Sidney's Picks: Lead Poisoning and Amazon BottleGate
Vintage lead paint ad. Consumers could send away for this coloring book to teach children about the miracle of lead as an additive.
The Best of the Week’s News:
- These reporters became lead inspectors to expose a Florida smelter that was poisoning workers. (Tampa Bay Times)
- Amazon denied that its employees have to pee in bottles, but emails confirm the company knows about that, and worse. (Vice, Intercept)
- The NLRB says Amazon can’t have a company mailbox for union election ballots, but they do. (More Perfect Union)
- Ian Manuel survived 18 years in solitary confinement, a term that started when he was 14 years old. (NYT)
- Did CNN air staged footage of a migrant border crossing? (American Prospect)