Conspiracy theories swirling around Secretary Clinton’s health in the 2016 campaign obscure an important issue: Would it really be the worst thing in the world if the US president was sick or disabled?
What are you reading this week? The Global Comment editors are enjoying a September 11 longread, an analysis of Trump’s deplorables, an exploration of how design discriminates, a discussion about Silicon Valley and profits, and an overview of Christians and the death penalty.
Jill Stein voters may have some hard choices to make in November — how much are they willing to wager their beliefs on?
In the vicious 2016 US election, is social media creating permanent ruptures that we won’t be able to repair after the dust has settled on Election Day?
Read along with the Global Comment editors as we catch up on the news of the day from Rio, the MH370 investigation, and more — and finish off with a bit of of fiction!
Donald Trump’s behaviour in the last week has clearly demonstrated that he is unable to handle the complexities and tensions of the White House, and would be a threat to the United States and the world.
Donald Trump has done so much in the last two weeks that we had to stop to count the ways.
Donald Trump would be a disaster. The biggest. Believe me. Here’s how to do something about it.
We’re reading stories on subjects from the politics of tiny houses to the terrifying civil rights crackdown in Turkey this week. Join us!
Should the United States be worried about Donald Trump’s obsession with brutal dictators, and what could it mean for a possible Trump presidency?