Sidney's Picks: ER Catch-22, Tax Cut Follies, and Fat Leonard | Hillman Foundation

Clear It With Sidney

Notes on journalism for the common good, by Lindsay Beyerstein

Sidney's Picks: ER Catch-22, Tax Cut Follies, and Fat Leonard

Photo credit: 

Michael B., Creative Commons. 

The Best of the Week’s News

  • Insurers exploit the ER Catch-22: You don’t know if it’s an emergency unless you go to the ER 
     
  • The GOP tax cuts are draining the treasury even faster than expected. 
     
  • Green Card veteran starts hunger strike to protest impending deportation. 
     
  • How “Fat Leonard” infiltrated the Navy’s 7th Fleet with spectacular bribes