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.
From the Eastern Orthodox Church to a blind Palestinian journalist, here’s what the editors of Global Comment are reading about this week.
From an elegy to Al Jazeera America to the musings of a Middle Eastern naturalist, here’s what we’re reading this week.
We plunge deep into the heart of media from around the world to see what’s stirring our imaginations this week, from the mysteries of Tumblr to the markets of Turkey.