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An exclusive interview of Prof. Craig Brandist (by Sankar Ray)

The following post has been received in an email from Mr. Sankar Ray, a Kolkata-based veteran journalist and analyst. Mr. Ray is a long time well wisher and member of mukto-mona.
– Jahed Ahmed
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Dr Craig Brandist is , Professor of Cultural Theory and Intellectual History , University of Sheffield and director Bakhtin Centre. Among […]

By |April 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Regionalism

One evening, on a busy highway in Dhaka city, a suprobhat bus broke down, and a turag bus rammed into it, though the hit was not very hard, for the bus driver had slammed on the brake on time. If not so, a fatal accident could have happened. Due to the hit, both buses jolted, […]

By |April 10th, 2015|Literature, Society|0 Comments

Bangladesh vs. Religious Extremists

Nationalism, socialism, democracy, and secularism are the four fundamental principles of the Bangladesh Constitution. Ironically we are living in a country where the constitution speaks for secularism, but society does not.

Religious intolerance has grown deep roots in our society, and now we are experiencing its extremes. Bangladesh is not a good place for practicing the […]

TO THE MACHETES WIELDING MURDERERS OF AVIJIT AND BABU

I am placing some oft repeated questions before the murderers of Avijit and Babu and the supporters of those murderers. I hope that instead of using machetes they will use keyboard this time to answer the questions. It appears that the Bangladeshi Islamists are not capable to take part in any intellectual discourse pertaining to […]

Rafida Ahmed in American Atheists Convention 2015

Rafida Ahmed Bonya; Prominent Bangladeshi science writer and wife of late writer Avijit Roy who was brutally killed by Islamic fundamentalists on 26 February 2015. Here is her video message for American Atheists Convention 2015.

Rafida Ahmed in American Atheists Convention 2015

Rafida Ahmed Bonya; prominent writer and the wife of the late writer Avijit Roy who was brutally killed by Islamic fundamentalists on 26 February 2015, talked about her experience through a video message for American Atheists Convention 2015.

Bangalee Muslims – by Washiqur Babu

Bangalee Muslims are all simple and straight people. They are not communal (the commonly used word for “religious-sectarian” in the Indian subcontinent), do not care for fundamentalism, and are not religiously blind. Whatever (bad) things happen (to them), they happen due to the American conspiracies or the British divide-and-rule policy. They (the Americans and the […]

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