Ahmad Ibrahim

The writer studies at Knox College, USA.

February 19, 2016
February 19, 2016

How to Kill a Language

In a couple of days from now, the country will commemorate the day lives were lost in 1952 to preserve the Bengali language and, more

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

In Search of New Shades of the Human Condition

When I first heard of the initial details coming out of the organizing committee of the third edition of Dhaka Art Summit, I felt a little

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

Threading New Paths for South Asian Art

The 3rd edition of the Dhaka Art Summit produced by the Samdani Art Foundation was its most ambitious yet, with the platform evolving

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

The Fourth Estate

The concept of democracy is ever-evolving since the Greco-Roman experiments with the idea of allowing a group of people to decide

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Foreign investments under a heterodox microscope

Economics is not a science. As much as those of us studying and practicing the discipline would like to place it in the same category as the hard, positivist sciences, the fact of the matter is...

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Facebook and the myth of free internet

Almost a year ago, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Chairman Sunil Kanti Bose made the comment that

January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016

Cha-erDokaan, On the Other Side of the World

It had been almost a year and a half since I had been home. Home, noun- the place where one lives permanently, especially as a

January 22, 2016
January 22, 2016

A Fight for Land and Livelihood

Mondagini Bakti stands in front of me with her left hand on her hip and her right hand outstretched towards the light, her palm stained with the yellow of ground turmeric.

January 22, 2016
January 22, 2016

The Bangladesh We Speak of, 45 Years on

Picture a scenario where Mustafizur Rahman, the mercurial new addition to the Bangladeshi cricket team, claims a hattrick in the penultimate over of a game...

January 22, 2016
January 22, 2016

A Revolution Hundred Years in The Making

There is a movement rising at the periphery of the country, where tea workers are finally taking to the street in a coordinated move against the century-long oppression they've been facing.