Global Comment’s editors are loving a Slenderman deep dive, a peek into the heart of the Goop empire, a profile of Tonya Harding, and more this week.
Here’s some of our favourite reading from the week on the Brexit vote, the California primary, family farms in the United States, refugees making a new home in Idaho, and war crimes prosecutions in Syria.
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.
Researchers are starting to point out that farmers could actually directly contribute to the fight against climate change with better practices.
Real farming is backbreaking work.