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    A leasing company liquidation that tells a sorry tale

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 12, 2019

    THE Bangladesh Bank began the process to liquidate non-banking financial institution People’s Leasing and Financial Services, which was set up in November 1997, on the...

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    Anti-imperialism is only antidote for austerity

    Danny Haiphong | Updated at 11:09pm on July 10, 2019

    Privatisation, predatory lending, and endless war are all preconditions to finance capital’s hegemony, writes Danny Haiphong BLACK liberation strategies must arise from the self-determined political...

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    Why busy-ness is so damaging

    Jackie Smith and Joyce Dalsheim | Updated at 12:00am on July 11, 2019

    Our economic and political order fuels a state of constant activity which harms both individual and community well-being, writes Jackie Smith and Joyce Dalsheim THERE...

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    Arc of Joan

    Mahir Ali | Updated at 12:00am on July 11, 2019

    Baez recorded her poignant ‘Song of Bangladesh’ before her visit to war-torn Vietnam and it was followed less than 10 years later by Cambodia, which...

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    Shocks and aftershocks

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on July 11, 2019

    I HAVE closely witnessed recent events that are impacting the future of our country, the global superpower United States of America. Washington has continued to...

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    Dengue threatens life as city authorities lack action

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 11, 2019

    AN INCREASE in the number of dengue patients this year, compared with the number of patients in the past year, is disconcerting. A total of...

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    Rickshaw restrictions caught in administration ruse

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 11, 2019

    THE making of three city road stretches off-limits to rickshaws and rickshaw-vans, which came into force on July 7 based on a July 3 decision...

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    War, memory and Gettysburg

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on July 10, 2019

    OVER 50,000 soldiers were killed, wounded or reported missing here in July 1863, many of them dying in terrible agony on the battlefield or carted off to improvised hospitals where arms and legs were swiftly amputated and...

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    Question of Muslim political representation

    Sandeep Pandey | Updated at 12:00am on July 10, 2019

    INDIAN Muslims are a deprived community with very low participation in the functioning of the world’s largest parliamentary democracy. This despite the fact that followers of Islam in India are the single largest...

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    Cricket is war minus the shooting

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on July 10, 2019

    ‘CRICKET is war minus the shooting.’ It is especially true when the sub-continental teams of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh take part in ICC cricket matches anywhere in the world. The atmosphere prevailing at that time...