Clear It With Sidney

Notes on journalism for the common good, by Lindsay Beyerstein

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

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Katrina vanden Huevel by Clark Jones, Sidney Hillman Foundation. 

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Sidney's Picks: Feds to Ditch Private Prisons

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lgwigg, Creative Commons.

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

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Johnny Silvercloud, Creative Commons. 

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

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Office of Governor Dan Malloy of CT, Creative Commons.

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

Sidney's Picks: Purvi Patel, Sketchy Sperm Banks, and Foreclosure Frauds

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Grace Herbert, Creative Commons.

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Sidney's Picks: OSHA, Trump's White Supremacist Buds, and Sushi Skullduggery

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Lunch or evidence? Photo by Su-Lin, Creative Commons. 

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Sidney's Picks: Dallas Shooting, Black Lives, and White Blindness

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Dallas skyline, by Barn&Col, Creative Communs. 

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

Sidney's Picks: A New Trial for Adnan, A Legend of New Journalism, and a Long March

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Diacritical, Creative Commons. 

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

Sidney's Picks: Private Prison Confidential & The Other Smoke Inhalation Lobby

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UMWomen, Creative Commons. A giant puppet flaps in the breeze at a protest outside a Corrections Corporation of America facility in Texas. Shane Bauer went undercover as a CCA guard in Louisiana. 

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

Sidney's Picks: Bloodlust, Zika, and Paranoia

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The logo of the private security company that employed the Orlando shooter, via wikipedia. 

The Best of the Week’s News

  • I will satisfy my bloodlust: The Orlando shooter’s private security firm ignored warnings about two other killers
     
  • In the shadow of Zika
     
  • Trump peddles another conspiracy theory, protester paranoia grips his followers
     
  • Clinton garners the endorsement of the AFL-CIO, the nation’s largest labor union

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