Category Archives: Corruption

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

Farhad Mahmud: Is there ‘good’ and ‘bad’ corruption?

Is there ‘good’ and ‘bad’ corruption ? by Farhad Mahmud for Corruption is an important issue and throws up some interesting problems and dilemmas.

June 15, 2013 · 18 Comments

Shameema Binte Rahman: An existentialist photograph and the reality of non-existence

An existentialist photograph and the reality of non-existence by Shameema Binte Rahman, Translated from Bengali for by Tibra Ali A photograph. The whole body is buried under debris. Only … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Anu Muhammad: While Our Eyes Are Elsewhere

While Our Eyes Are Elsewhere by Anu Muhammad, Translated by Tibra Ali for Despite putting people from all walks of life at risk, the recent violence and uncertainty in … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · 4 Comments

Case Niko: Ottawa’s corruption test case

Niko Resources: Ottawa’s corruption test case - GREG MCARTHUR/ THE GLOBE AND MAIL By Bangladeshi standards, the red-brick compound of A.K.M. Mosharraf Hossain is a country estate. A four-foot wall encircles the … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · 4 Comments

The Guns of Bretton Woods

The following is a documentary on Joseph Kony of Uganda Lord’s resistance Army. The documentary vividly describes the despicable crimes committed by Kony. The man who was dispatched by the … Continue reading

October 7, 2012 · 8 Comments

A man called Azam Khan: Railline-er oi bostite

This blog is named after guru Azam Khan, who sang “Railine er oi bosti te/Jonmechilo ekti chele/Ma taar kade/Cheleti more geche/Hai amar Bangladesh”. Today, another Azam Khan finally speaks up.

October 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Share Market, Destiny, Hallmark: “Pathological Greed”

Rahnuma Ahmed: Who benefits? Cabinet ministers, their family members, their family businesses (suspicions of a “cartel”). Ruling party loyalists. Traders. Stock market regulators (officials in the Securities and Exchange Commission, … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

Padma Bridge: Back to World Bank!

After doing so much NATOK all summer, Awami League ends up “following” all of World Bank’s directives, and the WB, “satisfied”, reopens Padma Bridge funding discussion. So why did Awami … Continue reading

September 21, 2012 · 14 Comments

Not all dog would run and jump after the treat — but does it matter?

Awami League political stalwart Tofael Ahmed and center left political icon Rashed Khan Menon declined a recent offer to be ministers for the last year of Awami League Government. Although … Continue reading

September 15, 2012 · 1 Comment



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