Sorry for thin links. I didn’t see much of interest. You are encouraged to put good finds in comments.
Gorilla Youngsters Seen Dismantling Poachers’ Traps—A First National Geographic (Cap’n Magic)
Plug-in hybrid sales soar; all-electric cars stay in low gear Los Angeles Times
￡13tn: hoard hidden from taxman by global elite Guardian (YY, John L)
Is the US losing patience with the eurozone debacle? Liam Halligan, Telegraph. This article is a train wreck. Maybe a case of Fear of Armageddon Derangement Syndrome?
Do Drone Strikes on al-Qaida Make Us Safer? The Diplomat. Depressing. Harvard is ginning up research to give Obama cover.
C’est normal Lambert
Criminalizing Condoms: Sex Workers Get Policed but Remain Unprotected Michelle Chen, Firedoglake (Carol B)
Democrats Drop Estate Tax Changes on Tax Bill Dave Dayen, Firedoglake (Carol B)
Bloomberg: Hold Obama, Romney accountable on gun control CBS. When Bloomberg sounds like the sanest head in the room, you know it’s bad.
Jobless Recovery: 43 States Have Fewer Jobs Now Than They Did Before Recession Huffington Post (Carol B)
Into the Bailout Buzz Saw Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times
The value-added content of trade VoxEU. Not a new line of thought, but a new analysis.
A Nation That’s Losing Its Toolbox New York Times
Antidote du jour. This looks like a good job of Photoshop, but it’s still a handsome picture: