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OP-ED: The colour black

OP-ED: The colour black

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Jun 3 2020

Discrimination against dark skin has a been a universal problem across the ages, even here in...

Our worries, as death stalks us

Our worries, as death stalks us

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, May 20 2020

How much longer can the pressure be sustained if coronavirus keeps hovering over us?

The heroes who leave us humbled

The heroes who leave us humbled

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, May 13 2020

To all those who serve quietly, without fanfare

Socialism can yet be Bangladesh’s...

Socialism can yet be Bangladesh’s...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, May 6 2020

The injustices of pseudo-capitalism have crept into our national soul

Prisoner of the pandemic

Prisoner of the pandemic

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Apr 29 2020

We worry that the apocalypse is upon us, but we laugh and joke like old times

Leadership in a fractured world

Leadership in a fractured world

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Apr 22 2020

The world now needs the likes of Ardern and Merkel, not Trump and Bolsonaro

This lengthening procession of...

This lengthening procession of...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Apr 15 2020

How long before that disease comes to your door?

Look to the poor, the hungry, the...

Look to the poor, the hungry, the...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Apr 8 2020

The affluent who are coming out with their begging bowls should be kept at arm’s length

Neither civil nor servants

Neither civil nor servants

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Apr 1 2020

Have our civil servants forgotten their duty?

When Mr Jinnah came to Dhaka

When Mr Jinnah came to Dhaka

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Mar 4 2020

Why March 1948 was a turning point in history 

Rupa Huq should have done her...

Rupa Huq should have done her...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Feb 26 2020

The British MP’s understanding of Bangladesh’s history calls for serious scrutiny

Ekushey and all its forgotten...

Ekushey and all its forgotten...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Feb 19 2020

The day was a bigger chapter in our history than many realize

The murder of Sergeant Zahurul...

The murder of Sergeant Zahurul...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Fri, Feb 14 2020

His death added new impetus to the movement against the Pakistan regime 

Those February people

Those February people

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Feb 12 2020

A tribute to some luminaries born on February 13

Remembering Mohammad Badrul Ahsan

Remembering Mohammad Badrul Ahsan

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Mon, Feb 10 2020

He cared for people and about them

Once upon a time in Lahore

Once upon a time in Lahore

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Feb 5 2020

What happened on February 5, some 54 years ago

Lifting the long silence on Baksal

Lifting the long silence on Baksal

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Jan 29 2020

What January 25 means in our history 

Knowledge from our past

Knowledge from our past

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Jan 22 2020

An argument for substantive studies of history

A president head and shoulders...

A president head and shoulders...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Jan 8 2020

Remembering Jimmy Carter in a time of presidential decline

Journeys through January

Journeys through January

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jan 2 2020

How the month was a passage from innocence to experience