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Our godless brothers

Our godless brothers

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Mon, Oct 26 2015

We should not give in to the threat of violent religious extremismIsn’t it ever-so-difficult to...

Rotten apples

Rotten apples

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Mon, Oct 19 2015

The sorry tale of #RichKidsofDhaka and abuse of privilegeAround 4pm on October 12, an SUV driven by a...

Kill ’em with kindness

Kill ’em with kindness

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Mon, Oct 12 2015

Assisted suicide can be a legitimate way of ending a patient’s sufferingOut of 80 countries analysed,...

Apocalypse when?

Apocalypse when?

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Mon, Oct 5 2015

Our planet isn’t dying, but we areDo we know what’s coming?

Of cows and men

Of cows and men

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Tue, Sep 29 2015

You don’t have to be a vegetarian to believe in animal rightsAs the work week starts for some of us,...

Je ne suis pas Charlie?

Je ne suis pas Charlie?

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Tue, Sep 22 2015

Crossing lines is what Charlie Hebdo does bestCharlie Hebdo has reared its ugly head again. Previously,...

Not the hero we need right now

Not the hero we need right now

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Tue, Sep 15 2015

Would anyone really have cared if the students had protested in some other fashion?So the VATman strikes...

Cry, Bengali, cry

Cry, Bengali, cry

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Tue, Sep 8 2015

Our tears are useless, and far too lateBengali, cry, not because of the 40-year-old death of a great...

Conductor of maladies

Conductor of maladies

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Mon, Aug 31 2015

Buses are, depressingly, the only feasible mode of travel for many in this city. Can’t we do something...

The feminist manifesto

The feminist manifesto

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Mon, Aug 24 2015

A general malaise has been plaguing the label of feminismA heterosexual man and a feminist walk into...

Ode to pornography

Ode to pornography

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Mon, Aug 17 2015

Pornography can be a terrible thing. Ever since the invention of the Internet, its presence has infiltrated...

To kneel at the altar of violence

To kneel at the altar of violence

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Tue, Aug 11 2015

Our passive attitude to the series of blogger murders is leading to the death of our own human rightsLast...

In the land of women

In the land of women

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Mon, Aug 3 2015

This is far from a feminist problem. This is a humanist one. We, as a nation, are allowing half of our...

Dancing with death

Dancing with death

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Thu, Jul 23 2015

With the dire state of our two-lane highways, where overtaking is only slightly safer than playing Russian...

The death of marriage

The death of marriage

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Wed, Jul 1 2015

If we can elevate ourselves to view marriage for what it is -- an archaic and persistent sham created...

For the love of God

For the love of God

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Tue, Jun 23 2015

Freedom of speech would be an unimpeachable tenet, the users of which will not be persecuted, no matter...

Et tu, Bangladesh?

Et tu, Bangladesh?

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Sat, Jun 13 2015

With problems like these, why is patriotism still a thing? Why must we, in all your un-endearing flawfulness,...

Immigration nation

Immigration nation

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Sat, May 23 2015

It has become imperative that people who are born not into wealth, but into abject poverty and impossible...

And then, the letting go

And then, the letting go

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Sat, May 2 2015

Isn’t the right to offend one of the most sacred tenets an individual can have?