That capitalism is cruel should come as no surprise to those who understand either the meaning of cruelty or the logic of capitalism.
A barrage of fireworks light up the smoggy skies of Dhaka and I feel as if I’m in the opening scenes of a dystopian film.
The word “development” - eliciting as it does grandiloquent notions of progress - has become, at least in Bangladesh, something of a red herring.
When people resist what the government would like to wholesale, impose, or force-feed as “development”, democracy seems quite at ease to quell people's resistances, violate pledges and dismiss...
Last week, Freedom House, an independent watchdog organisation that conducts research and advocacy on democracy, political freedom...
On the onset, it seems women are everywhere in the media. You switch on the TV, there is inevitably an attractive woman luring you
Eleven years ago, on a hot, stuffy day not unlike today, a building had come crashing down on the sweating workers of a sweater factory.
We are quite happy, thank you very much, to superficially engage with an issue and then sweep it under the rug as soon as the day is over.
AT the risk of sounding “anti-growth” and “anti-exports” – and heck, of damaging the “image” of the country (because, apparently,
The impassioned descriptions all collide against, but dissolve into each other – the past, present and future, stories of pain, aspiration, fear and anger compete against each other to be heard.