- Inside the Headlines - 20141017

Tony AbbottIt's Inside the Headlines' time once again with the insightful Newvandal JP Sottile and co-host James Moore.

This week's three tiers include have shovel, will dig, especially if you're down under with Tone E coal la (la); the economy sucks like a high end vacuum taking us all to the cleaners; and a need to know SOS.

As always, the headlines discussed may be referenced by clicking "Read more" below.

1. Can You Dig It?
In Wisconsin, Dark Money Got a Mining Company What It Wanted
http://www.propublica.org/article/in-wisconsin-dark-money-got-a-mining-company-what-it-wanted

For $20 Million, a Coal Utility Bought an Ohio Town and a Clear Conscience
http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/10/for-20-million-a-coal-utility-bought-an-ohio-town-and-a-clear-conscience/381499/

A Giant Hole Is Swallowing a Town in Peru
http://www.vice.com/read/pit-city-0000464-v21n10

Massive Mongolian mine endangers nomads’ water, way of life
https://beta.cironline.org/reports/massive-mongolian-mine-endangers-nomads-water-way-of-life/

Tony Abbott says 'coal is good for humanity' while opening mine
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/13/tony-abbott-says-coal-is-good-for-humanity-while-opening-mine

We cannot rest on Mother Nature’s laurels
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/11162222/We-cannot-rest-on-Mother-Natures-laurels.html

2. The Economy Doesn't Suck. It Just Sucks For You.
U.S. stocks slide allows short sellers to smile
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/15/us-markets-stocks-selloff-shorts-idUSKCN0I40CB20141015

Goldman Sachs Tops Estimates on Rise in Market Volatility
http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/10/16/goldman-sachs-tops-estimates-on-rise-in-market-volatility/
 
JPMorgan posts profit as trading picks up and legal costs ease
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/14/us-jpmorgan-results-idUSKCN0I30TX20141014

Americans face post-foreclosure hell as wages garnished, assets seized
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/14/us-usa-housing-foreclosures-insight-idUSKCN0I30BU20141014

10 states where foreclosures are soaring
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/10-states-were-foreclosures-are-soaring-2014-10-16

The real unemployment is much higher and most Americans know it
http://www.mlive.com/lansing-news/index.ssf/2014/10/ken_braun_the_real_unemploymen.html

3. A 'Need To Know' Basis
The Bad News About the News
http://www.brookings.edu/research/essays/2014/bad-news

60 Minutes Tells Stories About FBI And NSA But Somehow Fails To Connect The Dots
https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141013/13463428813/cognitive-dissonance-about-fbi-nsa-60-minutes.shtml

Google makes us all dumber: The neuroscience of search engines
http://www.salon.com/2014/10/12/google_makes_us_all_dumber_the_neuroscience_of_search_engines/

Scientists are a step closer to creating the memory eraser from “Men in Black”
http://qz.com/279326/scientists-are-a-step-closer-to-creating-the-memory-eraser-from-men-in-black/
 
'My country has entertained itself to death' - David Simon
http://www.channel4.com/news/my-country-has-entertained-itself-to-death-david-simon

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Anti-big money super PAC reels in big money
http://www.politico.com/story/2014/10/mayday-pac-super-pac-politics-elections-111925.html

Falcons Rebound From The Brink Of Extinction
https://www.thedodo.com/peregrine-falcon-success-762850481.html

Supreme Court leaves California foie gras ban intact
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/14/us-usa-court-food-idUSKCN0I31NH20141014

ODDS & ENDS

An assault in Gaza raises war crime questions
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/13/us-mideast-gaza-warcrime-insight-idUSKCN0I20FN20141013

The murderous Chinese cult that thinks Jesus has returned
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/10/13/the-murderous-chinese-cult-that-thinks-jesus-has-returned-and-shes-chinese/

How Women Are Bearing the Brunt of the Ebola Epidemic
http://fpif.org/women-bearing-brunt-ebola-epidemic/

Private Donors Supply Spy Gear to Cops
http://www.propublica.org/article/private-donors-supply-spy-gear-to-cops

U.S. Said to Shrug off Discovery in Lebanon of a Billion Dollars of Its Missing Iraq Reconstruction Money
http://www.allgov.com/news/where-is-the-money-going/us-said-to-shrug-off-discovery-in-lebanon-of-a-billion-dollars-of-its-missing-iraq-reconstruction-money-141015?news=854535

Elusive Form of Evolution Seen in Social Spiders
http://www.wired.com/2014/10/social-spider-group-evolution/

This Is Your Teenager's Brain on Soda
http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2014/10/new-study-teens-may-have-memory-trouble-if-they-keep-drinking-soda

Why My Not Son Not Being My Whole World Doesn’t Make Me A Monster
http://elitedaily.com/life/culture/my-son-is-not-enough/785201/

Can Apple Pay Do to Your Wallet What iTunes Did for Music?
http://www.technologyreview.com/featuredstory/531746/can-apple-pay-do-to-your-wallet-what-itunes-did-for-music/

Nerd culture is destroying Silicon Valley
http://qz.com/279823/nerd-culture-is-destroying-silicon-valley/

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