The BDS Movement, Food Advocate Jim Brown, State Sen. Rob Hogg, plus "Inside the Headlines" w/ Newsvandal JP Sottile

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Sherry HuntHow did Sherry Hunt win $31 million from Citigroup? Well, she did it by whistling more than Dixie.

Tune in to find out at 4pm on PLANET ERSTWILD's weekly news & commentary segment "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile.

At 2pm, a discussion on the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement as reported by Democracy Now's Amy Goodman who covers a vote by Park Slope, a Brooklyn-based food co-op deciding whether to embrace this approach. She interviews a Palestinian activist and a Jewish rabbi about the pros and cons. Then Norman Finkelstein challenges what he considers the hidden agenda undermining the BDS movement.

At 3pm, James Moore interviews local food advocate Jim Brown about food, food policy and how the invisible hand of Adam Smith is being tied in knots by a lack of free market competition.

4pm, it's "Inside the Headlines" with another plateful of informative news stories from around the globe served up by Emmy Award-winning journalist & filmmaker JP Sottile based in Oakland, California. Click on "Read more" below for a complete list of this week's headline stories.

1. Fear Factories
With Plan X, Pentagon seeks to spread U.S. military might to cyberspace
 
Selling Software That Kills
http://techcrunch.com/2012/05/26/selling-software-that-kills/
 
This Rock Could Spy on You for Decades
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/05/spy-rock/
 
The US army is bringing in prototypes from the private sector, so that soldiers can give them a spin
http://www.economist.com/node/21555949?fsrc=scn/tw/te/ar/stresstesting
 
Rebuild Your Local Economy With the Drone Industry
https://publicintelligence.net/rebuild-your-local-economy-with-the-drone-industry/
 
Where the Drones Are: Mapping the launch pads for Obama's secret wars
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/05/29/where_the_drones_are
 
Food Fight: Contractor Accused of $750 Million Overcharge for Wartime Grub
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/05/food-scandal/
 
Backlog of Unaudited Pentagon Contract Costs Could Reach $1 Trillion
http://pogoblog.typepad.com/pogo/2012/05/potential-backlog-of-unaudited-pentagon-contract-costs-could-reach-1-trillion.html
 
If Violent Crime Rate is at 40-Year Low, Why is U.S. Spending S100 Billion a Year on Police?
http://www.allgov.com/Top_Stories/ViewNews/If_Violent_Crime_Rate_is_at_40_Year_Low_Why_is_US_Spending_100_Billion_Dollars_a_Year_on_Police_120525
 
2. All The News That Fits The Blueprint

Propaganda firm owner admits attacks on journalists
http://www.usatoday.com/news/military/story/2012-05-24/Leonie-usa-today-propaganda-pentagon/55190450/1
 
Into the Vault: Controversy Over Kill Team Filmmakers’ Access
http://news.antiwar.com/2012/05/24/into-the-vault-controversy-over-kill-team-filmmakers-access/
 
White House leaks for propaganda film
http://www.salon.com/2012/05/23/wh_leaks_for_propaganda_film/singleton/
 
Obama Administration Stonewalls Declassification of Secret Court Rulings
http://www.allgov.com/Top_Stories/ViewNews/Obama_Administration_Stonewalls_Declassification_of_Secret_Court_Rulings_120531
 
Wall Street Titans Outearned by Media Czars
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-27/wall-street-titans-outearned-by-media-czars.html
 
AP wants to get prostitutes away from its DC bureau
http://jimromenesko.com/2012/05/30/ap-wants-to-get-prostitutes-away-from-its-dc-bureau/
 
3. It's Not Nice To Fool With Mother Nature
Ikea Cuts Down 400-Year-Old Trees to Make Furniture
http://www.allgov.com/US_and_the_World/ViewNews/Ikea_Cuts_Down_400_Year_Old_Trees_to_Make_Furniture_120531
 
Southern Great Plains could run out of groundwater in 30 years, study finds
http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2012/0530/Southern-Great-Plains-could-run-out-of-groundwater-in-30-years-study-finds
 
The Frog of War: Atrazine makes male frogs grow ovaries. It's in your water supply.
http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2011/11/tyrone-hayes-atrazine-syngenta-feud-frog-endangered
 
Toxic Time Bombs: Chemicals Can Alter Development for Generations
http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/05/28/toxic-time-bombs/
 
Eating This Could Turn Your Gut into a Living Pesticide Factory
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/05/29/genetically-modified-crops-insects-emerged.aspx
 
Chicken Eat Arsenic, You Eat Chicken: How to Stop Big Ag's Poisoned Poultry
http://www.good.is/post/chicken-eat-arsenic-you-eat-chicken-how-to-stop-big-ag-s-poisoned-poultry/
 
Blame Canada: It Has Become a Petro-State, Happily Drilling for Profits as the World Warms
http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/blame_canada/
 
World Wildlife Fund Helps Industry More than Environment
http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/wwf-helps-industry-more-than-environment-a-835712.html
 
How 'Nature-Deficit Disorder' Is Making Us Fat, Sick, and Depressed
http://www.good.is/post/how-nature-deficit-disorder-is-making-us-fat-sick-and-depressed/
 
Humans Are Not Like Slowly Boiling Frogs...We Are Like Slowly Boiling Brainless Frogs
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/05/28/491155/humans-are-not-like-slowly-boiling-frogs-we-are-like-slowly-boiling-brainless-frogs/
 

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!

Woman Who Couldn’t Be Intimidated by Citigroup Wins $31 Million
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-31/woman-who-couldn-t-be-intimidated-by-citigroup-wins-31-million.html
 

ODDS & ENDS:

Mexican Cartel Declares War on Cheetos
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/05/cartels-cheetos/
 
Fake ADHD drug Adderall sold online, U.S. FDA warns
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/29/us-drugs-fda-adderall-idUSBRE84S1FO20120529
 
The Man Behind a Landmark Case: Finding a Life after 7 Years’ False Imprisonment at Guantánamo
http://www.allgov.com/US_and_the_World/ViewNews/The_Man_Behind_a_Landmark_Case__Finding_a_Life_after_7_Years_False_Imprisonment_at_Guantanamo_120527
 

Palestinians see 'sharp increase' in demolitions
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18247330
 
Israelis attack African migrants during protest against refugees
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/may/24/israelis-attack-african-migrants-protest
 
Israeli MK: I didn't mean to shame Holocaust by calling African migrants a 'cancer'
http://www.haaretz.com/news/national/israeli-mk-i-didn-t-mean-to-shame-holocaust-by-calling-african-migrants-a-cancer-1.432809
 
German doctors apologize for Nazi-era crimes
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_GERMANY_NAZI_DOCTORS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2012-05-25-05-51-15
 
Nothing to Smile About: The Shrinking World of Available Dental Care
http://www.nationaljournal.com/magazine/nothing-to-smile-about-20120503
 
Bill Clinton hosting $25,000-a-couple convention fundraiser
http://www.politico.com/blogs/burns-haberman/2012/05/bill-clinton-hosting-acouple-convention-fundraiser-124537.html
 
This Man Represents Everything Wrong in Washington: The brash hypocrisy of Lanny Davis
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/05/the-brash-hypocrisy-of-lanny-davis/257701/
 
SEC Staff Ends Probe of Lehman Without Finding Fraud
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-24/sec-staff-said-to-end-lehman-probe-without-recommending-action.html
 
China paying billions for oil deals in the Americas
http://money.cnn.com/2012/05/29/investing/china-oil-energy/
 
Hedge funds find ways to trade euro misery
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/28/us-hedgefunds-eurozone-idUSBRE84R03F20120528
 
Occupy the Neolithic: Social Immobility in the Stone Age
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/05/neolithic-social-hierarchy/
 
17 funniest super PAC names
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0512/76797.html
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