- Inside the Headlines - 20150403 - Newsvandal JP Sottile & James Moore

THE WEEK THAT WASIranians read about historic nuclear agreement
>>It's a Big Deal!
Parameters for a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Regarding the Islamic Republic of Iran's Nuclear Program
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2015/04/240170.htm
 
>>Iraq-alypse Then ... and Now
Body Count: Casualty Figures after 10 Years of the “War on Terror”
http://www.psr.org/assets/pdfs/body-count.pdf

>>Anthropocene of the Crime
The Anthropocene Myth
https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/03/anthropocene-capitalism-climate-change/

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ITH DEEP-DIVE: Crimes and Punishments
How a Two-Timing DEA Agent Got Busted for Making Money off the Silk Road
http://motherboard.vice.com/read/how-a-two-timing-dea-agent-got-busted-for-making-money-off-the-silk-road

Blackwater Is Still Getting Rich Screwing Up Our War on Afghan Drugs
http://fortressamerica.gawker.com/blackwater-is-still-getting-rich-screwing-up-our-war-on-1694847040

Industries Turn State Troopers Into Unwitting Lobbyists
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/02/us/politics/trucking-and-rail-industries-turn-state-troopers-into-unwitting-lobbyists.html

Deployment of Controversial Urban Sensor System Aided by Aggressive Lobbying
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/03/26/rapid-deployment-shotspotter-controversial-urban-microphone-system-aided-aggressive-lobbying/

Did JPMorgan Try to Bribe Dem Power-Brokers? (Depends What Your Definition of 'Bribe' Is)
http://prospect.org/article/did-jpmorgan-try-bribe-dem-power-brokers-depends-what-your-definition-bribe

Take Heart, Robert Menendez: These 6 Senators Were Indicted But Later Acquitted
http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2015-04-01/take-heart-robert-menendez-these-6-senators-were-indicted-but-later-acquitted

Criminalizing Poverty: A Toxic and Growing Phenomenon
http://www.truth-out.org/buzzflash/commentary/criminalizing-poverty-a-toxic-and-growing-phenomenon

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THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
More CEOs join backlash over Indiana religious freedom law
http://money.cnn.com/2015/03/31/news/indiana-religious-freedom-law/index.html

400+ Catholic and evangelical leaders want to kill the death penalty
http://www.religionnews.com/2015/03/31/400-catholic-evangelical-leaders-want-kill-death-penalty/

Growth of Renewable Energy Expected to be undeterred by Lower Oil Prices
http://www.allgov.com/news/controversies/growth-of-renewable-energy-expected-to-be-undeterred-by-lower-oil-prices-150402?news=856130

ODDS & ENDS
Muhammadu Buhari: reformed dictator returns to power in democratic Nigeria
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/mar/31/muhammadu-buhari-military-dictator-nigeria-new-democratic-president

China's new development bank is becoming a massive embarrassment for Obama
http://www.businessinsider.com/us-allies-joining-asian-infrastructure-investment-bank-aiib-embarrassment-2015-3

Banks Are Poised to Profit From Forex Tumult
http://www.wsj.com/articles/banks-are-poised-to-profit-from-forex-tumult-1427928856

‘Silver porn’ shows 50 shades of graying Japan
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/04/01/national/silver-porn-shows-50-shades-graying-japan/

Did Trevor Noah and Lena Dunham’s jokes offend Jewish people? It depends
http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2015/apr/01/trevor-noah-lena-dunhams-jokes-offensive-jewish-people

CIA self-help book: how to win friends and interrogate people
http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/shortcuts/2015/mar/31/cia-self-help-book-how-to-win-friends-and-interrogate-people

Eating mechanically tenderized beef could make you sick
http://www.revealnews.org/article/eating-mechanically-tenderized-beef-could-make-you-sick/

Coffee enema or chemo? Expert warns on dangers of cancer 'miracle cures'
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-03-30/cancer-expert-warns-of-danger-behind-online-fad-diets/6360232

A Guide to Scientology's Most Ostentatious Real Estate
http://gizmodo.com/a-guide-to-scientologys-most-ostentatious-real-estate-1694059602/

Just in time for Easter: Jesus returns on a hot cross bun
http://dangerousminds.net/comments/jesus_returns_on_hot_cross_bun

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