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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Dhiraj Kumar Nath

Budget 2014: A spirited debate is what we expect

May 31, 2014
Budget 2014:  A spirited debate is what we expect

The second session of the 10th Bangladesh Parliament is expected to be very lively with spirited debates on the budget proposals for the fiscal year 2014-2015. Read more »

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M. Sophia Newman

Managing violence, Chicago-style

May 29, 2014
Managing violence, Chicago-style

In the past year, I’ve written multiple articles about the war crimes tribunals and violence in Bangladesh. People tend to say I must Read more »

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Zeenat Khan

Autism: No cure but hope

May 28, 2014
Autism: No cure but hope

There is no exact data available as to how many children and adults in Bangladesh suffer from Autism Spectrum Disorder. Otherwise known as ASD Read more »

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Tanvir Raquib

Dhaka and its unbearable traffic

May 27, 2014
Dhaka and its unbearable traffic

Life in Dhaka can be unbearable due to constant traffic jam on almost every road and street. Everyday we are becoming less productive Read more »

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Amulya Ganguli

Modi’s gestures: Willingness to make a new beginning

May 26, 2014
Modi’s gestures: Willingness to make a new beginning

If the expectations about Narendra Modi are tinged by a sense of mystery and excitement, the reason is not only that he is an outsider Read more »

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