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    Reclaiming your inner fascist

    CJ Hopkins | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2019

    OK, WE need to talk about fascism. Not just any kind of fascism. A particularly insidious kind of fascism. No, not the fascism of the early 20th Century. Not Mussolini’s National Fascist Party. Not Hitler’s NSDAP. Not Francoist fascism or...

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    Leave is a right

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2019

    Casual leave is not a matter of kindness. I never asked for leave for any period during my sickness. But the administrative personnel are still nagging about the number of my children. While the government is paying me during...

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    Lies which the west manufactures and then consumes

    Andre Vltchek | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2019

    AFTER my work in the Middle East had finished, at least for the time being, I was waiting for my flight to Santiago de Chile. In Paris. I could count on a few ‘free’ days, processing what I had heard and...

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    The whiff of a new Arab Spring in West Asia

    Mohammed Ayoob | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2019

    LEBANON and Iraq seem to be on the cusp of far-reaching political change but it is too early to predict the final outcome of the struggles taking place in both countries. The sustained and huge anti-government protests...

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    An inordinate delay in central bank money theft investigation

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    THE Dhaka metropolitan magistrates court has so far extended the deadline for the Criminal Investigation Department for the 38th time to submit its investigation report in the case lodged with the police over the...

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    Independent committee needed to regulate organ donation

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    THE demand for the institution of an independent government agency to regulate organ donation and transplantation that came up at a conference that Gonoshasthaya Nagar Hospital organised on...

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    Myanmar faces three international courts

    Daniele Archibugi | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    IN THE past week, three separate judicial actions were undertaken against Myanmar. The charges are the same in each: genocide and other human rights abuses committed against the...

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    Cost and benefits of LDC graduation

    Jamil Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    BANGLADESH was included in the least developed country list in 1975. In 2015, Bangladesh crossed the threshold of the World Bank-defined lower middle-income country. In March 2018, after a 43-year journey...