- Planet Erstwild - 20131004-JP Sottile


 with JP Sottile, the NewsvandalNewsvandal JP Sottile, one of the country's premiere news analysts. This week our three tiers include oedipus wrecks; Congress doesn't suck--it just sucks for you; and shhhh, be vewy, vewy quiet.

All headlines reviewed are listed with links below.

1. Oedipus Wrecks
Preparing for population growth
http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/ockhamsrazor/4984812
 
Appetite for Destruction: Why feeding China's 1.3 billion people could leave the rest of the world hungry
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/10/01/appetite_for_destruction_china_food_supply
 
The Plight of the Pollinators
http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/the_plight_of_the_pollinators/
 
Oceans face 'deadly trio' of threats, study says
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/03/us-climate-oceans-idUSBRE99208K20131003
 
Transgenerational Effects of Environmental Exposures
http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/121-A298/
 
Uh-oh, We F**ked Our Mother
http://inthesetimes.com/article/15626/uh_oh_we_fked_our_mother/
 

2. Congress Doesn't Suck. It Just Sucks For You.
Is Wall Street betting against Washington?
http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2013/09/30/government-default-cds/
 
Stocks traditionally rise during federal shutdowns
http://www.bloomberg.com/video/scared-of-a-shutdown-don-t-be-OTvXfb4eSdis04swmS7bSQ.html
 
With Traditional GOP Allies Defecting, Big Business Takes Sides With Obama
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/with-traditional-gop-allies-defecting-big-business-leaders-take-sides-with-obama
 
DoD to Award Contracts Throughout Shutdown, But Won't Announce Them
http://www.defensenews.com/article/20131001/DEFREG02/310010031/DoD-Award-Contracts-Throughout-Shutdown-Won-t-Announce-Them
 
Sen. Feinstein’s Husband Reaps Profits from Post Office Closings
http://www.allgov.com/news/where-is-the-money-going/sen-feinsteins-husband-reaps-profits-from-post-office-closings-130930?news=851266
 
Big Winners in Government Shutdown...Political Fundraisers
http://www.allgov.com/news/where-is-the-money-going/big-winners-in-government-shutdownpolitical-fundraisers-131002?news=851286
 

3. Shhhh. Be Vewy, Vewy Quiet...
U.S. Probe Into Overclassification Finds Papers Riddled With Errors
http://www.courthousenews.com/2013/10/01/61658.htm
 
Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the ‘pathetic’ American media
http://www.theguardian.com/media/media-blog/2013/sep/27/seymour-hersh-obama-nsa-american-media
 
US denies entry to German writer and NSA critic Trojanow
http://www.dw.de/us-denies-entry-to-german-writer-and-nsa-critic-trojanow/a-17131039
 
US to Drone Victims: Shut Up
http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/10/01/us-to-drone-victims-shut-up/
 

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
California Governor Signs Ban on NDAA Detentions
http://news.antiwar.com/2013/10/01/california-governor-signs-ban-on-ndaa-detentions/
 
Pope vows to change Vatican mentality
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/01/us-pope-administration-idUSBRE9900B020131001
 
IKEA STARTS SELLING SOLAR PANELS FOR HOMES
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/ikea-starts-selling-solar-panels-britain
 

ODDS & ENDS:
Returning to Iraq, US nurse sees war's effects
http://ncronline.org/news/global/returning-iraq-us-nurse-sees-wars-effects
 
The Military’s Prescription Drug Addiction
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-militarys-prescription-drug-addiction/
 
Say Hello to Rick Ross
http://www.esquire.com/features/rick-ross-drug-dealer-interview-1013
 
WalMart to offer private EMS services in rural areas
http://callthecops.net/walmart-offer-private-ems-services-rural-areas/
 
Qatar World Cup 2022: 70 Nepalese workers die on building sites
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/oct/01/qatar-world-cup-2022-nepalese-die-building-sites
 
The Economist explains: How many people convert to Islam?
http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2013/09/economist-explains-17
 
Creationists in Minnesota kill ‘Inherit the Wind’ theater production
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/10/01/creationists-in-minnesota-kill-inherit-the-wind-theater-production/
 
The Curse of Cute: Could viral videos be fueling the illegal wildlife trade?
http://www.onearth.org/articles/2013/09/hey-youtube-rihanna-stop-promoting-the-illegal-pet-trade-loris
 
Hoarder with Long History of Animal Abuse Eaten by Pet Wolfdogs
http://gawker.com/woman-with-long-history-of-animal-abuse-eaten-by-pet-wo-1429185799
 
NBC cancels hunting show after NRA lobbyist shoots elephant in face, compares critics to Hitler
http://www.treehugger.com/endangered-species/nbc-cancels-trophy-hunting-show-after-nra-lobbyist-shoots-elephant.html
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