- Inside the Headlines - 20141003 - Newsvandal JP SOttile

MEGABANKS: CAPITALIZING ON A CAPTIVE AUDIENCE

Join us for another weekly dose of INSIDE THE HEADLINES with Newsvandal JP Sottile and James Moore.

The three tiers today include banking on the incarcerated for fun & profit; the economy doesn't suck, it just sucks for you; and life's a beach--until it isn't.

As always, click on "Read more" below to reference any of the headlines discussed on the show. Thanks for tuning in. Rebro Sunday at 9am CT.

1. Banking On Prisons
Why Prisons Thrive Even When Budgets Shrink
http://www.thenation.com/article/181747/score-why-prisons-thrive-even-when-budgets-shrink

No Counsel, Convictions or Trials for Longtime Mississippi Jail Inmates
http://www.allgov.com/news/controversies/no-counsel-convictions-or-trials-for-longtime-mississippi-jail-inmates-140929?news=854382
 
'Progressive Jail' Is a 21st-Century Hell, Inmates Complain
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/09/29/nation-s-most-progressive-jail-worse-than-federal-penitentiary-inmates-complain.html

Megabanks Have The Federal Prison System Locked Up
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/10/02/megabanks-have-the-federal-prison-system-locked-up.html

United States of Bankers
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/dreher/united-states-of-bankers/

2. The Economy Doesn't Suck. It Just Sucks For You.
Obama's back-to-basics speech: Economy is better than you think
http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2014/1002/Obama-s-back-to-basics-speech-Economy-is-better-than-you-think

U.S. Still the Dog Wagging Tail of World Economy as China Slows
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-29/u-s-still-the-dog-wagging-tail-of-world-economy-as-china-slows.html

Workers in Part-Time Limbo Point to U.S. Job-Market Slack
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-02/yellen-s-job-slack-sticks-as-workers-languish-in-part-time-limbo.html
 
Warning Flags in the Stock Market
http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-10-02/warning-flags-in-the-stock-market

Subprime loans are making a comeback, and it's a disaster
http://www.vox.com/2014/9/23/6832837/subprime-auto-loans

The big “middle class” rip-off: How a short sale taught me rich people’s ethics
http://www.salon.com/2014/09/29/the_big_middle_class_rip_off_how_a_short_sale_taught_me_rich_peoples_ethics/

Inside The 2014 Forbes 400: Facts And Figures About America's Wealthiest
http://www.forbes.com/sites/kerryadolan/2014/09/29/inside-the-2014-forbes-400-facts-and-figures-about-americas-wealthiest/

3. Life's A Beach (Until It Dies)
World's Beaches Become Victims of Construction Boom
http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/global-sand-stocks-disappear-as-it-becomes-highly-sought-resource-a-994851.html
 
Pollution From Hawaii Is Giving Sea Turtles Gross, Deadly Tumors
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/pollution-hawaiis-farms-and-cities-causing-sea-turtles-get-deadly-tumors-180952912/

What Does Obama's Massive Ocean Announcement Really Mean For Threatened Species?
https://www.thedodo.com/ocean-obama-protection--738269280.html

Why scare stories about disappearing wildlife do matter
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/sep/30/scare-stories-wwf-disappearing-wildlife-matter

Life on earth is dying, thanks to one species
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/conservation/11130750/Life-on-earth-is-dying-thanks-to-one-species.html

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
New Survey Data Deflate Two Drug Scares
http://reason.com/archives/2014/09/29/new-survey-data-deflate-two-drug-scares

Solar power could be world's top electricity source by 2050, says IEA
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/29/solar-power-could-be-worlds-top-electricity-source-by-2050-says-iea
 
The Wilderness Act Turns 50: Celebrating the Great Laws of 1964
http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175900/tomgram%3A_william_debuys%2C_love_affair_in_the_back_country/
 
ODDS & ENDS
The Medium Is the Message, 50 Years Later
http://www.psmag.com/navigation/nature-and-technology/medium-message-50-years-later-91552/

Think Des Moines Is Full of Corn and White People? Think Again.
http://www.nationaljournal.com/next-america/population-2043/think-des-moines-is-full-of-corn-and-white-people-think-again-20140930

The dark side of an oil boom ravages a North Dakota community
http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/national/2014/09/28/dark-side-of-the-boom/

Jimmy Carter says he would have defeated Reagan had he been more ‘manly’
http://washingtonexaminer.com/jimmy-carter-says-he-would-have-defeated-reagan-had-he-been-more-manly/article/2554217

'Burmese Bin Laden' Announces Support For Sri Lankan Radical Buddhist Group
http://www.ibtimes.com/burmese-sri-lankan-extremists-join-hands-protect-buddhism-jihadists-1696289

Netanyahu: Iran Worse Than ISIS, ISIS Equal to Hamas
http://news.antiwar.com/2014/09/29/netanyahu-iran-worse-than-isis-isis-equal-to-hamas/

Activists seek to rebrand Israel as 'JSIL'
http://stream.aljazeera.com/story/201409302100-0024192
 
Thailand Wants Drunk Tourists to Wear Electronic ID Bracelets
http://gawker.com/thailand-wants-tourists-to-wear-electronic-id-bracelets-1641465537

'Full body search' for 10,000 pigeons in Tiananmen Square
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1607233/full-body-search-10000-pigeons-tiananmen-square

Monstrous Futures: Dungeons & Dragons, Harbinger of the “None” Generation, Turns 40
http://religiondispatches.org/monstrous-futures-dungeons-dragons-harbinger-of-the-none-generation-turns-40/

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