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Clear It With Sidney

The best of the week’s news by Lindsay Beyerstein

Clear It with Sidney

Sidney's Picks: Middle Names, Security Theater, and Grocery Armageddon

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Clint Budd, Creative Commons. 

The Best of the Week’s News: 

  • Workers have to be paid for standing in security lines, California Supreme Court rules. 
     
  • No middle name? No visa! The Trump’s new dirty trick to exclude immigrants. 
     
  • What happens to workers when two organic grocery stores implode? The latest from Sara DiNatale, participant in Hillman’s Reporting the U.S. Workplace program.
     
  • Trump’s budget strips all funding from Stars and Stripes, the editorially independent newspaper of the U.S. military. 
     
  • Even short-term foster stays can be brutal for kids.

Hillman Foundation Announces New Grants for Reporting on the U.S. Workplace

 

As part of our effort to improve coverage of working people, union organizing, and the workplace, the Hillman Foundation will be awarding reporting grants to support ambitious, timely, under-covered stories about the U.S. workplace. Grants will be awarded on a rolling basis in amounts up to $5000. 

Check this page for full program details and to submit your proposal online.

Sidney's Picks: Instacart Union, Immigration Courts, and Grizzly Bears

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Ania Tunzel Photography, Creative Commons. 

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Sidney's Picks: 12 Dead In MS, IRS Whistleblower, Labor Law Woes

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Kate Ter Haar, Creative Commons. 

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Sidney's Picks: Radioactive Fracking Justice, Bezos, and Saudi Arabia

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Eric Gustafson, Creative Commons. 

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Sidney's Picks: Taxis, Twitter vs. Facebook, and Philly Shames Bad Businesses

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Richard Burger, Creative Commons. 

Sidney’s Picks: 

Sidney's Picks: 150 Million Indians Strike, Hong Kong Workers Flock to Unions, and Parrots are Communists

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Papooga, Creative Commons: Baby African Grey parrots sharing some strawberries. 

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Sidney's Picks: Climate Change Super-Charges Wildfires, Racist Cop Out

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Ninian Reid, Mallacoota, Australia, Jan 2, 2020, Creative Commons.

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Happy New Year from the Sidney Hillman Foundation!

Sidney's Picks: RIP Philoine Hillman Fried (1917 - 2019)

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Philoine Hillman Fried. Courtesy of the Hillman family. 

  • It is with great sadness that we report that Sidney Hillman’s daughter, Philoine, passed away on Sunday. Deepest condolences from all of us at the Sidney Hillman Foundation. She was a remarkable woman and we will miss her.

 

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