Global Comment’s editors are reading about homelessness in the trans community, ‘Christian Hogwarts,’ secret societies, and more.
This week Global Comment’s editors are enjoying thought-provoking profiles of people from all walks of life.
A new proposal to tax opioids to fund addiction treatment would harm chronic pain patients and do nothing to stop addiction.
Media coverage of Prince’s death lingers over the fact that he was taking opioid medications, but there’s no surprise there. They were being used to manage his chronic pain, and using his as a figurehead for the “opioid epidemic” hurts addicts and patients alike.
Amy Winehouse was born into a musical environment in which the dead-end kitsch of celebrity tabloid “journalism” and reality television were the truly dominant artforms of the age. It is that disenchanted world, in many ways, which was the subject of her art.