August 2, 2019
Sidney's Picks: Kentucky Miners Occupy the Tracks; California Might Reform the Gig Economy
“Canary in a Coal Mine,” by Thomas Hawk, Creative Commons.
The Best of the Week’s News
- Kentucky coal miners say they will keep blocking coal trains until they get paid by the Blackjewel mine. The mine sent out paychecks knowing they would bounce and failed to post a legally-required bond.
- “Military romance scams” ensnare lonely Americans on facebook.
- California bill could reform the gig economy to benefit workers.
- How one “outdoor cat” destroyed an entire bird sanctuary.