Sidney's Picks: Baby Chicks Smother as USPS Cuts Cause Backlog | Hillman Foundation

Clear It With Sidney

Notes on journalism for the common good, by Lindsay Beyerstein

Sidney's Picks: Baby Chicks Smother as USPS Cuts Cause Backlog

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Fui, Creative Commons. 

The Best of the Week’s News:

  • Baby chicks smother and rot in their packages as Trump’s cuts plunge a major USPS sorting facility into chaos and squalor. (LA Times)
     
  • Some Friends: Posh Brooklyn Friends day school claims unions are against their “Quaker values.” (In These Times)
     
  • Meatpacking plants were warned for years to get ready for a pandemic, now they say they couldn’t have known. (ProPublica)
     
  • Kids are being stashed in hotels in a shadow immigration system. (WHYY)
     
  • Millions struggle to survive without their $600/wk pandemic UI supplement. (Guardian)