Everything from the birth of the gun industry to the complicated politics of selling horses for slaughter along the US border is up for your perusal in this week’s must-reads.
The Global Comment editors discuss what they’re reading this week, from a lawsuit over nuclear fallout to labour abuses in the modeling industry.
This week, the editors are reading the best of journalism on everything from tourism in the Northwest Passage to what it’s like to be the subject of a documentary on the murder of a family member.
If you’re not sure what to read this morning, we’ve got some suggestions to start you off on the right foot for the week here at Global Comment, whether you’re interested in the history of content moderation or the latest developments in right-wing politics in Europe.
Global Comment is reading about sex slaves, military pollution, Shakespeare’s later plays, Flint’s water crisis, and prison reform this week.
Explore the Yazidi women fighting Daesh, stories of horror from Homan Square, urban renewal and gentrification, the strange world of money laundering and show jumping, and the latest on the Panama Papers.
Check in to see what the editors of Global Comment are reading, and add your own favourite reads for the week in the comments, whether you’re interested in more on the primaries, a feminist look at narratives in the tech industry, Indian graphic novels, or anything else under the sun!
We’re reading an eclectic news assortment at Global Comment this week: A reflection from a tattoo artist on the mainstreaming of the industry, an ambitious wetland restoration project in San Francisco Bay, another challenge to the birth control clause in the Affordable Care Act, an evolving flower farming industry in the United States, and the criminalisation of transgender people in North Carolina.
Get the story behind BART’s Twitter, a strange cause of suicide in an Australian soldier, striking hospital workers, and more.
This week we’re reading about end of life decisions, performance art, Obama’s Middle East, a crisis in Venezuela, and the campaign to unseat Anita Alvarez.