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    Looking through the screen at the world’s suffering

    Edward Curtin | Updated at 12:00am on May 13, 2019

    If you are really going to be free, you have to overcome the love of wealth and the fear of death.— Martin Luther King, Jr...

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    Rising inequality may lead to social chaos, economists warn

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    Economists and experts on Sunday said that the government should take immediate steps so that inequality could not emerge strongly in society as sense of...

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    Govt must address gender inequality in its own offices

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2019

    THE inclusion of women in formal economy and public services has not ended gender discrimination for women. Bangladesh Paribar Kalyan Sahakari Samiti members said, as...

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    Experts demand fiscal measures to reduce rising inequality

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    Economists and experts on Thursday demanded taking measures in the national budget for the upcoming fiscal year of 2019-2020 to reduce rising inequality between the...

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    Rising inequality in Bangladesh

    Shazzad Khan | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    BANGLADESH attained its interim graduation from the least developed country to middle-income status in 2018 and is expected to achieve the status permanently in 2024...

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    No freedom without equality at Sabarimala

    Ananya Vajpeyi | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    WHEN Bindu Ammini and Kanakadurga’s entry into the Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala on January 2 elicited a ‘purification ritual’ from the shrine’s priests (picture), one...

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    Bangladesh urban poor victims of health inequalities

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:21am on January 11, 2019

    The urban poor are victims of widening health inequalities because of inadequate facilities and inaccessible health service delivery system in urban areas....

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    Worrying unequal economic development

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    THE country has witnessed a sharp rise in income inequality during the tenure of Awami League led government in the past decade....

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    Economists for steps to address inequality, unemployment

    Shakhawat Hossain   | Updated at 12:50am on December 06, 2018

    Economists expect that political parties, irrespective of ruling and oppositions, should elaborate measures in their election manifestoes to overcome challenges like inequality, unemployment, corruption, capital...

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    No way to run the world

    Paul Rogers | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    TWO reports by Swiss banks, published within a week of each other, offer further revealing evidence on the growth of a wealthy transnational overclass. Credit...