In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Garnett Stokes, president of the University of New Mexico.
In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Zurab Pololikashvili, the secretary-general of the World Tourism Organization.
In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Afshin Marashi, professor of modern Iranian history at the University of Oklahoma.
The college admissions scandal is beginning to reveal some of the obvious flaws in the educational marketplace in the US. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary reports.
In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to the renowned Bangladeshi photographer and activist Shahidul Alam.
How can we push students to breaking point, only to have them be let down by the mental health services?
Every hour, a student commits suicide in India. On February 1, a student of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) killed himself by jumping off his hostel building in Hyderabad. In early January, a 27-year-old medical student killed herself because she was unable to handle exam stress. December 2018 saw three suicides in four days in the city of Kota, in Rajasthan. According to latest available data from the National Crime Records Bureau, a student commits suicide every hour in India.
Does US culture’s problem of defining words explain the current state of political confusion? The Daily Devil’s Dictionary reports.
The gilets jaunes movement has become a part, even a fixture, of contemporary French culture.In an article for Fair Observer about how the far right in the UK has appropriated the symbols of the gilets jaunes (yellow vests) movement in France, doctoral researcher Natalie James highlights the virulence of British nationalist populism while missing an important nuance about the yellow vests themselves. “As appears to have happened in France, protests around single issues have been hijacked by nationalist rhetoric through an entanglement of complex issues related to equality, autonomy and patriotic nationalism,” she writes. French observers have noticed the failure of the nationalist right to dominate the gilets jaunes agenda.
In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to renowned American poet and literary scholar Charles Bernstein.