February 2021 | Hillman Foundation

Clear It With Sidney

The best of the week’s news by Lindsay Beyerstein

February 2021

Sidney's Picks: Deregulation & Amazon Vote-a-Rama

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The McDonald’s Pan-Opticon, Mozart, Creative Commons. 

The Best of thte Week’s News:

  • Electricity deregulation cost Texans $28 billion extra over 20 years. (WSJ)
     
  • The Senate Parliamentarian rules that a $15 minimum wage can’t be part of the COVID relief package. (Rolling Stone)
     
  • U.S. labor law is broken, but what would an Amazon union drive look like under Canadian labor law? (Nation, Jacobin)
     
  • Amazon-owned Twitch bans Amazon’s union-busting ads. (Vice)
     
  • Hillman board member Danny Glover joined voting Amazon workers  in Alabama. (Portside)
     
  • Amazon accused of meddling with mysterious mailbox and McDonald’s surveilled organizing workers. (Vice) 

Sidney's Picks: Texas Electric Grid, Amazon's Traffic Lights, and Creeping Uberization

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CIA del foto, Creative Commons.

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Sidney's Picks: Pandemic Pain in PA; A Union Future for Amazon?

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Creative Commons, Rob Swaski, scene from rural Pennsylvania. 

The Best of the Week’s News:

Sidney's Picks: Amazon Union Vote & Death on the Line

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The Globe in the New York Daily News Building, Wally Gobetz, Creative Commons.

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