- Inside the Headlines - 20140418 - JP Sottile and James Moore

Join us for another fresh helping of weekly headlines. This week's three tiers include heart & minds & bombs, poor rich people, and a tier I call the 'duh, man' category: yep, poison kills. Fancy that, eh?

JP Sottile, the Newsvandal, avid historian, award-winning journalist, all around ace in the hole, aggregates the news for our daily and weekly shows here on KRUU. As always, all headlines referenced are listed below. Just click "Read more".

1. Hearts & Minds & Bombs
Death From Above: How American Drone Strikes Are Devastating Yemen
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/death-from-above-how-american-drone-strikes-are-devastating-yemen-20140414
 
The Pentagon Plans for More Drones in More Places
https://medium.com/war-is-boring/799e08a3744a
 
No Right to Information on Targeted Killing
http://www.courthousenews.com/2014/04/17/67129.htm

Here's What Drone Attacks in America Would Look Like
http://www.wired.com/2014/04/tomas-van-houtryve-drones/
 
Watch a Congressional Candidate Shoot Down a 'Government Drone'
http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/2014/04/watch-congressional-candidate-shoot-down-government-drone/82675/
 
GAO to US Air Force: Improve Morale for Drone Pilots
http://www.defensenews.com/article/20140416/DEFREG02/304160035/GAO-US-Air-Force-Improve-Morale-Drone-Pilots

2. Poor Rich People
Why Rich People Feel Poor
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-15/why-rich-people-feel-poor.html
 
Food Stamp Recipients Outnumber Women Who Work Full-Time
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/terence-p-jeffrey/food-stamp-recipients-outnumber-women-who-work-full-time
 
Income Inequality Institute Will Pay Paul Krugman $25,000 Per Month
http://gawker.com/income-inequality-institute-will-pay-paul-krugman-25-0-1563245534
 
Koch Brothers Net Worth Tops $100 Billion as TV Warfare Escalates
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-16/koch-brothers-worth-100-billion-buying-printers-to-ads.html
 
The US is an oligarchy, study concludes
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/10769041/The-US-is-an-oligarchy-study-concludes.html
 
Paul B. Farrell | American Dream turns into a Global Nightmare
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-american-dream-turns-into-a-global-nightmare-2014-04-16

3. This Just In: Poison Kills
The Bees' Burden: Up to 17 pesticides were found in pollen collected by bees from European fields
http://sos-bees.org/reports/
 
In some of Alaska's most pristine parks, fish show traces of banned pesticides
http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/20140413/some-alaskas-most-pristine-parks-fish-show-traces-banned-pesticides
 
Sharks Contain More Pollutants Than Polar Bears
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140411091417.htm
 
Household rat poison linked to death, disease in wildlife
http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-rat-poison-20140418,0,7729549.story
 
Radioactive Waste Booms With Fracking as New Rules Mulled
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-15/radioactive-waste-booms-with-oil-as-new-rules-mulled.html
 
THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Indian transgenders granted legal status
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/04/indian-transgenders-granted-legal-status-201441571021109759.html
 
California agency unveils new chromium-6 limit in drinking water
http://www.sbsun.com/environment-and-nature/20140415/state-agency-unveils-new-chromium-6-limit-in-drinking-water
 
130 Asian Black Bears Held in China for Bile Extraction Are Set to Be Rescued
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/animal-welfare-group-plans-largest-rescue-of-chinese-bile-bears/

ODDS & ENDS

Iraq: The Road to Chaos
http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2014/apr/15/iraq-road-chaos/
 
Triumph of the Drill: How Big Oil Clings to Billions in Government Giveaways
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/04/oil-subsidies-renewable-energy-tax-breaks
 
Argentinean society’s values questioned after series of lynchings
http://elpais.com/elpais/2014/04/14/inenglish/1397484740_746624.html
 
Six killed in Papua New Guinea sorcery attack
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-04-16/an-png-sorcery-killings/5395726
 
The Ayatollahs’ Overlooked Anti-WMD Fatwas
http://fff.org/explore-freedom/article/the-ayatollahs-overlooked-anti-wmd-fatwas/
 
Pulitzer-Prize Winning Reporter Sy Hersh: Benghazi Is a HUGE Scandal...But Not For the Reason You Think
http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2014/04/real-benghazi-story.html
 
Sun-Times Kills Comments Until it Can Fix ‘Morass of Negativity, Racism, and Hate Speech’
http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/mediawire/247525/sun-times-kills-comments-until-it-can-fix-morass-of-negativity-racism-and-hate-speech/
 
Christian Persecution In The US? At Box Office, It Pays
http://www.ibtimes.com/persecution-pays-how-right-wing-christian-films-gods-not-dead-persecuted-monetize-1569746
 
Deseret News’ Ten Commandments series: ‘Not just preaching’
http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/mediawire/247660/deseret-news-ten-commandments-series-not-just-preaching/
 
Abu Dhabi to feel the force?
http://www.arabianbusiness.com/abu-dhabi-feel-force--545667.html
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