Jerome Powell is a weirdly uninspired pick for Fed chair…which puts him right in line with most Trump appointees.
The Global Comment editors are exploring longreads on girls who kill, the fate of Second Life, and McMansion culture.
Cis people: You can do better for the trans community. Here’s how.
In the battle over climate change, we can’t allow corporate interests to win.
Global Comment’s editors are loving longreads on true crime, race in the US, small towns, and internet culture.
If you’re rich, paying your taxes is optional, apparently, as the Paradise Papers reveal.
Trump’s rise to power has united some Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, and highlighted the need for immigrant solidarity.
Good morning! In case you missed it, our most popular post last week was Louise Hung’s on the racial politics of Star Trek: Discovery. If you haven’t already, subscribe to the Global Comment podcast on iTunes or Soundcloud and catch up on the first episode, a fascinating interview with Omar Saif Ghobash. Without further ado, here’s what we’re reading… ‘Greta Gerwig’s …
The United States will not rise to resist the Trump Administration until the ‘new normal’ becomes so untenable that society has ground to a halt. We’re not there yet.
Global Comment’s editors are reading about the changing Republican party, women speaking their minds, the history of botox, and much more!