September 2021 | Hillman Foundation

Clear It With Sidney

The best of the week’s news by Lindsay Beyerstein

September 2021

Sidney's Picks: Hillman Foundation Welcomes New Judge, Jamelle Bouie

The Best of the Week’s News:

  • A warm welcome to Jamelle Bouie, the newest member of the Hillman Foundation’s distinguished panel of judges!
  • NY City Council quietly passes sweeping package to protect delivery workers. (Verge)
  • Nabisco workers back on the job after 5-week strike, with hard-won gains and lessons learned. (ITT, HuffPost, Willamette Week)
  • Prop 22 supporters appeal judge’s ruling that anti-worker law is unconstitutional. (Bloomberg Law)
  • Specious AZ  “audit” limps over the finish line, conceding that Biden won Arizona by more than the official margin. (AZ Central)

Sidney's Picks: Nabisco Strike & Taxing the Rich

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A Nabisco picket line. Wikimedia Commons

The Best of the Week’s News:

Sidney's Picks: Hidden Police Brutality; Organizing Gains

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Esmir Milavic, Creative Commons 2.0

The Best of the Week’s News:

Sidney's Picks: The Death of Roe & The Nabisco Strike

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Creative Commons.

Best of the Week’s News:

  • The Supreme Court kills Roe v. Wade quietly, on the shadow docket, by refusing to pause a Texas law that sics legal vigilantes on anyone who facilitates an abortion. (Rewire, NYTNY Mag)
  • Anti-vaxxers bearing zip ties confront high school principle, threatening to kidnap her. (WaPo)
  • Organizing Starbucks workers in Buffalo call on CEO to uphold eight fair election principles, as they look ahead to organizing one store at a time. (NYT, In These Times)
  • The national Nabisco strike heated up, with the company sending scabs to the Portland plant and workers halting rail deliveries. (NW Labor Press, Willamette Week)
  • Unprecedented rains kill at least 13 people in Brooklyn and Queens, drowning most in their basement apartments. (The City)