- Planet Erstwild - 20111111 - "Inside the Headlines" w/ JP Sottile

At 4pm, enjoy our regular Friday feature "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile, checking in with us from Oakland, CA. His twitter is @newsvandal. This week we talk about eugenics, shopping black, why traffic jams suck, life & debt of car loans, the AWOL EPA, Mexico going south, economics info, and much more. Click on "Read more" below.1: America's Dark Eugenics Past Forced sterilizations still haunt victims of North Carolina eugenics program http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2011/11/06/129448/forced-sterilizations-still-haunt.html
 
Mengele in America
http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/opinion/2011/11/2011112132511267839.html
 
2: Shop Until We All Drop
DC leads list of most shopaholic cities in America
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2058705/DC-leads-list-shopaholic-cities-America--New-York-doesnt-make-ten.html
 
Wal-Mart Turns Black Friday to Black Thanksgiving
http://gawker.com/5858226/wal+mart-turns-black-friday-to-black-thanksgiving
 
3: Exhausted By Pollution
New Studies Suggest That Traffic Jams May Damage the Brain
http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/158209/new-studies-suggest-that-traffic-jams-may-damage-the-brain/
 
The Hidden Toll of Traffic Jams (Scientists Increasingly Link Vehicle Exhaust With Brain-Cell Damage, Higher Rates of Autism )
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203733504577024000381790904.html
 
4: Debt: Made in America
The Next Investment Bubble: Used-Car Loans
http://www.allgov.com/Where_is_the_Money_Going/ViewNews/The_Next_Investment_Bubble__Used_Car_Loans_111107
 
Investors place big bets on Buy Here Pay Here used-car dealers
http://www.latimes.com/business/buy-here-pay-here/la-fi-buyhere-payhere-day-two-20111101,0,3779131.story
 
5: Information Economics
Drugmakers Mine Data for Trial Patients
http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/drugmakers-mine-data-for-trial-patients-11032011.html
 
FIVE U.S. Corporations Who Have Sold Surveillance Technology to Authoritarian Regimes
www.deathandtaxesmag.com/158315/5-u-s-corporations-who-have-sold-surveillance-technology-to-authoritarian-regimes/
 
6: The EPA is AWOL
Permission To Pollute
http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/green_room/2011/11/cement_plant_pollution_leads_to_a_fight_in_chanute_kansas.html
 
7: South of the Border is Going South
Mexican Drug Gang sends message with blogger beheading
http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Blogger-murdered-and-beheaded-in-Nuevo-Laredo-2260814.php

Border Surveillance Plan Stumbles as Two-Thirds of Mexico Declared Unsafe
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/11/border-surveillance-plan-stumbles-as-two-thirds-of-mexico-declared-unsafe/
 
8: And what about them?
Millions of Iraqi Widows Endure Daily Struggle
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20111109/wl_nm/us_iraq_widows
 
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9: OIL in AFRICA
'Nigerian Taliban' threat prompts US military training
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/08/nigerian-taliban-us-boko-haram
 
10: ANON Who?
Elaborate Anonymous Sting Snags 190 Kiddie Porn Fans
http://gawker.com/5855604/elaborate-anonymous-sting-snags-190-kiddie-porn-fans?tag=hackers
 
Anonymous 101: Introduction to the Lulz
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2011/11/anonymous-101-2/all/1
 
11: FUTURE CONFLICTS?
Cuba plans deep-water oil drilling
http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/features/2011/11/201111511216261487.html
 
Mongolia on brink of world's greatest resource boom
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/nov/07/gobi-mega-mine-mongolia

The Web's Next Big Thing: Cheap Labor
http://www.businessweek.com/finance/occupy-wall-street/archives/2011/11/a_website_that_buys_and_sells_work.html
 
Guerilla Labeling Campaign Takes on Baby Shampoo Carcinogens
http://www.good.is/post/label-rinse-repeat-a-guerilla-labeling-campaign-takes-on-baby-shampoo-carcinogens/

Climate Change Evaporates Part of China's Hydropower
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=climate-change-evaporates-china-hydropower-production-drop-25-percent
 
Oil Executive: Military-Style 'Psy Ops' Experience Applied
http://www.cnbc.com/id/45208498

Missing Limbs, More Suicides, No Jobs: 9 Battles for Today’s Vets
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/11/veterans-challenges/
 
The Military Vets' Jobs Crisis is Worse Than You Think
http://www.businessweek.com/finance/occupy-wall-street/archives/2011/11/the_vets_job_crisis_is_worse_than_you_think.html
 
Edwin Black's War Against the Weak on the history of US Eugenics:
http://www.waragainsttheweak.com/