- Planet Erstwild - 20130419 - Inside the Headlines - Boston bombing

At 4pm we go "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. Special segment on Boston bombing and its potential geopolitical ramifications. Links to headlines listed below.

1. Meanwhile...
U.S. Practiced Torture After 9/11, Nonpartisan Review Concludes
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/16/world/us-practiced-torture-after-9-11-nonpartisan-review-concludes.html
 
Samir Naji al Hasan Moqbel | Gitmo Is Killing Me
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/15/opinion/hunger-striking-at-guantanamo-bay.html
 
Officials Describe Chaos at Guantánamo in Weeks That Preceded Raid on Prison
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/17/us/politics/detainees-hit-guards-in-weekend-raid-officials-say.html
 
The Gitmo Hunger Strike May Be the Biggest Act of Civil Disobedience in the Camp's History
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/04/gitmo-hunger-strike-detainees-barack-obama
 
Latest reported US strikes: Pakistan April 17 & Yemen April 17
http://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/2012/07/02/latest-strike-january-10-2012/
 
Reporter Asks White House if U.S. Airstrikes That Kill Afghan Civilians Qualify as ‘Terrorism’
http://raniakhalek.com/2013/04/17/reporter-asks-white-house-if-u-s-airstrikes-that-kill-afghan-civilians-qualify-as-terrorism/

2. Capitalism Doesn't Suck. It Just Sucks For You.
Global gold frenzy has devastating impact on Guatemala’s Mayans
http://www.ticotimes.net/Current-Edition/News-Briefs/Global-gold-frenzy-has-devastating-impact-on-Guatemala-s-Mayans_Sunday-April-14-2013
 
Goldman’s Contrarian Currie Foresaw Gold Collapse Paulson Missed
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-18/goldman-s-contrarian-currie-foresaw-gold-collapse-paulson-missed.html
 
Big biz makes big bucks by stealing our clean air and water
http://grist.org/business-technology/none-of-the-worlds-top-industries-would-be-profitable-if-they-paid-for-the-natural-capital-they-use/
 
Hospitals Make Bigger Profit when Surgeries Go Badly than When they Go Smoothly
http://www.allgov.com/news/where-is-the-money-going/hospitals-make-bigger-profit-when-surgeries-go-badly-than-when-they-go-smoothly-130418?news=849777
 
Lose your house, collect $300
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2013/04/17/commentary/lose-your-house-collect-300/#.UW_5jVKC824
 
CEOs earn 354 times more than average worker
http://money.cnn.com/2013/04/15/news/economy/ceo-pay-worker/index.html
 
Is it Time to Call “Capitalism” an Existential Threat?
http://disinfo.com/2013/04/is-it-time-to-call-capitalism-an-existential-threat/#sthash.zHOAXLlI.dpbs
 

3. Man vs. Nature
Chinese fishing fleet in African waters reports 9% of catch to UN
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/apr/03/chinese-fishing-fleet-african-catch
 
Boat filled with protected species hits coral reef
http://www.sfgate.com/news/science/article/Boat-filled-with-protected-species-hits-coral-reef-4434479.php
 
Demand for lion bones offers South African breeders a lucrative return
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/apr/16/south-africa-lion-bones-trade
 
Rhino heads seized in gang raid on Ireland's national museum
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/18/rhino-heads-seized-raid-ireland-museum
 
Gene swapping makes new China bird flu a moving target
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/15/us-birdflu-genes-idUSBRE93E0CF20130415
 
Symptom-Free Bird Flu Case Suggests Wider H7N9 Spread
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-15/symptom-free-bird-flu-case-suggests-wider-h7n9-spread.html
 
How Animals May Cause the Next Big One
http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2013/apr/25/how-animals-may-cause-next-big-one/
 

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
All of the U.S. Energy Capacity Added in March Was Solar — 44 Megawatts
http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2013/04/all-us-energy-capacity-added-march-was-solar-44-megawatts/62476/
 
Renewable Energy Generated 70% Of Portugal’s Electricity During First Quarter
http://e360.yale.edu/digest/green_sources_meet_70_percent_of_portugal_electricity_in_quarter/3817/
 
Tool Kit: How to Sever Ties to Social Networks and Other Web Sites
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/18/technology/personaltech/how-to-sever-ties-to-social-networks-and-other-web-sites.html
 

ODDS & ENDS:
A Sad Anniversary for Native Americans
http://www.aljazeera.com/humanrights/2013/04/201341584134250902.html
 
Iraq’s Bloody Monday: 75 Killed, 356 Wounded
http://original.antiwar.com/updates/2013/04/15/iraqs-bloody-monday-75-killed-356-wounded/
 
Antarctic ice melting at record rate, study shows
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/apr/15/antarctic-ice-melt-record-rate
 
Automakers Spur $3 Billion Boom for Made-in-Mexico Steel
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-17/automakers-spur-3-billion-boom-for-made-in-mexico-steel.html
 
New drone disguised as a bird
http://www.suasnews.com/2013/04/22254/new-bird-shaped-uas/
 
Heady Metal: Scholars Celebrate a Rock Genre's Cultural Bang
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323550604578413220695424606.html
 
U.S. Children Less Satisfied with Life than Those of other Developed Nations
http://www.allgov.com/news/us-and-the-world/us-children-less-satisfied-with-life-than-those-of-other-developed-nations-130417?news=849766
 
Orphan Fever: The Evangelical Movement's Adoption Obsession
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/04/christian-evangelical-adoption-liberia
 
Male attractiveness: Women's expectations of the opposite sex are at least as unrealistic as men's
http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21576061-womens-expectations-opposite-sex-are-least-unrealistic
 
1913: When Hitler, Trotsky, Tito, Freud and Stalin all lived in the same place
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21859771
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