August 2019 | Hillman Foundation

Clear It With Sidney

Notes on journalism for the common good, by Lindsay Beyerstein

August 2019

Sidney's Picks: Vaccines, Coal, and the Service Industry

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Dr. Partha Sarathi Sahana, Creative Commons. 

The Best of the Week’s News: 

Sidney's Picks: 1619 and the Koch Safety Crisis

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Kevin Jarrett, Creative Commons. 

The Best of the Week’s News: 

  • The New York Times’ groundbreaking 1619 Project marks the 400th anniversary of slavery in America and traces its legacy to the present day 
     
  • An ICE officer steered his truck into a crowd of protesters that included children and a wheelchair user–then calmly parked and went to work
     
  • The worker safety crisis at Koch-owned Georgia Pacific 
     
  • How Gamergate touched off a new culture war 

Sidney's Picks: ICE Raids, Insulin, and A Fat Rideshare Raise

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Thomas Hawk, Creative Commons. 

The Best of the Week’s News: 

Sidney's Picks: Kentucky Miners Occupy the Tracks; California Might Reform the Gig Economy

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Canary in a Coal Mine,” by Thomas Hawk, Creative Commons.

The Best of the Week’s News