January 2022 | Hillman Foundation

Clear It With Sidney

The best of the week’s news by Lindsay Beyerstein

January 2022

Sidney's Picks: The End of the Line for a Child-Jailing Judge

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Truthout, Creative Commons.

Best of the Week’s News:

Sidney's Picks: Kroger Workers Going Hungry; Art Institute of Chicago Votes to Unionize

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Art Institute of Chicago by Wally Gobetz, Creative Commons.

The Best of the Week’s News:

Sidney's Picks: Union-Busting Goldmine Merger & Starbucks Walkout

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Bullion Vault, Creative Commons.

Best of the Week’s News:

  • When two giant gold mines merged, miners paid the price. (High Country News, Hillman Grantee) 
     
  • Workers at the nation’s only unionized Starbucks walked off the job this week over Covid safety concerns. (Buffalo News) 
     
  • Canadian officials reach a $31.5 billion deal to compensate Indigenous kids put in foster care unnecessarily. (WaPo)
     
  • Comics creators at Image Comics vote to certify their historic union. (Gizmodo)
     
  • National Labor Relations Board rules that the New York Times illegally interfered with union organizing by tech workers. (Reuters)