Welcome to PLANET ERSTWILD! We've got another great show planned for you today.
First up, we have the honor of speaking with Jeffrey Hollender, founder of Seventh Generations, a Greenpeace board member, and founder of the American Sustainable Business Council which consists of over 150,000 businesses across the country. Jeffrey, Paul Tarnoff and Troy van Beek of Ideal Energy, all attended an all day session at the White House where they met with 29 administration officials.
At 3pm, it's another chat with extraordinary singer/artist Barbara Morillo talking about her new acapella project and much more.
At 4pm, it's our regular feature "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. Why are people ignoring JImmy Carter's searing critique of America? Tune in and find out. For a list of all referenced headlines, please click the "Read more" tab below.
1. The Fourth Estate: The Klieg Lights Are On, But Nobody's Home
CNN, Fox blow the Supreme Court ruling
AP orders staff to stop taunting news outlets for getting health care ruling wrong
CNN Contributor: "Don't be nosy about Fast and Furious"
CNN Hits 21-Year Ratings Low in Second Quarter
Women aren’t principal news sources on women’s issues, 4th Estate analysis finds
The 20 Hottest Conservative Women In The New Media (2012 Edition)
Vatican Hires Fox News Correspondent as Media Adviser
2. Pedal To the Meddle
Jimmy Carter | A Cruel and Unusual Record
Needed: A National Debate on U.S. Support of Dictatorships
America’s Addiction to Arms Sales Needs to be Broken
Combat commuters: dishing out death with drones
Top CIA Spy Accused of Being a Mafia Hitman
US blocking UN report on DR Congo rebels, watchdog says
Why Is Nobody Listening to Jimmy Carter's Searing Critique of America?
2a. Possible Answer?
Iraq’s Crude Production Rises to Highest Level in 20 Years
Crude oil flows but chaos reigns in Libya
Lucrative Afghan Oil Deal Was Awarded Properly, Karzai Says
3. Better Living Through Chemistry?
Farmworkers plagued by pesticides, red tape
DuPont Says Claims Over Herbicide Are Rising
Agricultural Fungicide Linked To Insulin Resistance
Plastics Chemical Linked to Obesity in Kids
Bisphenol A exposure linked to brain tumor diagnosis.
Plastics, vinyl and chemical industries lobby to block new federal standards for green construction
THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Greens, automakers hail greenhouse gas ruling
Law Grads Face Brutal Job Market
Many Americans Don’t Have Any Idea that All-Important Political Gaffes Even Happen
ODDS & ENDS:
Israel subjecting Palestinian children to 'spiral of injustice'
Ghost of Nazi Past Haunts Austerity-Gripped Europe
Use of drones on the rise in Germany
Drones’ Future: Supersonic Swarms of Robot Bugs
130 Members of Congress Bought Stocks in Companies that Lobbied their Committees
Corporate Profits Just Hit An All-Time High, Wages Just Hit An All-Time Low
As churches get political, IRS stays quiet
Philippines call centres employ 638,000 people and enjoy revenues of $11 billion, about 5% of the country's GDP
Master sgt. says no to Chinese-made boots
Obesity Packs Serious Climate Consequences
Two-Thirds of Americans Think Barack Obama Is Better Suited to Handle an Alien Invasion Than Mitt Romney