- Inside the Headlines - 20140620 - Andrew Tint and JP Sottile

Join us 4pm CT Fridays on people-powered solar KRUUfm.com for "Inside the Headlines" to get your weekly news fix [rebro Sundays 9am and Monday 1am].

Today's three tiers include; Life On Earth? PricelessWar and Pieces, & Buckle Your Beltway (Bumpy Ride Ahead). For links to today's headlines, click "Read more" below.

1. Life on Earth? Priceless. 

How Much Are the World's Ecosystems Worth

http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2014/06/how-much-are-worlds-ecosystems-worth

Australia on notice over Great Barrier Reef's environmental damage

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/conservation/australia-on-notice-over-great-barrier-reefs-environmental-damage-20140618-zsdts.html

The green lawn: American staple or water waster?

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/The-green-lawn-American-staple-or-water-waster-5557038.php

Dried up: Poverty in America's drought lands

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605117/Dried-up-poverty-in-Americas-drought-lands.html

Poisoned Poor Killed In Millions By Pollution

http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/pollution-kills-millions/

Air conditioning raising night-time temperatures in the US

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jun/09/air-conditioning-raising-night-time-temperatures-us

The New Environmentalism Will Lead Us to Disaster

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-new-environmentalism-will-lead-us-to-disaster/

2. War and Pieces

Changing times: Door may open to U.S. military at former Vietnam War hub

http://www.stripes.com/news/changing-times-door-may-open-to-u-s-military-at-former-vietnam-war-hub-1.289509

How the U.S. Lost Billions Over 9 Years in Iraq

http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2014/06/19/How-US-Lost-Billions-Over-9-Years-Iraq

US fired depleted uranium at civilian areas in 2003 Iraq war, report finds

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/19/us-depleted-uranium-weapons-civilian-areas-iraq

Gitmo attys who have lost sleep after watching "extremely disturbing" force feeding vids

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/6/18/lawyers-for-gitmodetaineedeeplydisturbedbyfootageofforcefeeding.html

Three Troubling Lessons from the Latest U.S. Drone Strikes

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/three-troubling-lessons-from-the-latest-u-s-drone-strikes-20140617

Morality Can Trump Tribalism

http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/morality-can-trump-tribalism-83378/

3. Buckle Your Beltway (Bumpy Ride Ahead)

Reasons Why Washington, DC, Is the Worst Place Ever

http://www.vice.com/read/reasons-why-washington-dc-is-the-worst-place-ever

Rivals in ‘knife fight’ for Pentagon cash

http://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/business-a-lobbying/209537-rivals-in-knife-fight-for-pentagon-cash

High-Speed Trading Cop Used to Represent Wall Street Giants

http://www.pogo.org/blog/2014/06/20140618-high-speed-trading-cop-used-to-represent-wall-street-giants.html

Sources: Lois Lerner's emails likely gone forever 

http://www.politico.com/story/2014/06/irs-lois-lerner-emails-108044.html

Cantor’s Defeat Exposed a Beltway Journalism Blind Spot

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/16/business/media/eric-cantors-defeat-exposed-a-beltway-journalism-blind-spot.html

The Right to Lie in Campaigns Is Safe, for Now.

http://www.nationaljournal.com/health-care/the-right-to-lie-in-campaigns-is-safe-for-now-20140616

The Only Government I Know

http://bostonreview.net/us/vesla-m-weaver-citizenship-custodial-state-incarceration

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!

When Their Sad Ads Stopped Working, One Animal Shelter Tried Out A New Idea. It Saved 5,000 Dogs.

http://www.upworthy.com/when-their-sad-ads-stopped-working-one-animal-shelter-tried-out-a-new-idea-it-saved-5000-dogs

Microgrid sales rise alongside qualms about the power grid

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-microgrids-20140618-story.html

India's Quest to End World Hunger

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/india-experiments-with-pearl-millet-to-end-world-hunger-a-973504.html

ODDS & ENDS

Inside the Tunnels Las Vegas's Homeless Population Calls Home

http://www.vice.com/read/inside-the-tunnels-las-vegass-homeless-population-calls-home

China’s Not So Secret War on Religion

http://thediplomat.com/2014/06/chinas-not-so-secret-war-on-religion/

Italian women seek freedom to marry the priests they love

http://www.religionnews.com/2014/06/18/married-priests-story-jo/

 Animal cruelty activists targeted by tough new biosecurity measures

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/animals/animal-cruelty-activists-targeted-by-tough-new-biosecurity-measures-20140615-zs8jt.html

 Personality dictates social spiders' roles

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/27832974

Exposure to TV Violence Related to Irregular Attention and Brain Structure

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/06/140618100507.htm

 Government vs. the Juggalos: Why are we criminalizing music fandom?

http://reason.com/archives/2014/06/15/government-vs-the-juggalos

 Chris Hedges Defends Himself Against Accusations of Plagiarism—and Christopher Ketcham Responds

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/118212/chris-hedges-responds-accusations-plagiarism

 Defending The Indefensible: David Bowie’s Eighties Career

http://disinfo.com/2014/06/defending-indefensible-david-bowies-eighties-career

 How Tony Gwynn Cracked Baseball's Code And Became A Legend

http://deadspin.com/how-tony-gwynn-cracked-baseballs-code-and-became-a-lege-1591491368

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