- Inside the Headlines - 20141205 - Newsvandal JP Sottile

 

Matt GoldingTHE WEEK THAT WAS
>>Bad Cop, Worse Cop

US: Cleveland police poorly trained, reckless

>>Greased Pigs of War

Cheap oil may mean regime change for foes of the U.S.

>>Peek and Destroy
Mounting Reports of Civilian Deaths from U.S. Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, and a Pentagon That Looks the Other Way
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ITH DEEP-DIVE: The Economy Doesn't Suck. It Just Sucks For You.
Unsteady Incomes Keep Millions of Workers Behind on Bills
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/04/business/unsteady-incomes-keep-millions-of-workers-behind-on-bills-.html

Productivity on rise, but workers’ paychecks still lag
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/workers-more-productive-but-paychecks-lag-2014-12-03

Tampa homeless program uses unpaid, destitute residents as steady labor force, revenue source
http://www.tampabay.com/news/specials/tampa-homeless-program-uses-unpaid-destitute-residents-as-steady-labor/2208350

Rich Kids Are More Likely to Be Working for Dad
http://www.psmag.com/navigation/business-economics/rich-kids-likely-working-dad-95128/

Luxury home sales in the U.S. grow, while rest of market stagnates
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/where-we-live/wp/2014/12/03/luxury-home-sales-in-the-u-s-grow-while-rest-of-market-stagnates/

Why Do Poor People 'Waste' Money On Luxury Goods?
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/cafe/why-do-poor-people-waste-money-on-luxury-goods

Amazon Wants You To Shop On The Toilet
http://consumerist.com/2014/12/03/amazon-wants-you-to-shop-on-the-toilet/

Agriculture Dept. Discovers that Americans Buy Fast Food to Save Time
http://www.allgov.com/news/where-is-the-money-going/agriculture-dept-discovers-that-americans-buy-fast-food-to-save-time?news=854999

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THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
When San Francisco Stopped Prosecuting Drug Users, Violent Crime Went Down
http://reason.com/reasontv/2014/12/02/when-san-francisco-stopped-prosecuting-d
 
Evangelicals add support for EPA plan to cut coal pollution
http://www.religionnews.com/2014/12/02/evangelicals-add-support-epa-plan-cut-coal-pollution/

The Texas School Board Isn’t as Powerful as You Think
http://www.cjr.org/the_observatory/texas_school_board_science_tex.php

ODDS & ENDS
The Inside Story of U.S. Meddling in Israel’s Elections
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/12/04/the-inside-story-of-us-meddling-in-israel-s-elections.html

Special Report: How Exxon helped make Iraqi Kurdistan
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/12/03/us-mideast-crisis-kurdistan-specialrepor-idUSKCN0JH18720141203

Here’s How the Military Wasted Your Money in Afghanistan
https://medium.com/war-is-boring/heres-how-the-military-wasted-your-money-in-afghanistan-b392e3e84e5a

Drug Batch Tainted? Just Hit Delete and Ship It to the U.S.
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-12-03/indian-labs-deleted-test-results-for-u-s-drugs-documents-show.html

Swirling Tsunami Debris Visualize Our Poisoning of the Oceans
http://www.wired.com/2014/12/swirling-tsunami-debris-visualize-poisoning-oceans/

'Brain changes' seen in young American footballers
http://www.bbc.com/news/health-30248886
 
Rolling Stone’s omission in UVA article proves problematic
http://www.cjr.org/behind_the_news/rolling_stone_uva_rape.php

Here's Why 9/11 Conspiracy Theories Still Thrive In America
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/01/donte-stallworth-911-conspiracy_n_6178556.html

Have We Entered the Age of Brand Terrorism?
http://www.adweek.com/news/technology/have-we-entered-age-brand-terrorism-161650

She Hasn’t Made Any Trash In 2 Years. This Is What Her Life Is Like
http://www.collective-evolution.com/2014/11/23/she-hasnt-made-any-trash-in-2-years-this-is-what-her-life-is-like/

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