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The best of the week’s news by Lindsay Beyerstein

Sidney's Picks: Hidden Graves and Slow Meat

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A memorial to the victims of the Kamloops residential school, GoToVan, Creative Commons. 

The Best of the Week’s News:

  • Amazon workers are more likely to get hurt on the job. (WaPo) 
     
  • Survivors call for action, but a lack of records stalls efforts to identify the Indigenous children found in 215 unmarked graves at a former Canadian residential school. (CBC)
     
  • A whistleblower warned that residential schools were death traps in 1922, but the Canadian government ignored him, so he became an investigative journalist, and the public ignored him, too. (Tyee) 
     
  • Trump let meatpackers unsafely accelerate their lines during COVID, now Biden is telling them to slow down. (HuffPo)
     
  • More twists in the Sidney-winning investigation into Florida’s only lead smelter. (TB Times)