If you've got a thing for Harleys and Mexico, tune in at 2pm as PLANET ERSTWILD host James Moore reads his Iowa Source piece on said subject following his trip down the Baja to Cabo San Lucas from Los Angeles a few years back.
Then James reads the articulate final statements of the three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, who have been sentenced to 2 years behind bars for their performance stunt in a Russian Orthodox Church in Moscow on the eve of the national election there. The irrereverent performance was a protest of the Church's support for Putin and Russian system. | James also reads a snippet from Gore Vidal's "Burr" and the forward of Chris Hedges' new book "Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt."
Then it's our regular 4pm segment "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. This week he and James look at Citizen Kane's Rosebuddies, see hear now, and, oh yeah, speak, & hired guns for higher education, & much more. All headlines listed below, just click "Read more."
The Citizen Kane Era Returns
The Global 1%: Exposing the Transnational Ruling Class
Profits in G.M.A.C. Bailout to Benefit Financiers, Not U.S.
Private Equity: A Government Sponsored Enterprise
Greece may sell off islands amid privatization scheme: report
Rich guy with big boat buys island. Something to be happy about as the middle class disappears.
Billionaire Koch Builds Frontier Town All His Own Near Aspen
84 pictures of dead malls
The Lost Decade of the Middle Class
2. See, Hear And Speak
Man who armed Black Panthers was FBI informant, records show
Judge Orders CIA to Turn over More Documents about Drug Kingpin Pablo Escobar
At Guantanamo tribunals, don't mention the "T" word
US drone strikes target rescuers in Pakistan – and the west stays silent
US 'should hand over footage of drone strikes or face UN inquiry'
Americans tune out Afghan war as fighting rages on
3. Hire Learning
The closing of American academia
Emory Admits To Falsifying Data In Rankings Reports For As Much As 10 Years
How The American University was Killed, in Five Easy Steps
How Science Can Improve Teaching
The Real Reason America's Schools Stink
THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Solar cell efficiency receives a transparent boost
US teen invents advanced cancer test using Google
Toxoplasmosis & Brain Cancer: Cats Don't Give Disease To Owners After All, Study Shows
ODDS & ENDS:
In Iowa, Traditional Farmers Suffer as Factory Farms Proliferate
For the Amish, Big Agribusiness Is Destroying a Way of Life
Feed 9 billion people? We can do that, but it’s not going to be pretty
Clashes over grazing land, water kill 48 in Kenya
Sioux tribes take to the Internet to buy back sacred land
Domestic terrorism: America's right-wing extremists commit a vastly greater number of murderous attacks than Muslims do
Muni Not Taking Down Controversial ‘Jihad’ Ads On SF Buses
Judge strikes down Nevada's 'none of the above' voting option
Kitty Corner: Jaguars Win Critical Habitat in U.S.
Tiger population of India facing 'total disaster' due to tourism ban
Parents concerned that cafeteria palm scanners will implant 'Mark of the Beast' on children's hands
EBay bans sale of spells and hexes
Like A Drug: The Rise Of American Megachurches
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