- Planet Erstwild - 20131025 - Inside the Headlines w/ JP Sottile

We go "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal  JP Sottile. This week's tiers include tears for Gitmo; do you believe children are our future; and Journalism and Journalisn't. All links to this week's highlighted stories are listed below.

1. Gitmo
Top C.I.A. Lawyer Sides with Senate Torture Report
http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2013/10/a-cia-lawyer-answers-to-the-senate.html
 
Guantánamo defense attorneys want to accuse U.S. of torture — but can’t
http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/10/22/3704653/guantanamo-defense-attorneys-want.html
 
War Court Rule Flouts Convention Against Torture, 9/11 Lawyers Say
http://www.courthousenews.com/2013/10/22/62257.htm
 
Guantanamo 9/11 suspect suffered head injury in CIA custody
http://www.stripes.com/news/americas/9-11-suspect-at-guantanamo-suffered-head-injury-in-cia-custody-records-show-1.248759
 
Can Guantanamo detainees challenge confinement conditions?
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/10/18/205856/can-guantanamo-detainees-challenge.html
 
Sketches from Guantanamo
http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/gallery/2013/oct/17/sketches-from-guantanamo/
 

2. Do You Believe The Children Are The Future?
The Kids Aren't All Right: Younger Americans are being suffocated by spending, subsidies, and debt
http://reason.com/archives/2013/10/23/the-kids-arent-all-right
 
Study: 15 percent of US youth out of school, work
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/study-15-percent-us-youth-out-school-work-0
 
Language-Gap Study Bolsters a Push for Pre-K
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/us/language-gap-study-bolsters-a-push-for-pre-k.html
 
How Crummy, Run-Down Housing Harms the Children Who Live in It
http://www.theatlanticcities.com/housing/2013/10/how-crummy-run-down-housing-harms-children-who-live-it/7345/
 
The Kids are Alright: A Reflection from Powershift 2013
http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/the_kids_are_alright/
 

3. Journalism and Journalisn't
The Media Can't Stop Sucking Up to Alan Greenspan
http://www.newrepublic.com/article/115285/media-cant-stop-sucking-alan-greenspan
 
On the NSA, the media may tilt right
http://www.cjr.org/the_kicker/news_media_pro_surveillance_bi.php
 
Richard Cohen | Edward Snowden is no traitor
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/richard-cohen-edward-snowden-is-no-traitor/2013/10/21/f9d2ae5a-3a74-11e3-a94f-b58017bfee6c_story.html
 
Fox News Reportedly Used Fake Commenter Accounts To Rebut Critical Blog Posts
http://mediamatters.org/blog/2013/10/20/fox-news-reportedly-used-fake-commenter-account/196509
 
Where Did the Fear of Poisoned Halloween Candy Come From?
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/Where-Did-the-Fear-of-Poisoned-Halloween-Candy-Come-From-228023541.html
 
A journalism problem you haven't considered: Education
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/10/24/206338/a-journalism-problem-you-havent.html
 

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Iran Halts 20 Percent Uranium Enrichment
http://news.antiwar.com/2013/10/23/iran-halts-20-percent-uranium-enrichment/
 
Cheetahs' Iranian revival cheers conservationists
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/oct/23/asiatic-cheetahs-iran-conservationists
 
Plastic-Eating Barnacles Discovered
http://news.discovery.com/animals/discovered-plastic-eating-barnacles-131023.htm
 
Next Year, Your Smartphone Might Actually Charge Itself Using Solar Power
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/ideas/2013/10/next-year-your-smartphone-might-actually-charge-itself-using-solar-power/
 

ODDS & ENDS:
Are We Puppets in a Wired World?
http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2013/nov/07/are-we-puppets-wired-world/
 
The ocean is broken
http://www.theherald.com.au/story/1848433/the-ocean-is-broken/
 
Collective Intelligence: has the golden age of the 'citizen scientist' finally arrived?
http://www.dw.de/collective-intelligence-has-the-golden-age-of-the-citizen-scientist-finally-arrived/a-17171175
 
Chairman Mao Invented Traditional Chinese Medicine
http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/medical_examiner/2013/10/traditional_chinese_medicine_origins_mao_invented_it_but_didn_t_believe.html
 
China’s Arms Industry Makes Global Inroads
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/21/world/asia/chinas-arms-industry-makes-global-inroads.html
 
Pentagon Awarded Contracts Worth $6.3 Billion During Shutdown
http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2013/10/pentagon-awarded-contracts-worth-63-billion-during-shutdown/72326/
 
Tax breaks could soften blow of JPMorgan deal
http://www.politico.com/story/2013/10/jpmorgan-deal-tax-breaks-98688.html
 
Dimon 'damn proud' of JP Morgan
http://www.theguardian.com/business/2013/oct/21/jamie-dimon-jp-morgan-13bn-fine
 
Goblin Toppler Files Personal Injury Lawsuit Prior To Incident
http://www.kutv.com/news/top-stories/stories/vid_7578.shtml
 
Sex Pistols' Johnny Rotten On The Real Meaning Of Punk
http://www.worldcrunch.com/culture-society/sex-pistols-039-johnny-rotten-on-the-real-meaning-of-punk/johnny-rotten-sex-pistols-punk-john-lydon-interview/c3s13773/
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