Clear It With Sidney

Notes on journalism for the common good, by Lindsay Beyerstein

Sidney's Picks: Eviction, Marriage, Flint, and Fiery Death

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The Best of the Week’s News

Sidney's Picks: Labor Reporting, Scalia's Junkets, and Immigration Prisons

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The Best of the Week’s News

  • Why labor reporting matters more than ever.
     
  • How Donald Trump hacked American democracy. 
     
  • Atonin Scalia sure loved his junkets–the conservative justice took a free trip every 2 weeks for a decade. 
     
  • Help Hillman Prize-winner Seth Freed Wessler expose deadly immigration prisons. 
     
  • Workers at New York’s legendary B&H camera store say they face unsafe working conditions
     

Sidney's Picks: Occupy Juaréz, Donald vs. Francis

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  • Workers in Ciudad Juárez are holding an historic sit-in strike for a 50 cent raise from the Lexmark maquiladora. 
     
  • Captured: People in Prison Drawing People Who Should Be
     
  • First El Chapo, now El Papa: Donald Trump is beefing with the pope. 
     
  • What Antonin Scalia’s death means for Friedrichs, a critical case for organized labor. 
     

Sidney's Picks: Teachers, Bloody Semicolons, and the Great Migration

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Sidney's Picks: Chipotle Truthers, Uber Drivers, and Zika

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

Sidney's Picks: Parrots, PTSD, and the Fraternal Order of Police

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  • God is a Parrot”: How psittacines help veterans conquer PTSD.
     
  • Hillman Prize-winner Seth Freed-Wessler shines a light on deaths in immigration detention. Support his ongoing investigation.
     
  •  Drug shortages lead to hidden health care rationing.
     
  • A hacker has exposed the private data of the nation’s biggest police union
     

Sidney's Picks

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Sidney's Picks: Dark Money, Canuckophobia, and Free Harvard

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Sidney's Picks: Lead Poisoning, SAT Angst, Vanilla ISIS, and other Perils of Modern Life

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Sidney's Picks: Budget Bust for Big Business, GOP Islamophobia, and Invisible Street Kids

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