audio by title 20120127 - inside the headlines

- Planet Erstwild - 20120127 - Inside the Headlines

69:20 minutes (63.48 MB) Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Join PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore and Newsvandal JP Sottile (@newsvandal) for an indepth discussion on the latest haps in newsville every Friday at 4pm CT on

This week's "Inside the Headlines" topics include a look at America's frack-tured energy future, Dow's record profits (since 2008) combined with worst home sales in history, billionaires at Davos' annual economic summit bemoan growing levels of income inequality, [the economy doesn't suck--it just sucks for you!], the dollar's downward spiral, Romney pays 13.9% on $21 million dollars in income, Newt moons Florida, Obama talks populist, walks another big bank bailout, Apple surpasses Exxon as U.S's most valuable company amid allegations of shoddy & deadly labor practices in China which put profits above human welfare. But why should Americans care if it keeps the cost of these popular shiny new products iMmeninently affordable?