- Planet Erstwild - 20120511 - Inside the Headlines

PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore goes "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile from Oakland, CA. Every Friday 4pm CT. Rebro Mon 1am .

1. It's The Oil, Stupid
OPEC Says ‘Plentiful’ Global Oil Supplies Outpace Demand
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-10/opec-says-plentiful-global-oil-supplies-outpace-demand.html
 
Kenya joins the great African oil boom with latest discoveries
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Africa/2012/0509/Kenya-joins-the-great-African-oil-boom-with-latest-discoveries
 
Britain leads dash to explore for oil in war-torn Somalia
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/feb/25/britain-oil-dash-somalia
 
Kenya, Somalia border row threatens oil exploration
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/04/20/us-kenya-exploration-idUSBRE83J0M120120420
 
Obama Sends US Special Ops Back into Yemen on 'Training Mission'
http://news.antiwar.com/2012/05/09/obama-sends-us-special-ops-back-into-yemen/
 
Philippines says US to protect it in South China Sea
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jiLouhF9unRj3U_p85K1XsGk3rnQ?docId=CNG.b8753a623ca4cf7edb396e16ede50159.4e1
 
The Coming Arms Race for Arctic Oil
http://features.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2012/05/10/eskimo-and-oil-man-reiss/
 
BP Gulf of Mexico Disaster Photos the Government Has Been Keeping from You
http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/photos_from_the_bp_gulf_of_mexico_disaster_the_government_has_been_keep/
 

2. The Economy Doesn't Suck, It Just Sucks For You
Look Who’s Pushing Homeowners Off the Foreclosure Cliff
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-06/look-who-s-pushing-homeowners-off-the-foreclosure-cliff.html
 
Too broke to go bankrupt: Hundreds of thousands of Americans cannot afford the cost of filing for bankruptcy
http://money.cnn.com/2012/05/07/pf/bankruptcy-costs/index.htm
 
Fannie Mae earned $2.7B in Q1, doesn't' seek aid
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_EARNS_FANNIE_MAE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2012-05-09-10-15-16
 
Buffett buying stocks amid market dip
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/07/us-buffet-holdings-idUSBRE8460HC20120507
 
Consumers Cutting Back? Are You Kidding?
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-05-07/consumers-cutting-back-are-you-kidding
 
Americans Get Less for Their Health Money than Citizens of other Wealthy Nations
http://www.allgov.com/Top_Stories/ViewNews/Americans_Get_Less_for_Their_Health_Money_than_Citizens_of_other_Wealthy_Nations_120506
 
Official: EU to move forward on transaction tax
http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/international-taxes/225783-official-eu-to-move-forward-on-transaction-tax
 
Disneyland Is Inviting New Members Into Its Super Exclusive, $10,000-A-Year Private Club
http://www.businessinsider.com/disneys-exclusive-club-33-is-accepting-new-members-25000-fee-2012-5
 

3. Drugs Of Choice
Drug-Defying Germs From India Speed Post-Antibiotic Era
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-07/drug-defying-germs-from-india-speed-post-antibiotic-era.html
 
Report: Suspect Medicare billings at 2,600 drugstores
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_PRESCRIPTION_FRAUD?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2012-05-10-10-34-56
 
American Pain Foundation Shuts Down as Senators Launch Investigation of Prescription Narcotics
http://www.propublica.org/article/senate-panel-investigates-drug-company-ties-to-pain-groups
 
US carries lessons of Iraq into Honduras drug war
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/06/world/americas/us-turns-its-focus-on-drug-smuggling-in-honduras.html
 
How Chemicals Affect Us
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/03/opinion/kristof-how-chemicals-change-us.html
 

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Madonna’s Secret for Longevity Seen Aiding Bacteria Boom
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-08/madonna-s-secret-for-longevity-seen-aiding-bacteria-boom.html
 

ODDS & ENDS:
Delta Pulls "Daily Show" Ads After Catholic Complaints
http://www.buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/catholic-league-still-on-lonely-campaign-against-t
 
SNL cuts sketch critical of Obama, replaces it with Fox News parody
http://dailycaller.com/2012/05/06/scrapped-snl-skit-mocks-obama-for-taking-credit-over-bin-laden-killing/
 
Fox News anchor Shep Smith: Obama "Now in the 21st century" after announcing support for same-sex marriage
http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2012/05/shep-smith-call-your-office-122961.html
 
Fear fans flames for chemical makers: Flame retardant proponents deceived authorities for years
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-flame-retardants-20120506,0,7673625,full.story
 
U.N.'s oldest refugee camps look at sensitive upgrades
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/09/us-palestinians-israel-refugees-idUSBRE8480S720120509
 
Utah and Arizona Pass Bills to Seize Federal Land; Sioux Indians Demand the Same
http://www.allgov.com/Controversies/ViewNews/Utah_and_Arizona_Pass_Bills_to_Seize_Federal_Land__Sioux_Indians_Demand_the_Same_120507
 
U.S. Military Taught Officers: Use ‘Hiroshima’ Tactics for ‘Total War’ on Islam
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/05/total-war-islam/
 
B.C. apologizes for 1940s Japanese-Canadian internments
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2012/05/07/bc-japanese-internments-apology.html
 
Germany Still Locates 40,000 War Casualties a Year
http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/germany-tracing-its-war-dead-from-world-war-ii-a-832063.html
 
'Vomiting and screaming' in destroyed waterboarding tapes
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-17990955
 
The US Military Wants To 'Microchip' Troops
http://www.businessinsider.com/the-us-military-wants-to-microchip-troops-2012-5
 
License Plate Tracking Spreads beyond Criminal Suspects
http://www.allgov.com/Controversies/ViewNews/License_Plate_Tracking_Spreads_beyond_Criminal_Suspects_120508
 
How Your College Is Selling Out to Big Ag
http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2012/05/how-agribusiness-dominates-public-ag-research
 
Human Societies Starting to Resemble Ant Colonies
http://news.discovery.com/human/humans-ant-colonies-120502.html
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JP Sottile
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