Global Comment’s editors are loving longreads on true crime, race in the US, small towns, and internet culture.
Global Comment’s editors are devouring longreads on female convict firefighters in California, the state of paratransit in New York, and training cars to drive themselves. Join us!
Everything from the birth of the gun industry to the complicated politics of selling horses for slaughter along the US border is up for your perusal in this week’s must-reads.
Check in to see what the editors of Global Comment are reading, and add your own favourite reads for the week in the comments, whether you’re interested in more on the primaries, a feminist look at narratives in the tech industry, Indian graphic novels, or anything else under the sun!
When none other than urban legend Patti Smith pronounces, “New York has closed itself off to the young and struggling,” I take it as a sign to move on
While some media outlets may be cracking Downton Abbey jokes, the poor door is no laughing matter.
After a decade this Eastern-European cinephile event has finally come into its own, trading in grand spectacle for subtle gestures.
“This is the second time I have fought for my country,” a marine declared. “But it’s the first time I’ve known my enemy.”
The public has had a long time to understand Obama’s allegiances to Wall Street.
Maybe states can properly regulate fracking. As usual however, science follows our thirst for cheap energy rather than careful research and cautious treading.