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Compulsory national anthems, no...

Compulsory national anthems, no...

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Tue, Mar 11 2014

A madrasa ought to be free to follow its own path. After all, it’s a free country, isn’t it?Sometimes...

Every day is like Gunday

Every day is like Gunday

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Fri, Feb 28 2014

Competing countries and ideologies will often have radically different narrativesFirst things first....

Is it a good idea to give away a good...

Is it a good idea to give away a good...

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Fri, Feb 21 2014

Getting the balance right between benefits to society and the moral and economic arguments for rewarding...

When will the value of a Bangladeshi...

When will the value of a Bangladeshi...

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Tue, Feb 18 2014

In the long run industry standards must rise to appreciate the value of the workers’ livesEveryone acknowledges...

Biman, Cobain, and the leaving of a...

Biman, Cobain, and the leaving of a...

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Fri, Jan 31 2014

Would the world be better off if all the talent and money in advertising was used in other ways?Biman...

Closer than you may think, Mandela and...

Closer than you may think, Mandela and...

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Wed, Dec 11 2013

Mujib’s memory today is tarnished in part by the willingness of Bangladeshis to always look for the worst...

Half a world away

Half a world away

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Fri, Nov 29 2013

The people who named the Dhaka-Kolkata train as an “express” when it barely averages 20 miles an hour...

Hey Hay, what can I say?

Hey Hay, what can I say?

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Mon, Nov 18 2013

At Hay Dhaka, as at literary festivals everywhere, hardly a discussion went by without one panelist or...

Whatever happened to ideology?

Whatever happened to ideology?

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Mon, Oct 14 2013

The challenges of building equality and feeding and employing a planet with a couple billion more people...

Qatar 2022 and labour rights

Qatar 2022 and labour rights

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Tue, Oct 8 2013

FIFA had no excuse not to be able to anticipate exactly this type of criticism of abuse of workers ...

Why is this liar lying to me?

Why is this liar lying to me?

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Tue, Oct 1 2013

A thick skin is a useful attribute for any politician. For those that are especially shameless, even...

James Bond is a librarian...

James Bond is a librarian...

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Mon, Sep 2 2013

It is a peculiar irony that the island of Britain, which has historically set much store by traditions...

James Bond is a librarian...

James Bond is a librarian...

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Mon, Sep 2 2013

It is a peculiar irony that the island of Britain, which has historically set much store by traditions...

Boycotts, burgers and illegal...

Boycotts, burgers and illegal...

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Sat, Aug 24 2013

By building at record levels what are internationally denounced as illegal settlements, Israel is...

Northern Ireland’s example for CHT

Northern Ireland’s example for CHT

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Sun, Jun 23 2013

The Chittagong Hill Tracts accord of 1997 is around the same age as the final signing of the Northern...

How rock stars and UK NGOs shaped the...

How rock stars and UK NGOs shaped the...

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Tue, Jun 18 2013

It is interesting to reflect the summit agenda also owes a good deal to NGO campaigners in raising...