Afsan Chowdhury

Dealing with Osmanistaan

June 5, 2014
Dealing with <em>Osmanistaan</em>

So the AL chief has finally spoken. By officially declaring the Osmans of Narayanganj as patriots, the curtain of protection Read more »

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Ahmed Shafee

Neanderthal me!

June 8, 2014
Neanderthal me!

A new revolution in mass education is MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), given by top professors at many of the most well-known universities Read more »

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Tatini Chakma

Indigenous people excluded from remittance economy

June 4, 2014
Indigenous people excluded from remittance economy

Around eight million Bangladeshi migrants are estimated to be working in 143 countries, based on 2011 government figures. Read more »

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Zeenat Khan

What if Jill was Jack?

June 4, 2014
What if Jill was Jack?

In my childhood as I sang along to the popular verses from the classic nursery rhyme “Jack and Jill,” I could sense that Jack is favoured over Jill, by their mother. Read more »

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A. Rahman

Inevitable inequality in capitalism

June 3, 2014
Inevitable inequality in capitalism

With the demise of socialism in the Soviet Union some 25 years ago, the world of capitalism is having a field day now. Not that capitalism was constrained Read more »

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Muhammad Q. Islam

“Don’t worry so much. Give it time.”

June 2, 2014
“Don’t worry so much. Give it time.”

The depraved murder of seven people in Narayanganj on April, 2014 has shocked a nation. Forty years ago, in April 1974, the nation was similarly stunned Read more »

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Julian Francis

Eradicating extreme poverty: Yes, it can be done!

June 1, 2014
Eradicating extreme poverty: Yes, it can be done!

The day before ‘Victory Day’ in 1971, on December 15th, I attended a Bangladesh Government meeting in Calcutta on behalf of Oxfam to discuss Read more »

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Ashiqun Nabi and Md. Ashiq Iqbal

Budget for 2014-15: Reinstating the growth momentum

June 1, 2014
Budget for 2014-15: Reinstating the growth momentum

Bump on the road!

While presenting the budget for 2013-14, the honourable finance minister insinuated for a decelerated GDP growth for the year in view of the upcoming election. Read more »

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