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The best of the week’s news by Lindsay Beyerstein

Sidney's Picks: Nabisco Strike & A Sketchy Police Algorithm

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An Oreo, Nabisco’s signature product, Mihoda, Creative Commons​

The Best of the Week’s News:

  • Workers at all US Nabisco bakeries are now on strike. Workers are fighting for middle class jobs and fair working hours. (Today, Vice, Stranger)
     
  • Scattershot: How a secret police algorithm based on sketchy science and tweaked by human bias landed a man in jail for murder. (AP)
     
  • Extremist GOP rep Lauren Boebert introduced legislation to help oil drillers, without disclosing that her husband made $1 million in energy consulting. (WaPo) 
     
  • Liar’s Remorse: She spread AZ election conspiracy theories, and it ruined her life. (AZ Audit) 
     
  • South Carolina politicians blow off millions in ethics fines. (Post & Courier)