Afsan Chowdhury

Fake FF certificates: Our legacy or our shame?

September 27, 2014
Fake FF certificates: Our legacy or our shame?

The case of the certificate-faking Secretaries is a source of shame and rage for many. These officials managed to get certificates, one is not sure when, and used it to gain benefits. Read more »

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M. Sophia Newman

What we need to do to survive

September 26, 2014
What we need to do to survive

This weekend, I stood at the corner of 65th and Broadway in New York City and I thought of Marium. The occasion was the People’s Climate March Read more »

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Ahmed Shafee

Amending balance in a high-trapeze act

September 22, 2014
Amending balance in a high-trapeze act

One of my favourite TV channels was c-SPAN, which unfortunately my cable company does not provide any more. I could watch important US Senate Committee Read more »

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A. Rahman

A misplaced ego of the West

September 21, 2014
A misplaced ego of the West

The world is heading towards a new round of confrontation — not between a brutal Middle Eastern State and the liberal West Read more »

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Edward Hadas

The economic lessons from Scotland

September 20, 2014
The economic lessons from Scotland

Adam Smith, one of the leading figures of the 18th century Scottish intellectual enlightenment, liked free markets and restrained governments. Read more »

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Hammad Ali

Growing troubles

September 18, 2014
Growing troubles

The first time I came across the word escalation was several years ago, in a book about military strategy. Read more »

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Afsan Chowdhury

It’s not about Sayedee’s trial, but AL’s supremacy

September 17, 2014
It’s not about Sayedee’s trial, but AL’s supremacy

The reduced sentence of Delwar Hossain Sayedee has come as a shock to many. Many even feel that he has been allowed to go ‘free’ Read more »

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Shamsin Ahmed

The ‘normal’ ones?

September 16, 2014
The ‘normal’ ones?

When I was eight years old I watched an Indian movie where the mother of the hero had gone mad, possibly from trauma Read more »

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Irfan Chowdhury

Privatisation: A principal principle?

September 15, 2014
Privatisation: A principal principle?

Suffering unabating influenza and incessant coughs made me realise that, no matter how good the treatment Read more »

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