- Planet Erstwild - 20120413 - Inside the Headlines w/ JP Sottile

PLANET ERSTWILD's regular 4pm segment: "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. The Emmy-award winning news producer, historian, researcher, writer and blogger calls in each week from Oakland, CA. Click on "Read more" below to reference this week's headlines.

1. Historically Speaking
 
CIA Claims Release of its History of the Bay of Pigs Debacle Would “Confuse the Public.”
http://nsarchive.wordpress.com/2012/04/17/cia-claims-release-of-its-history-of-the-bay-of-pigs-debacle-would-confuse-the-public/
 
 
 
Most Ironic Ship Ever: The U.S.S. Lyndon Johnson
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/04/uss-lyndon-johnson/
 
The Bush National-Guard Story Rises from the Dead
http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/bush-national-guard-story-8185363
 

2. The Economy Doesn't Suck, It Just Sucks For You
CBS’ Les Moonves Lands $69.9M In Compensation For 2011, Up 21%
http://www.deadline.com/2012/04/cbs-les-moonves-lands-69-9m-in-compensation-for-2011-up-21/
 
 
 
 
 
Only 3% of $7.6B ‘Hardest Hit Fund’ has Helped Borrowers: Watchdog
http://ecreditdaily.com/2012/04/3-76b-hardest-hit-fund-helped-borrowers-watchdog/
 
 
 
Courting the White House: Don’t call it "lobbying"
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0412/75168.html
 
 
 
Two Years After the BP Oil Spill, Is the Gulf Ecosystem Collapsing?
http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2012/04/guest-post-the-gulf-ecosystem-is-being-decimated.html
 
 
Farm group seeks US halt on 'dangerous' crop chemicals
http://af.reuters.com/article/commoditiesNews/idAFL2E8FI3K120120418
 
 
 
Biotech Worker’s Illness Raises Worries About the Growing, Largely Unregulated, Industry
http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/biotech_workers_illness_raises_worries_about_the_growing_industry/
 

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
How Consumers Are Fighting Genetically Engineered Food—And Winning
http://www.good.is/post/how-consumers-are-fighting-genetically-engineered-food-and-winning/
 
 
Watchdog group pushes to get Big Macs and fries out of hospitals
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/04/13/145140/watchdog-group-pushes-to-get-big.html
 
 
Getting Away With Murder: Journalist Murders Worldwide
http://www.cpj.org/reports/2012/04/impunity-index-2012.php
 
 
Congress Is About To Pass A Bill With New Restrictions On Traveling, Driving And International Banking
http://www.businessinsider.com/something-is-wrong-with-this-picture-2012-4
 
 
Israel's Deputy Prime Minister Admits Ahmadinejad Never Said Israel Should Be 'Wiped Off the Face of the Map'
http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/04/18-2#.T49Fmawt4Uc
 
U.S. Drone Strikes kill 6 in Yemen, say officials
http://www.cnn.com/2012/04/16/world/meast/us-drone-strikes-in-yemen/
 
 
 
 
 

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