This week Global Comment’s editors are enjoying thought-provoking profiles of people from all walks of life.
Proposals to create a registry of autistic patients send chills down the spine of this autistic, who worries about how it will be used to abuse vulnerable people.
Global Comment’s editors are exploring longreads on refugee education, the psychology of wrongful convictions, gaps in the US health care system, and more.
Healthcare is often one of the first things on the chopping block when a populist government takes power. That comes at a high price for citizens.
If you care about health care in America, now is the time to let politicians know.
An uncritical recent NPR report on a mobility study stigmatized disability and failed to interview health care stakeholders.
Outrage over the high cost of the EpiPen misses the bigger point: Americans are paying for health care when they shouldn’t be.
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.
Junior doctors in Britain are struggling to protect their rights in the workplace while providing the best care to patients.
When bipartisanship failed, Obama found himself unable to recapture momentum, leaving him increasingly frustrated.