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Clear It With Sidney

The best of the week’s news by Lindsay Beyerstein

July 2024

Sidney's Picks: JD Vance's Venmo Buddies

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The Best of the Week’s News

  • Trump claims the Republicans are pro-worker, but Project 2025 would devastate labor. (NV Current) 
  • Trump’s “populist” VP pick J.D. Vance left his Venmo public, revealing his ties to the elite. (Wired)
  • Russian court convicts WSJ reporter Evan Gershkovich on bogus charges of espionage. (WaPo)
  • The rise of the “union curious”: New report finds young workers most receptive to unionization. (EPI)
  • Elon Musk spreads election fraud lies, pledges $180 million to reelect Trump. (MoJo)

Sidney's Picks: Project 2025 is Trump's Real Campaign Platform

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Thomas Hawk, Creative Commons. 

The Best of the Week’s News

Sidney's Picks: Biden Announces New Heat Protection Rules for Workers

  • Biden announces new heat protections for workers, takes climate change deniers to task. (NYT)
  • How the Supreme Court’s presidential immunity ruling sets the stage for dictatorship. (Vox)
  • Reporter finds passion for journalism behind bars, exposes neglectful prison health system. (NYT)
  • “Some folks need killing!”: NC GOP gubernatorial candidate calls for political violence as “a matter of necessity.” (TNR)
  • Iran condemns labor leader to death. (VOA)