Global Observer

International, domestic students share: What are you most afraid of?
International, domestic students share: "What are you most afraid of?"
Sabira Khalili, Contributor • February 2, 2023

From infancy until old age and death, all people experience dread. Fear is one of our core sentiments and is essential to our existence. Fear...

Detail from a standing room partition. At the Forbes House Museum.
The Business of Addiction: Opium, China Trade & the Forbes Family Fortune
Matt Carroll, Advisor • January 31, 2023

It’s an unsavory history, not often dwelled upon in Western history books. In the 1800s, international traders – many from Boston – sold...

A television news team examines the result of a Russian missile strike in a residential neighborhood in the port city of Mykolaiv, Ukraine, on March 9, 2022.
Has Reporting on Mass Death and War Become too Casual?
Rose Pecci, Contributor • January 30, 2023

It seems that the U.S. has been at war throughout most of history. In fact, it’s been at war for more than 92 percent of the time since its...