Category Archives: US

Sexuality as Liberation? The Work of Salvation Narratives in Neoliberal Times

Sexuality as Liberation? The Work of Salvation Narratives in Neoliberal Times By Dina Siddiqi for “[T]he connection between mosques, Muslims and conservative parents is ‘common sense’ in Euro American … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

American Apparel, gain cheap popularity, but do not act as the grand savior

“more than three million women have been guaranteed jobs through the RMG sector, thus uplifting their status within the family, the society, and the state. If anyone has demolished the … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Trayvon Martin & Limon Hossain: Innocence on Trial

Trayvon Martin and Limon Hossain: Innocence on Trial by Tibra Ali for I recently came across a chalked message on the sidewalk that summed up the media circus and the … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Study of History: The Popular-Academic Divide

Study of History: The Popular-Academic Divide by Shafiq for This article is a continuation of a discussion initiated in an AoD post by Naeem Mohaiemen on March 4th 2013, … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Kimberly Ann Elliott: Better work for Bangladesh

In the wake of Savar and Tazreen, debate rages in garments business about whether to deepen trade ties, or take punitive measures (“39 per cent said they would probably buy … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Siddhartha Mitter: The Cartography of Bullshit

“This week, Fisher proposed to his readers what he titled “A fascinating map of the world’s most and least racially tolerant countries.” The deepest-red, or most racially intolerant, countries were … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

Michael Guerriero: Ten Cents

The Number: Ten Cents by Michael Guerriero for The New Yorker It’s often reported that the recession turned Americans into frugal shoppers. Well, here’s a bargain: spending about ten cents … Continue reading

May 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Disney: No more Mickey Mouse

“Disney is the first celebrated brand to completely stop production in Bangladesh

May 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

Hate Crimes after Boston: Bangladeshi network engineer becomes “fucking Arab”

As Faruque, a Bangladeshi-origin network engineer, turned to return to his meal, one of the other men said: “Yeah, he’s a f–king Arab,” leading to a brutal pummeling that dislocated … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 5 Comments

Dr. Perween Hasan: David Nalin, “friend from overseas” or smuggler of antiquities?

David Nalin: friend or smuggler of antiquities? Guest Post by Dr. Perween Hasan I was surprised and angered to read a report in the daily Prothom Alo (March 30, 2013) … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · 9 Comments



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