Media Roundup – Week of November 8th

From Doctors Without Borders – An Internal Review on the bombing of an MSF hospital in Kunduz

Image source:  Foreign Policy

Image source: Foreign Policy

Doctors Without Borders released a report detailing the events and aftermath of the airstrikes on the Kunduz Trauma Centre in Afghanistan on October 3. The report calls for an independent investigation of the events and answers from the U.S. government and military. Read the full report here.

Amartya Sen weighs in – “Women’s Progress Outdid China’s One-Child Policy

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen argues that female empowerment in China actually outpaced the effects of the One-Child Policy in producing smaller family sizes.

“China needs to rely even more on the force of reasoning, rather than on legal compulsion.”

Watch the historic handshake between China’s Xi Jinping and Taiwan’s Ma-Ying jeou

Video source: CCTV+

This marks the first time in 66 years that China and Taiwan’s leaders have met since its separation in 1949.

Listen to Obama rejecting the Keystone XL Pipeline in his White House statement

Video source: CNN

Obama cited America’s responsibility in global climate change in defending his decision.

“America is now a global leader when it comes to taking serious action to fight climate change… And, frankly, approving this project would have undercut that global leadership.”

A Map on Where Climate Change is a Big Deal (And Where it Isn’t) from The Washington Post

Image source:  The Washington Post

Image source: The Washington Post