In the Republic of In-Spite-Of…

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My parent’s generation is unique. In their lifetime, three different flags have represented their existence. First, it was the Union Jack, accompanied by the ‘God Save the King’

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A sociology of Dhaka’s traffic congestion

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Traffic congestion has become, alas, an iconic image of Dhaka and the hot-button issue in any dialogue on urban affairs. Recommendations that are typically offered, however, hinge on the flawed idea that there is a quick technical fix (for instance, a fly-over or an elevated expressway). Sure, there could be multiple technical approaches, but the… Read more »

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