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Change in labour rights starts now

Change in labour rights starts now

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Fri, May 3 2013

The reality is that our country’s workers are often treated little better than slave labour...

What's the hurry?

What's the hurry?

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Tue, Apr 30 2013

The recent move to start demolition activities at the site of the Savar tragedy is a continuation...

Put the blame where it lies

Put the blame where it lies

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Tue, Apr 30 2013

Sohel Rana has been apprehended before he could flee the country, which is a very good thing; he is...

Getting away with murder

Getting away with murder

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

Sohel Rana, the owner of Rana Plaza, has been captured near the Bangladesh-India border. Four of the...

Defying death

Defying death

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

This man was buried underground for several days, but the spark of life in him did not die. The...

Think things through

Think things through

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

Our home minister stated that the rescue operations would only continue until Friday morning The...

The greater good

The greater good

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Sat, Apr 27 2013

Although everyone is horrified about the preventable tragedy that has happened in Savar, it has brought...

RMG workers strike back

RMG workers strike back

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Sat, Apr 27 2013

While we do not condone violence, under any circumstance, however, we do understand the reasons behind...

Never again

Never again

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Fri, Apr 26 2013

Now begins a period of mourning for our fellow Bangladeshis whom we lost in the Rana Plaza tragedy...

In search of leadership

In search of leadership

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Fri, Apr 26 2013

The tragedy in Savar once again showed us how removed the political parties are from the challenges...

The ugliness behind Savar

The ugliness behind Savar

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Fri, Apr 26 2013

Despite knowing by Tuesday that Rana Plaza in Savar was unsafe, and even with cracks being visible...

Do your job, protect our workers

Do your job, protect our workers

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Fri, Apr 26 2013

The tragedy in Savar should remind us all about how poorly employees are treated in Bangladesh, and...

Wrong words at the wrong time

Wrong words at the wrong time

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Fri, Apr 26 2013

By making threats to take over Bangabhaban and re-issuing the threat to besiege Dhaka on May 5, Hefazat...

A small sacrifice

A small sacrifice

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Wed, Apr 24 2013

All of a sudden, a certain Mobarak Hossain has made our national list of most unwanteds. Shooting...

a small sacrifice

a small sacrifice

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Wed, Apr 24 2013

All of a sudden, a certain Mobarak Hossain has made our national list of most unwanteds. Shooting...

A little self-respect, please

A little self-respect, please

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Tue, Apr 23 2013

It is hard to believe that our finance minister, in a recent meeting at the World Bank, brought up...

What's good for the goose

What's good for the goose

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Mon, Apr 22 2013

It is shocking (though hardly surprising) that the AL government would allow activists of the Bangladesh...

A breath of fresh air?

A breath of fresh air?

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Mon, Apr 22 2013

The news that the BNP is considering bringing Zubaida Rahman into the political fold is certainly...

A president to mend fences

A president to mend fences

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Mon, Apr 22 2013

The main opposition party also gave Hamid a tacit nod The government’s decision to nominate...

Burning down the house

Burning down the house

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Mon, Apr 22 2013

Our fire service stations are in horrendous shape How many more buildings and homes will we see...

Get the wheels turning

Get the wheels turning

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Sun, Apr 21 2013

    The government’s inflexibility in its regulations with regard to the import...