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Time to end World Bank immunity

Time to end World Bank immunity

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Fri, Oct 7 2016

We can sue individuals, corporations, and even governments, but why not WB?

Greece’s way out?

Greece’s way out?

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Fri, Jul 24 2015

If the Greeks want to get out of this imprisonment, they have to adopt radically different measures --...

Greece says no

Greece says no

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Wed, Jul 15 2015

Greece is now a zombie state. Stores lack food, ATMs lack money, social services are crippled, there...

FIFA’s problems run deep

FIFA’s problems run deep

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Mon, Jul 6 2015

Is the world’s most popular sport run by a sort of mafia?World soccer’s leading body, FIFA, is...

What can Modi do for Dhaka?

What can Modi do for Dhaka?

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Sat, Jun 6 2015

The key to a mutually beneficial relationship is one with equity. That requires a certain degree of sacrifice...

What Modi’s China trip tells us

What Modi’s China trip tells us

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Fri, Jun 5 2015

Modi’s visit to China received front-page attention from the Chinese media, and the Indian media...

Migrating to uncertainty

Migrating to uncertainty

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Mon, May 18 2015

Jeeban Puri from Sindhupalchowk district in Nepal, while working as a driver in Damam, Saudi Arabia,...

What can we learn from Greece?

What can we learn from Greece?

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Mon, May 11 2015

While the Greek government should look at Ecuador, could the governments in our region look at Greece...

Diverting from the issue

Diverting from the issue

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Sat, Mar 14 2015

No amount of mockery would have been more pronounced than the holding of the Tea and Tribal Festival...

Obama and Modi are changing the...

Obama and Modi are changing the...

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Fri, Feb 6 2015

Indian capitalists and elites nurture ambitions for an increasing slice of the global pieBarack Obama’s...

Greece fights back

Greece fights back

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Fri, Jan 30 2015

With the build-up of the sovereign debt crisis in Europe, the political pundits and financial honchos,...

This land was made for you and me

This land was made for you and me

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Thu, Dec 11 2014

The LBA, if it eventually comes into fruition, will certainly be a matter of rejoice for numerous populations...

Has Saarc failed?

Has Saarc failed?

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Thu, Nov 20 2014

This region is termed ‘poor’ not because it lacks any potential – natural or human – but it has not been...

What Ghulam Azam wrought

What Ghulam Azam wrought

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Tue, Oct 28 2014

The struggle against the Razakars is shifting to a new phase; the outcome will profoundly affect BangladeshA...

Not buying it

Not buying it

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Sat, Oct 4 2014

The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has spread around the world. It should not be judged...

Six years later ...

Six years later ...

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Thu, Sep 25 2014

We vividly remember how the collapse of Lehman Brothers almost destroyed the world financial systemThere...

An isolated Israel

An isolated Israel

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Sun, Sep 21 2014

The result of this action was a political and military defeat for IsraelFinally, on August 26, after...

A spectre on the World Cup

A spectre on the World Cup

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Thu, May 15 2014

It’s a shame that the most popular sporting event of this planet needs an army on the streetsFor a country...

Ukraine’s way out

Ukraine’s way out

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Sat, May 3 2014

Both the Russian aggression and the US-EU imperialism must be defeatedIn 1856, Russia lost the Crimean...

The spectre of the Modifesto

The spectre of the Modifesto

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Tue, Apr 22 2014

In the South Asian region, the arms race is already accelerating at an ugly scaleThe Bharatiya Janata...

The new Modi

The new Modi

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Tue, Mar 18 2014

The butcher of Gujarat is, in his new incarnation, seen as a heroA series of recent opinion polls indicate...