Clear It With Sidney

Notes on journalism for the common good, by Lindsay Beyerstein

Sidney's Picks: Sick Leave Victory, New Trump Scandal & iNarc

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Sidney's Picks: Stillman Wins Genius Grant; SAT Shortchanges Students

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Sidney Hillman Foundation, 2012. 

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Sidney's Picks: Oysters of Death and Hasidic Psychiatry

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NYC Book Event: Johnny Copelyn on "Maverick Insider" 10/6 at 6:30pm

Former South African labor leader Johnny Copelyn will be discussing his new book, “Maverick Insider,” on Thursday, October 6 at 6:30pm. The book describes the role of labor unions in the dismantling of apartheid.

The event is hosted by the Sidney Hillman Foundation. It will take place at 1199 SEIU, 310 W. 43rd St. (btwn 8th and 9th Aves) in Manhattan. 

 

 

 

Sidney's Picks: When the PD Goes Broke; The Cat Worshippers of Nashville

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Sidney's Picks: Labor Day Edition

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Happy Labor Day, Brothers and Sisters!

  • Arizonans will vote on a $12/hr minimum wage in November, despite efforts to keep the question off the ballot
     
  • 10,000 workers accuse Chipotle of wage theft
     
  • If private sector unions were as strong today as they were in 1979, the average worker would earn $2704 more each year
     
  • Volkswagen must bargain with its skilled trades employees at UAW Local 42, the NLRB has ruled 

Sidney's Picks: The End of Federal Private Prisons and the Power of Investigative Reporting

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Sidney's Picks: Feds to Ditch Private Prisons

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Sidney's Picks: Michael Brown; Necessary Trouble; and Get That Baby Out of Here

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Sidney's Picks: CT Gov Nixes Ethics $$; Trump Channels McCarthy

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