Europe’s Far Right Fails to Capitalize on COVID-19

By Jean-Yves Camus

Europe’s radical-right parties have quickly understood the benefit they can derive from criticizing their respective governments in managing the COVID-19 health crisis. Their communication focuses on three main areas. First, they question the animal origin of the epidemic through the use of several conspiracy theories. Second comes the criticism of globalization presented as the root cause of the pandemic. And, finally, they criticize the threats...

India’s Need of the Hour: Organic Fruit Production

By Satya Prakash Negi

While sipping a hot cup of tea and browsing the latest news on my cellphone on the morning of July 20, the headline “Himachal to be fruit bowl soon, Rs 100-cr project planned” caught my attention. To put this in an international context, this project amounts to approximately $13.6 million. When I read the article, I learned that the state government of Himachal Pradesh in...

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How Will COVID-19 Change Our World?

How Will COVID-19 Change Our World?

By Atul Singh

Editor’s Note: These are unprecedented times. A global pandemic has changed life as we know it. In recent months, Fair Observer has examined the crisis through political, economic and social lenses, publishing articles from around the world. The result is three 360° series that we urge you to read. You...


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The UAE Gambles by Normalizing Relations With Israel

How the Romans Responded to Disasters

Narratives About Turkish Military Interventions

Europe Is Divided in Libya

Why Listening and Learning Come Before Strategy

The Interview

Iran’s unpopular quest for nuclear energy has dominated news headlines for decades. This has left little room for reporting on less-discussed topics about the country. One of these is tourism. At a time of a pandemic, Iran continues to face grueling international sanctions and domestic divisions. But it is an uncontested fact that the country has a long revered civilization, and...

By Kourosh Ziabari & Kamila Napora