- Inside the Headlines - 20170317 - THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ Newsvandal JP Sottile & James Moore

THE WEEK THAT WAS w/ the Newsvandal

Stephen Bannon wants to dismantle your government
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2017/03/16/stephen-bannon-wants-to-dismantle-your-government-administrative-state-ross-baker-column/99180638/

Trump Gambles With Cuts to Programs His Base Relies On
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/16/us/politics/trump-budget.html

Trump boosts security budget while slashing anti-poverty programs
https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/politics/2017/03/16/trump-boosts-security-budget-while-slashing-anti-poverty-programs-medical-research-education/dkOh0GCX5rL5O0dcGeRPcP/story.html

Trump’s Mideast surge has Pentagon debating ‘mission creep’
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/03/pentagon-syria-mission-creep-trump-236156

Tillerson’s Asia Trip Could Signal the End US Soft Diplomacy
http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Columns/2017/03/17/Tillerson-s-Asia-Trip-Could-Signal-End-US-Soft-Diplomacy

US makes formal apology to Britain after White House accuses GCHQ of wiretapping Trump Tower
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/03/17/us-makes-formal-apology-britain-white-house-accuses-gchq-wiretapping/

Sean Spicer’s angry, lonely defense of Trump’s wiretapping claim, annotated
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2017/03/16/sean-spicers-angry-lonely-defense-of-trumps-wiretapping-claim-annotated/

Rachel Maddow Turned a Scoop on Donald Trump’s Taxes Into a Cynical, Self-Defeating Spectacle
http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2017/03/15/rachel_maddow_s_trump_taxes_scoop_was_a_cynical_self_defeating_spectacle.html

Scandal Fatigue and the Trump Ethical Swamp
https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-03-14/scandal-fatigue-and-the-trump-ethical-swamp
THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
A cause for paws: the charities working to reunite refugees with their pets
http://www.thenational.ae/arts-life/the-review/a-cause-for-paws-the-charities-working-to-reunite-refugees-with-their-pets

Surprisingly, leaving predators in peace boosts livestock on Australian farms
http://www.anthropocenemagazine.org/2017/03/boost-livestock-on-farms-leave-predators-in-peace/

‘Mind control’ devices are giving power back to those with physical disabilities
https://www.dailydot.com/debug/eeg-mind-control-headset-brain-wearable-sxsw/

ODDS & ENDS
‘Bullshit can work’: Advertising’s real fraud problem
http://digiday.com/marketing/bullshit-can-work-advertisings-real-fraud-problem/

Monsanto Colluded With EPA, Was Unable To Prove Roundup Does Not Cause Cancer, Unsealed Court Docs Reveal
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-03-14/court-docs-prove-monsanto-collusion-epa-kill-cancer-study-admits-cant-say-roundup-do

Large Sections of Australia’s Great Reef Are Now Dead, Scientists Find
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/15/science/great-barrier-reef-coral-climate-change-dieoff.html

Chimp Brushes Teeth of Dead Son, Shames Human Death Rituals
https://www.inverse.com/article/29183-chimpanzee-teeth-death-ritual-mortuary-funeral

Death 2.0: Welcome to the digital afterlife
http://money.cnn.com/mostly-human/dead-irl/
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