Category Archives: Diaspora

Embrace Love

Embrace Love by Shamsul Islam They call it the love campaign. We called it the last embrace. They say we are the happiest people in the world. Because we are … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · 4 Comments

নির্বাচনী প্রতিশ্রুতি, অর্থনৈতিক প্রবৃদ্ধিতে গবেষণার ভূমিকা, এবং কৃতবিদ্য প্রবাসীদের সম্পৃক্ততা

“যারা বলেন আমাদের দেশের জন্য গবেষণা একটা বিলাসিতা তারা দেখুন কিভাবে আমাদের গবেষকরা বিশ্বমানের গবেষণার বিনিময়ে বাংলাদেশকে খাদ্যে সয়ংসম্পূর্ণ করেছেন। গত কয়েক দশকে জনসংখা দ্বিগুণেরও বেশি হয়েছে আর জমির পরিমান … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Udayan Chattopadhyay: Mind your language

Mind your language: “Too Much Bengali Spoken in Tower Hamlets (Council)” by Udayan Chattopadhyay, for Tower Hamlets is one of the most densely populated Bengali areas outside of the … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · 4 Comments

Faruk Wasif: The Sahibs of Begum Para and the turtles that sell the country

“’Second Home’: The Sahibs of Begam Para and the Turtles that Sell the Country” by Faruk Wasif for Prothom Alo, translated for by Nusrat Chowdhury [please do not reproduce … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · 5 Comments

Please help the minority communities in Bangladesh

Please donate to help the minority communities in Bangladesh who have been the victims of recent violent attacks. Any amount is helpful.

March 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

Surplus Lives! Great Offers!

Surplus Lives! Great Offers! A sky-blue orna with white and sequin embroidery drenched in sand water lay on the floor.

February 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sayedee is Not The Victim Here

From ICSF (International Crimes Strategy Forum) page:

December 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

British Bangladeshi “Power 100″

BRITISH BANGLADESHI POWER 100 list has been released. Problematic concept (“Power”), fuzzy categories, and bizarro inclusions (Gaffar Chowdhury!), but here it is– for blog dissection. Women 1. Irene Zubaida Khan … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · 5 Comments

Language Holding Back New York’s Bengali Voters?

BY NINA PORZUCKI ⋅ NOVEMBER 2, 2012 ⋅  Barbershop in Queens, New York (Photo: Nina Porzucki) Once a month Zain Ahmed treks from the Upper East Side of Manhattan to a windowless basement shop … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Sal Khan: Disruptor

Bangladeshi-American Sal Khan on cover of Forbes magazine.

November 3, 2012 · 1 Comment



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