This week Global Comment’s editors are enjoying thought-provoking profiles of people from all walks of life.
The United States was quick on the trigger in Syria, but it may trigger escalating instability in the Middle East.
This week, Global Comment editors are reading about women in fracking country, the French election, Muslims in America, and conditions in Syria.
This week, we’re delving deep into longreads on the Syrian war, reflections on post-apocalyptic art, and Obamacare’s dead zones. Join us!
The world is turning its back on Syrian refugees. In Britain, a scant 200 children have been admitted after the closure of the infamous Calais Jungle. Britain can do better, argues Philippa Willits.
We’re reading stories on subjects from the politics of tiny houses to the terrifying civil rights crackdown in Turkey this week. Join us!
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.
Greece is the chokepoint for Syrian refugees and others flooding Europe from the Middle East. As the situation grows more and more untenable, will the nation snap under the pressure?
From an elegy to Al Jazeera America to the musings of a Middle Eastern naturalist, here’s what we’re reading this week.
Making Muslim adherents, nearly 25 per cent of the world population, the punching bag for the crimes of ISIS is a preposterous suggestion.