Gun violence is a singularly American problem. But there’s a proven solution, says Robert Muggah, that needs support.

The work of artist Sanford Biggers walks a fine line between poetic and provocative, brilliantly sparking discussions about race, violence and fallen heroes.

For women in the developing world, the focus is on surviving everyday violence, assault and rape. Gary Haugen argues that until we acknowledge the pervasive nature of such violence, we’ll never change anything. He shares five shocking stats he hopes might help us pay closer attention.

There is no "after Ferguson" | Photo: Jon Lowenstein

In advance of the grand jury verdict, photojournalist Jon Lowenstein talks about what he saw in Ferguson, Missouri. With photos and video.

In his 2013 TED Talk, physician Gary Slutkin noted that the spread of gun violence followed the patterns of infectious diseases. Strange, but true. Here, the talk is given a bold visual treatment.

Today’s three must-read stories include ways we’re absolutely destined to screw up, the sorry but hopefully promising tale of a comic book blog’s moves against misogyny, and, well, a story of poo.