Atul Singh

Founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief
Atul Singh is the founder, CEO and editor-in-chief of Fair Observer. He has taught political economy at the University of California, Berkeley and been a visiting professor of humanities and social sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar. Atul studied philosophy, politics and economics at the University of Oxford on the Radhakrishnan Scholarship and did an MBA with a triple major in finance, strategy and entrepreneurship at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He worked as a corporate lawyer in London and served as an officer in India’s volatile border areas where he had a few near-death experiences. Atul has also been a poet, playwright, sportsman, mountaineer and a founder of many organizations. His knowledge is eclectic, and his friends often joke that it comes in handy when access to Google is limited.
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Why Saudi Arabia and Iran Are Making Out Now

China has brokered a historic deal between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shia Iran who have been at loggerheads since 1979. This is not only a major setback to the US but also a marker of things to come. The US is energy independent while China relies for much of its energy upon the Persian Gulf, which will increase the importance of China’s role in this region going forward. Continue Reading

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Shorter Workweek Better than Death by Overwork or Lying Flat

In many modern economies, people have been working extremely long hours. This has caused stress, poor health and even death. Some have reacted by neglecting work itself and choosing an easy life. A few companies and countries have experimented with a shorter workweek, which might be the way forward. Continue Reading

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Street Grit and Messi Magic Lead Argentina to Glory

Politics, dictatorship and football have been closely intertwined in Argentina’s troubled history. In 1978, the country’s murderous military dictatorship hosted and won a “dirty” World Cup to bolster its legitimacy. In 1986, Argentina viewed Maradona’s “hand of god” against England as revenge for the 1982 Falklands War. At a time of increasing inflation and rising poverty, the 2022... Continue Reading

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