Bears Discovery Photography: Live from British Columbia Brad DeLong. DeLong does an antidote!
Mama hippo was expecting, but L.A. Zoo staff wasn’t CNN (EM). Cute!
Ninety-year-old man faces jail for giving food to homeless people Independent (Chuck L)
A possible alternative to antibiotics PhysOrg (Robert M)
Good news about Ebola, and its terrifying mortality rate Fabius Maximus (furzy mouse)
Warnings from Japan for the eurozone Martin Wolf, Financial Times
Goldman sees new European recession MacroBusiness
THE HEMINGWAY OF LYING – FIGHTING WORDS FROM SPAIN TO UKRAINE John Helmer. A bit rambling, but a lot of intriguing detail.
Syrian rebels armed and trained by US surrender to al-Qaeda Telegraph (EM). Ins’t this movie getting a little old?
“Western Training” And The Fight Against The Islamic State Moon of Alabama
The Islamic State’s Propaganda Network and the Forty-Nine Dollar Challenge ITSecurity (Richard Smith)
The Middle East’s Unholy Alliance Intercept
From the annals of disruptive digital currencies past FT Alphaville
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
The Creepy New Wave of the Internet New York Review of Books
Election Wrap. We’re keeping this down, in part because it would eat Links otherwise, and because Lambert will have more to say about this tomorrow morning and Thursday morning. So stay tuned!
Republicans Seize Control of Senate, Retain House Wall Street Journal
To Angry Voters, Washington Comes Out the Biggest Loser New York Times
Midterms 2014: Election Puts Extra Pension Funds in Control Of Wall Street Financial Services David Sirota, International Business Times
Are the 2014 Elections a Referendum on Barack Obama? DSWright, Firedoglake. Astonishing that even Wright doesn’t get it on the Democrats and inequality. Voters are saying that Democratic party lip service doesn’t cut it.
California Voters Deal Blow To Prisons, Drug War Huffington Post (furzy mouse)
Will a GOP Election Win Bring Back Fiscal Headwinds? Fiscal Times
Obama declares Hawaiian lava flow to be major disaster Reuters. EM: “Because lava flows from Kilauea are so *unusual*, dontchaknow.”
Atheists Score Major Win In Federal Court ThinkProgress
Risk-return relationship has been upended John Authers, Financial Times. A feature, not a bug.
Evaluation of quantitative easing Jim Hamilton, Econbrowser
Antidote du jour. Tom T: “Female Elk near Busse Lake, Cook County Forest Preserve — Elk Grove Village, IL (Elk were hunted out of Illinois in the 19th century, but the County has maintained a herd in a multi-acre, mixed habitat enclosure for thirty or forty years. The town was named for the wooded area where native people and early European settlers travelled from Fort Dearborn and early Chicago to hunt for Elk.)”