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Bangladesh 2021: Whose vision?

Bangladesh 2021: Whose vision?

Niaz Alam

Tue, May 30 2017

Whoever is in power in 2021 will have the power to shape the next 50 years of history

Hogwarts for oligarchs

Hogwarts for oligarchs

Niaz Alam

Sun, May 28 2017

There’s more to London’s sheen than meets the eye

Remember Rana Plaza all year round

Remember Rana Plaza all year round

Niaz Alam

Sun, Apr 23 2017

People all round the world can and should do more than simply wait for April 24

Brexit through the looking glass

Brexit through the looking glass

Niaz Alam

Tue, Mar 28 2017

The clock is ticking. Time to get real

Does Bangladesh have  an age of...

Does Bangladesh have an age of...

Niaz Alam

Sat, Mar 11 2017

Logically, it should be the same as the minimum age for marriage

Repugnant vs Demagogue

Repugnant vs Demagogue

Niaz Alam

Fri, Nov 4 2016

No matter who wins on November 8, there will be a lot of unhappy Americans

The road from Rana Plaza

The road from Rana Plaza

Niaz Alam

Sun, Apr 24 2016

Three years on, the scale of the pain caused by the Rana Plaza tragedy remains as shocking as ever. ...

The great Bangladesh cyber heist shows...

The great Bangladesh cyber heist shows...

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Sat, Mar 12 2016

The Federal Reserve is faced with the task of having to explain to its customers (essentially all the...

Short memories, big crisis

Short memories, big crisis

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Thu, Jan 28 2016

When it comes to the world of finance, few people remember to ask the simple questionsAnother January,...

Who will say no to the Sauds?

Who will say no to the Sauds?

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Thu, Jan 7 2016

The world needs to wake up and start holding the Saudi royal family to accountEveryone expects this week’s...

However many they kill, they will...

However many they kill, they will...

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Sun, Nov 15 2015

Intolerance and sectarianism are the real enemy. They must be defeated and overcome everywhereIs there...

Resilience is not useless

Resilience is not useless

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Tue, Sep 1 2015

Who can say that Bangladesh’s people are anything but resilient?There’s nothing I can say or do...

Inbetweeners v ISIS

Inbetweeners v ISIS

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Tue, Aug 11 2015

The obvious difference is that one group invites laughter, the other horror and revulsionA small band...

How many roads must a city lay...

How many roads must a city lay...

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Mon, Jul 13 2015

To some extent, congestion is part of the price for living in a successful, densely populated mega-cityUrban...

Getting beyond boundaries?

Getting beyond boundaries?

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Tue, Jun 2 2015

A day can be a long time in politics. On Saturday, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi hyped...

Democracies at war over genocide

Democracies at war over genocide

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Sat, Mar 28 2015

The Blood Telegram by Gary Bass is the best single account of how the United States responded to the...

If Malcolm X came back today

If Malcolm X came back today

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Sun, Mar 1 2015

Last month saw the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, the visionary African-American...

Blasphemy lies in the eye of the...

Blasphemy lies in the eye of the...

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Wed, Feb 18 2015

Red wine is a sinful intoxicant to Muslims, but a sacrament to Catholics, one man’s meat is another man’s...

William Dalrymple: A South Asian love...

William Dalrymple: A South Asian love...

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Sat, Nov 22 2014

The highly accomplished and widely read historian William Dalrymple proved excellent company during our...

Hello Draconia

Hello Draconia

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Tue, Sep 30 2014

Do we really want to be known as a country that locks people up for writing a satirical song or disagreeing...

Scotland’s dreaming

Scotland’s dreaming

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Tue, Sep 9 2014

As a politician who once campaigned on the phrase ‘broken Britain,’ Cameron must now be dreading the...