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US Move on Reproductive Rights Sets Dangerous Precedent

US Move on Reproductive Rights Sets Dangerous Precedent

by    Elena Sarver

Earlier this year, the Trump administration cut funding to the Organization for American States for protecting reproductive rights. While America’s attention has turned to the restrictive abortion bans across numerous states, the Trump administration has continued its relentless attacks on women’s bodies and the very foundations of women’s rights abroad. Under the guise of foreignRead More

Cleaning India with the Indian Notion of Hygiene

Cleaning India with the Indian Notion of Hygiene

by    Praveen Kishore

More than constructing toilets, India needs to change the way its people think, behave and act when it comes to personal and public hygiene. This is the second of a three-part series. Indians have some of the most elaborate cleaning rituals in the world. It has roots in a peculiarly Indian sense of hygiene. At Read More

Democracy Faces a Global Crisis

Democracy Faces a Global Crisis

by    John Feffer

Democracy faces a global crisis. And this crisis couldn’t be coming at a worse time. If you’re a supporter of Donald Trump — or Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil or Matteo Salvini in Italy — you probably think that democracy has never been in better health. Recent elections in these countries didn’t just serve to rotate Read More

Mike Pompeo’s Plans to Interfere with British Elections

Mike Pompeo’s Plans to Interfere with British Elections

by    Peter Isackson

When push comes to shove, allies of the US may see their own democratic processes pushed over the side of the cliff. Before being appointed US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo occupied the position of director of the CIA. Such public figures tend to be doubly guarded and prudent, even in their private conversations after Read More

The University at Buffalo Talks to Fair Observer

The University at Buffalo Talks to Fair Observer

by    Kourosh Ziabari and Satish Tripathi

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Satish Tripathi, the president of the University at Buffalo. A member of the Association of American Universities, the University at Buffalo (UB) is the largest and most comprehensive public research university in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. A world-renowned center for research Read More

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