- Planet Erstwild - 20120217 - Inside the Headlines

Got some great tunes in the hopper for you today and as usual at 4pm another fresh installment of "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile discussing news events and sharing commentary with PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore. For a complete list, click "Read more" below.

1. Outside the Bubble
Does Time Magazine Think Americans Are Stupid?
http://mobile.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2012/02/10/does_time_magazine_think_americans_are_stupid_.html
 
NATO says Afghan children dead after air strike
http://news.yahoo.com/nato-admits-killing-afghan-children-air-strike-104427116.html
 
Suppressing the narrative in Bahrain
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2012/02/201229153055296176.html
 
Britain still supplying arms as Bahrain crushes protests
http://www.smh.com.au/world/britain-still-supplying-arms-as-bahrain-crushes-protests-20120215-1t6bz.html
 
Proof that Libya's freedom fighters have turned into brutal torturers
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2099957/Video-proof-Libyas-freedom-fighters-turned-brutal-torturers.html#ixzz1mJQ846x4
 
 
 
2. Hit the Gas
Rising Gas Prices: Not Demand Driven
http://www.businessweek.com/finance/rising-gas-prices-not-demand-driven-02142012.html
 
Air pollution linked to heart attack risk
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/feb/15/air-pollution-heart-attack-risk
 
 
 
3. The Economy Doesn't Suck. It Just Sucks for You.
The Great Las Vegas Real Estate Scam
http://www.businessinsider.com/the-great-las-vegas-real-estate-scam-2012-2
 
Commercial banks spent record $62 million on lobbying is 2011
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/02/15/138940/commercial-banks-spent-record.html
 
Obama Mortgage Settlement is Just Another Bank Bailout in Disguise
http://www.allgov.com/Top_Stories/ViewNews/The_Obama_Mortgage_Settlement_is_Just_Another_Bank_Bailout_in_Disguise_120213
 
Mortgage pain? Turn your house into a billboard
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/13/us-usa-housing-ads-idUSTRE81B0XQ20120213
 
Poorest areas to go dark as post offices close
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/14/us-usa-usps-idUSTRE81D0M620120214
 
Poor America: 'Some kids are making ketchup soup'
http://news.bbc.co.uk/panorama/hi/front_page/newsid_9695000/9695217.stm
 
 
 
4. Food For Thought
Monsanto guilty of chemical poisoning in France
http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/02/13/france-pesticides-monsanto-idINDEE81C0FQ20120213
 
Monsanto accuses US farmers of ‘evading EPA rules’ for its GM Corn
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/makers-of-genetically-modified-seeds-say-more-farmers-evading-epa-rules/2012/02/09/gIQAdUKjBR_story.html
 
Hunger Threatens 500 Million Children
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/politics/special-report-the-hungry-generation-6917533.html
 
Eating Too Many Calories Is Also Wrecking Our Memory
http://www.businessinsider.com/eating-too-many-calories-is-also-damaging-our-memory-2012-2
 

5. WarGames
Military Wants $3 Billion for a War It Isn’t Fighting
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/02/iraq-budget-still/
 
Outsourcing Death in the Afghanistan War
http://www.allgov.com/US_and_the_World/ViewNews/Outsourcing_Death_in_the_Afghanistan_War_120215
 
 
 
THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Regulations Create Jobs, Too
http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/regulations-create-jobs-too-02092012.html
 
 
 
ODDS & ENDS:
Mystery disease kills thousands in Central America
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/L/LT_CENTRAL_AMERICA_MYSTERY_DISEASE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2012-02-12-00-00-37
 
Containing the world's deadliest microbes
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/15/us-biosecurity-idUSTRE81E0Q420120215
 
400 shades of lipstick found to contain lead, FDA says
http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/400-lipstick-brands-contain-lead-fda-says/2012/02/14/gIQAhOyeDR_story.html
 
CDC Warns Untreatable Gonorrhea is On the Way
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2012/02/13/cdc-warns-untreatable-gonorrhea-is-on-the-way
 
Childhood Abuse Disrupts Brain Formation, Harvard Study Says
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-13/childhood-abuse-disrupts-brain-formation-study.html
 
Coal tar sealants used in Driveways, Playgrounds are Toxic to Children
http://www.chicagotribune.com/health/ct-met-coal-tar-kids-20120215,0,3210022.story
 
Timeline of celebrities killed by Big Pharma
http://www.naturalnews.com/034967_celebrities_pharmaceuticals_timeline.html
 
Top Republican at CPAC: Jeb Bush could emerge as nominee at a brokered convention
http://harndenblog.dailymail.co.uk/2012/02/top-republican-at-cpac-jeb-bush-could-emerge-as-nominee-at-a-brokered-convention-.html
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