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    Who gets to regulate the internet?

    Anujit Saha | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2019

    Neither the state, nor the employees of the tech-giants can be trusted with the responsibility of filtering out hate speeches and bigotry messages on the...

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    Military and business: the case of Pakistan

    Ridwanul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2019

    Writer Ayesha Siddiqa coins the term ‘Milbus’ which grossly translates into business involvements of military. She argues from the professional standpoint, the armed forces’ exposure...

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    Where are we heading?

    Biva Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019

    In the urban scenario ideas of prosperity and success are installed inside the children from a very early age through parenting and schooling. This has...

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    Manufacturing misrepresentation: from colonial time to Rohingyas

    Ridwanul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    In order to dominate and repress a group of people, power quarters have resorted to policies of defaming and ‘othering’ of targeted communities. Since colonial...

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    Abrar murder: can the party brush off its responsibilities?

    A B M Mahmodul Hasan Shiblee | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2019

    In order to solve any problem, one must acknowledge the problem first. Are the top leaders of ruling political party ready to take the responsibility...

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    The political economy of Dhaka centrism

    Ridwanul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on October 27, 2019

    There are no nearby visible rich agricultural activities but there are several research centres for agricultural research in Khamarbari. It is sheer planned centralisation. And...

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    Discipline and punish: the birth of gonoroom and ragging as microfascism

    Oliur Sun | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2019

    The cultivation of desire for domination and exploitation finds itself a land through the ragging culture perpetuated by the activists of fascism in gonoroom or,...

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    Who killed Abrar?

    Nasir Uz Zaman | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2019

    Recently a student of BUET is murdered by activists of ruling party in a residential hall of the university that shocked the nation. This cannot...

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    A geo-engineered future and its flaws

    Anujit Saha | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2019

    Big fossil fuel corporations are investing in what can be called geo-engineering — an engineering process to manipulate the climate. Arguing that Ethiopia’s unprecedented reforestation...

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    Stairway to green Dhaka

    Nafiul Alam Shupto | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2019

    Dhaka with a population of over 17 million is an urban space expanding in a lightning speed. Unplanned urbanisation and poor transportation infrastructure is making...