As India goes to the polls, its opposition party is proposing a policy that threatens the unity of the country.
Burning Man and Auroville offer a glimpse into the souls of the US and India respectively, and a better understanding of the human condition.
India needs to introspect as to why it has fared so miserably when it comes to being happy. The UN’s 2019 World Happiness Report released in March shows that India is on a declining trend when it comes to happiness. The county ranked 117 in 2015, 118 in 2016, 122 in 2017, 133 in 2018 and is now at 140. This year, the report has focused on “happiness and community,” exploring impact of “good governance, development in technology and social order” on the quality of life. The total number of countries ranked this year is 156, and India’s poor ranking is an indicator of some great systemic injuries, undoubtedly a matter of great concern. The country needs to introspect as to why it has fared so miserably when it comes to being happy.
In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Joshua Kurlantzick, a senior fellow for Southeast Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations.
The grammar of Brexit, stuck for two years in the subjunctive mood, is now aiming at a shift of moods thanks to Wednesday’s indicative vote. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary reports.
Facebook’s ruthlessness illustrates something deeper embedded in US culture: obesity as a positive value. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains.
Trump’s immigration policy and activity on the border has created precisely the disaster he designed it to create. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary reports.
A beluga whale on a suspected spy mission off the coast of Norway adds to the ongoing Western narrative of Russian intelligence services expanding their global reach.
The record number of corporate jets landing in Davos are testimony to a toxic ideology that must be replaced by a more humane zeitgeist.
Italy must return to the lira because joining the euro has been disastrous and sticking with it would be suicidal.