Sidney's Picks: Chloroquine, Cruises, and Coronavirus | Hillman Foundation

Clear It With Sidney

Notes on journalism for the common good, by Lindsay Beyerstein

Sidney's Picks: Chloroquine, Cruises, and Coronavirus

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Used with the kind permission of Dissent. 

The Best of the Week’s News

  • The inside scoop on Trump’s crackpot plan to flood the nation will millions of dosesof hydroxychloroquine, an unproven treatment for Covid-19 that seems to kill patients. (Vanity Fair, AP)
     
  • 21% of all cruise ships had at least one case of coronavirus, and 65 passengers died, according to a new analysis. (Miami Herald)
     
  • NewsGuild’s Nastaran Mohit: Organizing in a pandemic (Teen Vogue)
     
  • Hillman board member Danny Glover, the son of two union postal workers, warns that black families would be hardest-hit by the privatization of the Post Office. (USA Today)
     
  • From farm workers to call center reps–interviews with dozens of frontline workers (Dissent)