Fair Observer

Fair Observer is a US-based nonprofit media organization that aims to inform and educate global citizens of today and tomorrow. We provide context, analysis and multiple perspectives on world news, politics, economics, business and culture. Our online journal is recognized by the US Library of Congress with International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) 2372-9112. We have a crowdsourced journalism model that combines a wide funnel with a strong filter. This means that while anyone can write for us, every article we publish has to meet our editorial guidelines. Already, we have more than 1,700 contributors from over 50 countries, including former prime ministers and Nobel laureates, leading academics and eminent professionals, journalists and students.

Indian Agriculture Still Faces Problems

May 21, 2021

As a second wave of COVID-19 infections sweeps through India, the farmers’ protests are no longer in the news. Yet the underlying issues facing Indian agriculture have not gone away.

The 'Ndrangheta Explained

April 20, 2021

The ‘Ndrangheta, Italy‘s most powerful criminal organization, has been in the news lately. But what does the ‘Ndrangheta do?

Holi Explained

March 28, 2021

This year, Holi takes place during a global pandemic. This highly-social festival of colors is fast becoming popular around the world. So, what is the festival all about?

In Conversation With General David Petraeus

March 22, 2021

General David Petraeus, the former CIA director, lays out his vision for US foreign policy, identifying the key threats to world order and how America and its allies can tackle them head on.

The Case for Digital Education

February 18, 2021

Journalist and educator Esther Wojcicki explains how the pandemic has disrupted traditional teaching methods — and why that’s good for children.

The Electrification of Everything

January 19, 2021

Tech titan Steve Westly presents his case for clean technology. Can it jump-start the global economy and help prevent climate change?

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