Daily Archives: November 7, 2012

Know your friends and foes

KNOW YOUR FRIENDS AND FOES By M. Sanjeeb Hossain Introduction 37 years ago our four national leaders, Syed Nazrul Islam, Tajuddin Ahmed, M Mansur Ali and AHM Qamaruzzaman were brutally murdered within the confines of the Dhaka Central Jail, marking the … Continue reading

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How Did We Arrive Here?

How Did We Arrive Here? A mixture of majoritarianism and ethno-religious identity has been in the making for quite some time in Bangladesh, notes ALI RIAZ. Much has been written on the atrocities committed in Ramu in Cox’s Bazar district on … Continue reading

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Ethnic cleansing, the world should know about

Ethnic cleansing, the world should know about by F R Chowdhury We all know Buddhism is based on “hatred to none and no revenge”. So much so that even killing an ant is also prohibited. We always considered Buddhists as … Continue reading

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Exposing The Truth

   The Infomocracy Dilemma: Revolution or Disengagement? A very small yet conscious minority has come to the realization that the current world regime is one giant corporate infomocracy that needs to be terminated with “extreme prejudice”, disengagement being the weapon … Continue reading

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A NEW WORLD – What Comes After Money

A NEW WORLD – What Comes After Money By Ehsan Abdullah The money game … We are all forced to play it, whether we like it or not. A few leap across the Monopoly board with great gusto, building or … Continue reading

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Bangladesh’s sustained progress

Bangladesh’s sustained progress If only politics were detoxified we could do wonders The British magazine Economist has spoken highly of Bangladesh’s socio-economic progress during the last two decades calling it ‘big and excellent’ achievement. This has actually brought to the … Continue reading

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The sins of November

Syed Badrul Ahsan November 7 is a reminder of justice not done, of law and morality thrown to the winds, of the state all too easily becoming hostage to organised criminality. On this day in 1975, three of the bravest … Continue reading

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Romney vs. Obama: Where’s the Choice?

Americans love choice. Walk into any US supermarket and you will be confronted by 1,000 different brands of everything from cereal to corn chips to cola. It takes supreme patience just to choose the right toothpaste or dish detergent from … Continue reading

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