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Moving forward from the tragedy

Moving forward from the tragedy

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

A garment manufacturer takes a long, hard look at what needs to be done The meeting of the BGMEA...

Buyers are culpable too

Buyers are culpable too

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

Buyers cannot avoid moral responsibility over factory deaths Much has been said about who’s...

Intellectual property rights in...

Intellectual property rights in...

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

It is time for the country to start taking property rights seriously Bangladesh is rapidly taking steps...

The true face of the garment...

The true face of the garment...

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

The impression made by Tazreen and Rana Plaza shouldn’t define the sector With all the blaming,...

Of lungis and national pride

Of lungis and national pride

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

“Choli ke piche kya hai? (What’s behind the blouse?)” was a song that sent India...

Continuing to hope for unrealistic...

Continuing to hope for unrealistic...

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

 While civil society and activists fight to regain ground lost, a far more insidious and difficult...

Social responsibility in business: A...

Social responsibility in business: A...

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Sun, Apr 28 2013

Social responsibility in business entails a somewhat common sense notion The phrase “social...

Justice for all

Justice for all

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Fri, Apr 26 2013

The exploitation of our workers must be brought to an end In the wake of the tragic events at Savar...

Kurosawa: A solution to workers'...

Kurosawa: A solution to workers'...

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Fri, Apr 26 2013

It happened again. Due to the negligence of factory owners, more than 100 people died. And we are...

Have they ever had any reason to...

Have they ever had any reason to...

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Fri, Apr 26 2013

The building collapse at Savar, and the following why and how of the incident in the various media,...

Shahbagh: Three months later

Shahbagh: Three months later

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Fri, Apr 26 2013

Three months into the Shahbagh movement, we are in somewhat better position to perhaps ask - why all...

It means nothing to be Bangladeshi

It means nothing to be Bangladeshi

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Fri, Apr 26 2013

The nation has failed to live up to its ideals The past few months, we’ve seen a resurgent...

Human life on sale

Human life on sale

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Fri, Apr 26 2013

In marketing design class, we were taught that many factors effect a reader’s decision: font,...

Will corruption kill us all?

Will corruption kill us all?

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Fri, Apr 26 2013

Yet another tragedy in Savar, where hundreds of garments- workers have died. Yet again, there will...

Will we continue to be silent?

Will we continue to be silent?

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Fri, Apr 26 2013

Those responsible must be held accountable One girl asked him [the factory manager]: “Mr. Bonstein,...

Human life on sale

Human life on sale

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Fri, Apr 26 2013

There are brave people like Nazma Akhtar who are fighting tirelessly for the rights of the workers...

How many deaths will it take till we...

How many deaths will it take till we...

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Wed, Apr 24 2013

The time has come for Bangladesh to prove that we truly value all human life We have been here...

Of good versus evil

Of good versus evil

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Wed, Apr 24 2013

When I was a child, I always believed good triumphed over evil. There was never a question of it...

No end to injustice of war on...

No end to injustice of war on...

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Wed, Apr 24 2013

Despite campaign promises, Guantamo remains open More than four years after Barack Obama pledged to...

Rewards and punishment for winners and...

Rewards and punishment for winners and...

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Wed, Apr 24 2013

It is high time political parties learn to coexist so that people can get on with their daily lives ...

The post-American world

The post-American world

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Wed, Apr 24 2013

As America's influence wanes, we see China coming up as the challenger In a unipolar world order, the...