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Clear It With Sidney

Notes on journalism for the common good, by Lindsay Beyerstein

Sidney's Picks: The Death Track and COVID Tiger King

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Meme spotted on the web this week. 

  • “ ‘Essential worker’ just means you’re on the death track,” a slaughterhouse worker who caught coronavirus speaks out. [USA Today] 
  • The “Tiger King” park reopens to huge crowds, raising concerns that cubs are being exposed to COVID-19, which tigers can catch. [National Geographic] 
  • How to talk about racial disparities in COVID-19 without reinforcing racism.  [New England Journal of Medicine] 
  • A new federal investigation has found that Indiana officials improperly exonerated Amazon after a worker was crushed by a forklift. [Reveal]
  • Hillman’s own Jelani Cobb on why Stacey Abrams would like to be Vice-President. [New Yorker]
  • The Supreme Court is making it easier for police officers to kill people and get away with it. [Reuters]