- Inside the Headlines - 20140228 - JP Sottile and James Moore

Co-hosts Newvandal JP Sottile and James Moore go "Inside the Headlines" each week for a look at some of the top stories across the journalistic landscape.

This week's three tiers include irradiating warmth, the good ol' vacuum cleaner economy--at least for the non-ultra well off--and law and orders. Links to all the articles are listed below. Just click "Read more".

Eco-friendly Safira mega-yacht

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1. Radiating Warmth
Radiation exposure near Fukushima evacuation zones up to twice national average
http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/fukushima/AJ201402260076

Radioactive water from Japan's Fukushima power plant reaches Canada
http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2014/02/25/Radioactive-water-from-Japans-Fukushima-power-plant-reaches-Canada/8711393354629/
 
US Gov’t: Scientists investigating if Fukushima radiation contributed to unusual deaths and sickness in marine mammals
http://enenews.com/us-govt-scientists-investigating-if-fukushima-radiation-contributed-to-unusual-deaths-and-sickness-in-marine-mammals-similar-illness-seen-in-japan-and-other-countries-on-pacific-expect-to-see
 
The US Navy knew: Fukushima's 'hard rain' on USS Ronald Reagan
http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2300846/the_us_navy_knew_fukushimas_hard_rain_on_uss_ronald_reagan.html
 
Treasure Island cleanup exposes Navy’s mishandling of its nuclear past
http://cironline.org/reports/treasure-island-cleanup-exposes-navy%E2%80%99s-mishandling-its-nuclear-past-5986
 
Can true democracy exist in a nuclear weapon state?
http://thebulletin.org/can-true-democracy-exist-nuclear-weapon-state

2. The Economy Doesn't Suck. It Just Sucks For You.
How the Fed Let the World Blow Up in 2008
http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/02/how-the-fed-let-the-world-blow-up-in-2008/284054/
 
Twinkies Bankruptcy Raises Specter of U.S. Pension Fund Failures
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-02-26/twinkies-bankruptcy-raises-specter-of-u-s-pension-fund-failures.html
 
CA's teacher pension system faces a $71 billion shortfall — worsening by $22 million every day
http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-teacher-pensions-20140221,0,3987312.story
 
The Middle Class Captures the Welfare State
http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/the-middle-class-captures-the-welfare-state-9922
 
$28 million eco-friendly mega yacht can cruise the Arctic
http://money.cnn.com/pf/mega-yachts-and-water-toys-for-the-rich/index.html
  
3. Law And Orders
New Assaults on American Law
http://reason.com/archives/2014/02/27/new-assaults-on-american-law
 
Supreme Court eases restrictions on warrantless home searches
http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/02/supreme-court-eases-restrictions-on-warrantless-home-searches.php
 
NSA Wants to Expand Phone Database—Because of Privacy Suits
http://www.nationaljournal.com/tech/nsa-wants-to-expand-phone-database-because-of-privacy-suits-20140226
 
How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/02/24/jtrig-manipulation/
 
Limitless Surveillance at the FDA: Protecting The Rights of Federal Whistleblowers
http://oversight.house.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/FDA-Staff-Report-final.pdf
 
Americans rising up against government: Column
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2014/02/23/license-plates-guns-news-federal-government-column/5759933/
 

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
CNN to end Piers Morgan's show
http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2014/02/cnn-to-end-piers-morgans-show-183830.html
 
Spy Chief James Clapper: We Can't Stop Another Snowden
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/02/23/spy-chief-we-can-t-stop-another-snowden.html
 
Inspired by St. Francis, young adults look to emulate his bond with nature
http://www.religionnews.com/2014/02/24/inspired-st-francis-youth-look-emulate-bond-nature/
 

ODDS & ENDS

Rhode Island Commandos Quietly Deploy All Over the World
https://medium.com/war-is-boring/7fa78607038c
 
DOD: US flags at military bases must be 100% American made
http://www.stripes.com/dod-us-flags-at-military-bases-must-be-100-american-made-1.269535
 
Black Tea Partier Takes on Obama—and Her Own Party
http://www.theroot.com/articles/politics/2014/02/katrina_pierson_challenges_gop_incumbent_pete_sessions.html
 
Conservative Atheists Speak Up About CPAC Shunning
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/conservative-atheists-speak-up-about-cpac-shunning/
 
The U.A.E.'s Brewing Crisis
http://bostonreview.net/world/katie-cella-united-arab-emirates-stateless-citizens
 
Wind, water, bread: A West Bank village's fight for survival
http://972mag.com/wind-water-bread-a-fight-for-survival/87640/
 
Map: The worst nursing homes in America
http://america.aljazeera.com/watch/shows/america-tonight/america-tonight-blog/2014/2/26/map-the-most-troublednursinghomesinamerica.html
 
Urgent! Lemur Crisis Prompts Conservationist Call-to-Action
http://www.livescience.com/43573-lemur-crisis-prompts-call-to-action.html
 
Document of Early Christian History Rediscovered in Iowa
http://www.archaeology.org/news/1852-140224-papyri-libellus-christianity
 
Sultan of Schwing: How Moroccan Ruler Could Sire 1,000 Kids Revealed
http://www.livescience.com/43661-how-sultan-sired-1000-kids.html
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