- Inside the Headlines - 20141107 - Newsvandal JP Sottile & James Moore

Oh man, it's already time for another weekly news round up with award-winning multi-journalist Newsvandal JP Sottile & co-host James Moore, as they invite you INSIDE THE HEADLINES.

This week's three tiers include peeps du power du jour, zombie capitalism extendsiong well beyond Halloween, and a light-hearted category we call taking the whole damn planet--and everybody with it--down the friggin' tubes.

As always, the headlines discussed are linked below and can be accessed by clicking "Read more." Enjoy. It's the end of the world as we know it--and I feel fine.

1. Powerful People
Putin vs. Obama: The World's Most Powerful People 2014
http://www.forbes.com/sites/carolinehoward/2014/11/05/putin-vs-obama-the-worlds-most-powerful-people-2014/

U.S. money-laundering probe draws in Putin's inner circle: WSJ
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/06/us-russia-usa-timchenko-idUSKBN0IQ05320141106

WJZ Exclusive: Baltimore Banker Reveals His Double Life As A CIA Agent
http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2014/11/01/wjz-exclusive-baltimore-banker-reveals-his-double-life-as-a-cia-agent/

NSA Chief Bet Money on AT&T as It Spied on You
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/11/03/nsa-chief-cashed-in-on-at-t-as-it-spied-on-you.html

Mitch McConnell’s Freighted Ties to a Shadowy Shipping Company
http://www.thenation.com/article/186689/mitch-mcconnells-freighted-ties-shadowy-shipping-company

The Deep State Plots the 1980 Defeat of Jimmy Carter
http://whowhatwhy.com/2014/11/02/the-deep-state-plots-the-1980-defeat-of-jimmy-carter/

The Unofficial History of America
https://www.adbusters.org/magazine/114/unofficial-history-america.html

2. This Week in Zombie Capitalism
Fastest-Growing Family Office Rides Rise in Ultra-Rich
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-11-05/fastest-growing-family-office-rides-rise-in-ultra-rich.html
 
Shadow Banking Grows to $75 Trillion Industry, FSB Says
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-30/shadow-banking-grows-to-75-trillion-industry-fsb-says.html

Major Banks Prepare to Pay Billions For Foreign Exchange Manipulation
http://www.corpwatch.org/article.php?id=15986

These Countries Are Still Paying Off Debt from World War I
http://www.defenseone.com/ideas/2014/11/these-countries-are-still-paying-debt-world-war-i/97979/
 
Interest Rates Cannot Rise - Here's Why
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-11-04/interest-rates-cannot-rise-heres-why

3. Taking The Whole Damn Planet With Us
Congratulations, Voters. You Just Made This Climate Denier the Most Powerful Senator on the Environment.
http://www.newrepublic.com/article/120134/climate-change-denier-james-inhofe-lead-environment-committee

How Chairman Mao’s bogus medical system doomed tigers and other wildlife.
http://www.onearth.org/earthwire/take-two-rhino-horns-and-call-me-morning

A Belgian Prince, Gorillas, Guerrillas & the Future of the Congo
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/11/06/a-belgian-prince-gorillas-guerrillas-the-future-of-the-congo.html

What's the environmental impact of modern war?
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/nov/06/whats-the-environmental-impact-of-modern-war

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Spin is Dead
http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/11/spin-is-dead-112520.html

Chevron Spent Millions To Influence These Local Elections — And Lost Big
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/11/05/3589294/chevron-lost-richmond-elections/

Former ‘forever prisoner’ leaves Guantánamo for Kuwait
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/guantanamo/article3577768.html

ODDS & ENDS

The Creepy New Wave of the Internet
http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2014/nov/20/creepy-new-wave-internet/

Inside Manhattan’s secret ‘cult’
http://nypost.com/2014/11/02/the-secret-society-cult-that-operates-out-of-murray-hill/

The New Segregation: It's class, not race. And we know how to solve it.
http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/magazine/novemberdecember_2014/features/the_new_segregation052709.php

The Price of American Eugenics
http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/the-price-of-american-eugenics-north-carolina-forced-sterilization-93748/

Abduction Of 43 Students Exposes Mexico's Narco Corruption
http://www.forbes.com/sites/doliaestevez/2014/11/03/abduction-of-43-students-exposes-mexicos-narco-corruption-2/

How Gravity Explains Why Time Never Runs Backward
http://www.wired.com/2014/11/time-gravity/

Scotland Is No Longer Home to the World’s Best Whiskys
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/scotland-no-longer-home-worlds-best-whiskys-180953234/

Everybody sucks, except Matt Taibbi
http://pando.com/2014/11/02/everybody-sucks-except-matt-taibbi/

The World's Largest Snake Doesn't Need Males to Breed
http://www.vice.com/read/the-worlds-largest-snake-doesnt-need-males-to-breed-131
 
Your Spirit Animal: An Investigation
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/11/your-spirit-animal-a-cultural-investigation/382369/
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