week’s News

Sidney's Picks: Sex Work, Surveillance, and a Socialist Mayor for London

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Sidney’s Picks: The Best of the Week’s News

  • Should sex work be legal?
     
  • London elects Sadiq Khan, the city’s first socialist Muslim mayor
     
  • A political scientist explains why Donald Trump is a weak general election candidate
     
  • The FBI orders cops to manufacture fictitious chain of evidence to hide surveillance
     

Sidney's Picks: McDonald's, Antisemitism, and Waterboarding

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Fight for Fifteen Rally at McDonald’s in Times Square, Lindsay Beyerstein, All Rights Reserved. 

 

Sidney’s Picks: The Best of the Week’s News
 

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