- Planet Erstwild - 20130726 - Inside the Headlines

4:00: We go "Inside the Headlines" with Newvandal extraordinaire JP Sottile for the best 'week in news' analysis you'll hear anywhere.

Our three tiers this week include news flash: poison kills things; that good ol' sucking economy; and let's remember to forget. All headline links below.

1. NEWS FLASH: Poison Kills Things
Environment: Pesticides may be at the root of bee, bat and amphibian die-offs
http://summitcountyvoice.com/2013/07/21/environment-pesticides-may-be-at-the-root-of-bee-bat-and-amphibian-die-offs/
 
Scientists discover what’s killing the bees and it’s worse than you thought
http://qz.com/107970/scientists-discover-whats-killing-the-bees-and-its-worse-than-you-thought/
 
How Pesticides Can Cause Parkinson's
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=how-pesticides-can-cause-parkinsons
 
Large Scale Farming Without Toxic Pesticides is Still a Distant Dream
http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/large_scale_farming_without_toxic_pesticides_still_a_distant_dream/
 
Chemical Time Bomb
http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/stories/2013/07/22/3806111.htm
 

2. The Economy Doesn't Suck. It Just Sucks For You.
First Organization to Spend a Billion Dollars on Lobbying: U.S. Chamber of Commerce
http://www.allgov.com/news/where-is-the-money-going/first-organization-to-spend-a-billion-dollars-on-lobbying-us-chamber-of-commerce-130725?news=850660
 
The worth of Fed aid to U.S. corporate profits
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/25/us-usa-earnings-qe-analysis-idUSBRE96O03U20130725
 
U.S. Stocks Rise as Corporate Earnings Surpass Forecasts
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-07-22/lme-rules-seen-by-millercoors-costing-aluminum-buyers-3-billion.html
 
Lockheed in robust health despite cuts
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/0bbb9b5e-f353-11e2-802f-00144feabdc0.html
 
Raytheon raises forecast as profit beats Street
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/25/us-raytheon-results-idUSBRE96O0QR20130725
 
Americans Gambling on Rates With Most ARMs Since 2008
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-07-24/americans-gambling-on-rates-with-most-arms-since-2008.html
 
Restaurant sector now accounts for record 10.5% of U.S. workforce
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-07-22/burger-binges-at-red-robin-fuel-hospitality-hiring-spree-retail.html
 
Depression Costs U.S. Workplaces $23 Billion in Absenteeism
http://www.gallup.com/poll/163619/depression-costs-workplaces-billion-absenteeism.aspx
 

3. Let's Remember To Forget
Iraq's summer of terror: Fears loom of all-out civil war with nearly 600 people killed in July and violence intensifying
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2013/07/20137237047205133.html
 
Iraq: 40 Killed, 118 Wounded as Sunni Mosques Get Targeted
http://original.antiwar.com/updates/2013/07/23/iraq-40-killed-118-wounded-as-sunni-mosques-get-targeted/
 
Al Qaeda militants flee Iraq jail in violent mass break-out
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/22/us-iraq-violence-idUSBRE96L0RM20130722
 
Scores Killed as Iraq Ramadan Bombings Surge
http://news.antiwar.com/2013/07/21/scores-killed-as-ramadan-bombings-surge-in-iraq/
 
Why Iraq Was America's Best-Run War
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/07/23/why_iraq_was_americas_best_run_war
 

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Two-Drug Combination May Eliminate Cancer
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/07/130719112147.htm
 
Kenyan 'goths' forge new social culture in Nairobi
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Africa/Africa-Monitor/2013/0723/Kenyan-goths-forge-new-social-culture-in-Nairobi
 
Forget RoboCop – Detroit to turn green to regenerate
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23918-forget-robocop--detroit-to-turn-green-to-regenerate.html
 

ODDS & ENDS:
Antiwar.com Under Surveillance
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/antiwar-com-under-surveillance/
 
FBI Orders Florida Medical Examiner to not Release Autopsy of Chechen Killed by FBI
http://www.allgov.com/news/controversies/fbi-orders-florida-medical-examiner-to-not-release-autopsy-of-chechen-killed-by-fbi-130719?news=850604
 
It was never suicide, says Dr Kelly's cousin as family finally breaks silence
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1303674/Dr-David-Kellys-cousin-claims-did-commit-suicide.html
 
The Dilbit Disaster 3 Years Later: Sunken Oil Is Looming Threat to Kalamazoo River
http://insideclimatenews.org/news/20130725/dilbit-disaster-3-years-later-sunken-oil-looming-threat-kalamazoo-river
 
Chimpanzees and Orangutans Remember Distant Past Events
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/07/130718130613.htm
 
Seaworld’s Unusual Retort to a Critical Documentary
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/19/business/media/seaworlds-unusual-retort-to-a-critical-documentary.html
 
Antibiotic resistance: The last resort
http://www.nature.com/news/antibiotic-resistance-the-last-resort-1.13426
 
Cop Fired for Speaking Out Against Ticket and Arrest Quotas
http://reason.com/reasontv/2013/07/24/how-quotas-pervert-police-priorities-fir
 
Royal baby: He's just one in 2,000 born in the UK yesterday - but will know nothing of the poverty that will hit one in three of them
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/royal-baby-hes-just-one-in-2000-born-in-the-uk-yesterday--but-will-know-nothing-of-the-poverty-that-will-hit-one-in-three-of-them-8727675.html
 
Jesus Wannabes: How Many Are There?  
http://news.discovery.com/history/religion/jesus-christ-imposters-20130719.htm
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