The bottom line on Trump’s Kim Jong-un meeting, How the West should deal with the Russian nerve gas attack, Francis Fukuyama was wrong on liberal democracy, Australian gun control did stop mass killings, Gender equality is not a zero-sum game

A roundup of global commentary for the March 26, 2018 weekly magazine. Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

After Social Media Star’s Murder, Pakistan Will Move to Outlaw ‘Honor Killings’

Pakistan will move to ban so-called “honor killings” as soon as possible following the murder of a prominent social media celebrity by her brother last week, the daughter of the country’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Wednesday. A bill to remove the provision in Pakistani law that allows a victim’s family to pardon his(…)

Beyonce: Impassioned Post Urges Fans to Take Action Against Police Killings

Unlike many stars today, Beyonce doesn’t do a whole lot of tweeting or Instagramming or commenting on the controversial topics of the day. So when she breaks her silence, you know she means business. Outraged by the recent fatal attacks by police on Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, Queen Bey posted a message to her website calling(…)