Let them eat cake! Still?

April 23, 2014
Kayes Ahmed
Let them eat cake! Still?

Qu’ils mangent de la brioche”, (let them eat Cake) or Let them eat brioche (bread with eggs and flour, hence cake) has been attributed to Queen Marie Antoinette Read more »

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Mental health after Rana Plaza: One year later

April 23, 2014
M. Sophia Newman
Mental health after Rana Plaza: One year later

“My head is spinning,” Aklima said to me in Bangla.

It was a chilly spring day in Chicago, and Aklima was a labour activist Read more »

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Too much to die, too little to live

April 23, 2014
Lalon Sander
Too much to die, too little to live

In the wake of the Rana Plaza collapse much seems to be on the move in the Bangladeshi textile industry. In particular the workers have been Read more »

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To Gen. Ayub Khan — Pakistani dictator and owner of Dhanmondi

April 22, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
To Gen. Ayub Khan — Pakistani dictator and owner of Dhanmondi

Hello Ayub Khan Sir, how is death treating you? You may have been little worried about how Bengalis may be thinking about you Read more »

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Exploring Marquez with malaria: A nostalgic obituary

April 21, 2014
Nadia Chowdhury
Exploring Marquez with malaria: A nostalgic obituary

Growing up, I loved reading the books of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. His magnum opus, 100 Years of Solitude Read more »

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Remembering Marquez: A personal tribute

April 20, 2014
Pratiti Shirin
Remembering Marquez: A personal tribute

Gabriel Garcia Marquez is no more, a writer  I became acquainted with his works quite late. Passing by Shahbagh one day Read more »

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