Category Archives: Government

Justice Habibur Rahman (1928-2014)

Justice Habibur Rahman (1928-2014) by Faruk Wasif, translated by Nadine Murshid for Let people judge Justice Habibur Rahman. They have his writings to judge him by. I can only … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Politics is hard work — are we willing?

Politics is hard work — are we willing? by Jyoti Rahman, adapted from earlier version posted at Mukti Will future historians think of 2013 as a pivotal year for Bangladesh?  … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · 3 Comments

Sadly, it is us, not them

Sadly, it is us, not them by Srabanti Datta for “If we take a thorough look, we’ll see that across every regime, we the citizens actually instigate, motivate, take part in, and take … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

লুটেরা পরিবারতন্ত্রের বাহির থেকে এই দেশে পরিবর্তন আনার একটা উপায় সম্পর্কে আলোচনা- পর্ব ২ |একটা সম্ভাব্য রাস্তা

ছোট কালে, প্রাথমিক স্কুলের চয়নিকা বই এ এক মৃত্যু পথ যাত্রী পিতার গল্প আমরা অনেকেই পড়েছি | যেইখানে পিতা তার পাচ সন্তান কে ডেকে তাদের হাতে একটা করে লাঠি  দিয়ে … Continue reading

October 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The prequel to the doomsday – or the impossibility of it

by Rumi Ahmed for AlaloDulal The last installment of this analysis tried to explain government’s suicidal fixation on undermining Professor Muhammad Yunus. One possible explanation, as alluded to in that … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · 4 Comments

Muhammad Yunus and the Terminator

Professor Muhammad Yunus is a man with formidable international name recognition, domestic popularity and civil society –donor acceptance. So he definitely is a rival to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 8 Comments

The Story of Ward 27: Part 4, Why We Vote

The Story of Ward 27: Part 4, Why We Vote by Nayma Qayum for  Why We Vote Bashabo suffers from a dearth of basic resources. But residents not only … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rupam Dhrubo: When Freedom Emerges through Individuals

When Freedom Emerges through Individuals~ by Rupam Dhrubo The Self I was born alone, and thus will I die. Am I a Muslim, or a Bengali, or a member of … Continue reading

August 10, 2013 · 3 Comments

Constitutionalism Run Amuck

Constitutionalism Run Amuck by Shafiq Democracy is a set of values; democracy is not a set of rules.  If the people of the land cannot contain the values within themselves, … Continue reading

August 2, 2013 · 4 Comments

The Road to Court 21

The Road to Court 21 by Seema Amin for “O bleating without wool! O Wound!” Lorca Prologue: the incidental messenger ‘Now you say the income of the Adamjis, Dauds … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment



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