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The best of the week’s news by Lindsay Beyerstein

Sidney's Picks: James Turns Up the Heat on Trump

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The Best of the Week’s News:

  • New York AG Tish James announced that her office is joining a criminal probe into the Trump Organization, a rare cooperation between the AG and DA Cy Vance. (CNN, NPR)
  • The trustees of UNC took the extraordinary step of refusing tenure to distinguished journalist and Hillman Prize-winner Nikole Hannah-Jones, a move a board member attributed to “politics.” (NC Policy Watch)  
  • Amazon tells workers to chill out from the crushing pace and constant surveillance with the AmaZen meditation program. (Vice)
  • A $9/hr job as a port-a-potty attendant pulled Dawn Woudenberg out of homelessness and helped her save lives from ODs. (WaPo)
  • The Supreme Court is gearing up to kill Roe v. Wade. (