This week: Sierra Leone is so much more than Ebola, US politics are in an uproar, a British woman may have been murdered by her family in Pakistan, and the inside story on supposedly neutral journalism events at the RNC.
We’re reading stories on subjects from the politics of tiny houses to the terrifying civil rights crackdown in Turkey this week. Join us!
This week, we share some of our reading on the Black Lives Matter movement and the wave of protest sweeping across the United States yet again.
The editors of Global Comment share what they’re reading this week, from commentary on the Rio Olympics to an interview with Geert Wilders.
A new proposal to tax opioids to fund addiction treatment would harm chronic pain patients and do nothing to stop addiction.
Should the United States be worried about Donald Trump’s obsession with brutal dictators, and what could it mean for a possible Trump presidency?
Monday’s Supreme Court decision was about a lot more than Texas’ HB2 and TRAP laws: It was about affirming abortion rights in frank terms.
Global Comment has a Brexit hangover: See what we’re reading about Britain’s decision.
Global Comment’s editors are reading about homosexuality and Islam, LGBQT rights in Turkey, the resurgence of the Confederate flag under the influence of Trump, Paris after terrorism, and a brave new world of bioethics for fish eaters.
It’s time for gun owners to wrestle the conversation about gun control away from the hands of the NRA.