Posts Tagged ‘ Tazreen Garments fire ’

Sumaya and the unconditional cash transfer

September 15, 2013
M. Sophia Newman
Sumaya and the unconditional cash transfer

“When the factory caught on fire, I was stuck inside the burning factory for hours. It was pitch dark. I was inhaling smoke, screaming from my guts,
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Obama sticks it to Bangladesh

June 28, 2013
Kayes Ahmed
Obama sticks it to Bangladesh

I have been in a summer torpor this year, which is not very usual for me. But just as I was getting ready to surrender to the torpor, President Obama decided to stick it to Bangladesh.
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The follies of tadonto committees

May 13, 2013
Adnan Morshed
The follies of <em>tadonto</em> committees

There is every sign that the investigation probe of the Rana Plaza tragedy would soon enter into a no-man’s land. That means we’ll never learn the host of failures
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Fire deaths: The world that does not want to change

November 30, 2012
Kayes Ahmed
Fire deaths: The world that does not want to change

“The fire caused the deaths of 146 garment workers, who died from the fire, smoke inhalation, or falling or jumping to their deaths”. 
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An illusory comfort

November 28, 2012
Irfan Chowdhury
An illusory comfort

How much is a life worth? Not much, if you happen to be in a developing over-populated region, where high unemployment pushes citizens, specially the unskilled and lowly skilled, to accept any jobs ignoring the perils embodied in these jobs.
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