15h ago| Opinion

Are you sure you’re not suffering from unconscious bias?

My business partner and the co-founder of the company is female. She is every bit my equal in the company and in the design of the products and services we are rolling out.

What Covid-19 revealed about hunger

In South Africa, many people struggle to access sufficient quantities of healthy food. Because their diets are high in processed foods, refined starch, sugar, and fat, they face a double burden of...

15h ago| RMG NOTES

A case for regulatory oversight of online apparel retailers

As a clothing manufacturer, there are a great many legal and regulatory hoops I must jump through in order to remain in operation without falling foul of the law.

3d ago| Opinion

Why Bangladesh should seek an observer seat on the Arctic Council

The Arctic Council is a high-level intergovernmental forum comprising the eight circumpolar Arctic states: Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the United States.

4d ago| Opinion

Where logic ends, our electricity policy begins

Over a decade ago, power supply in Bangladesh was inadequate and production was virtually nonexistent. Increasing power production was a dire necessity then. The last caretaker government initiated...

4d ago| Opinion

Here comes the flood

With rapid industrialisation and increased technological complexity over the last two centuries, we seem to have lost touch with the magnitude of our effect on our surroundings.

September 18, 2021
September 18, 2021

The great ‘tamasha’ of California recall election

It was a political circus almost as outsized as America’s largest state: California.

September 18, 2021
September 18, 2021

With Covid, there’s no easing back into campus

It is as refreshing as watching flowers of urban forestry in bloom or the roadside plants glisten after a bout of rain.

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

Why Bangladesh should seek an observer seat on the Arctic Council

The Arctic Council is a high-level intergovernmental forum comprising the eight circumpolar Arctic states: Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the United States.

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

Reclaiming streets for our children

Here is an important but little-known fact about car parking: the more that is provided, the greater the demand.

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

How the UN efforts began in a war-ravaged country

Today marks the 47th anniversary of Bangladesh becoming a member of the United Nations, so it’s an opportune moment to take a look at the UN operations in the early days of independent Bangladesh.

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Financing a Sustainable Global Food System

The global food system is unsustainable. While it is worth approximately USD 8 trillion annually, its negative impact is valued at roughly USD 12 trillion. And this is not the system’s only...

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Here comes the flood

With rapid industrialisation and increased technological complexity over the last two centuries, we seem to have lost touch with the magnitude of our effect on our surroundings.

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Where logic ends, our electricity policy begins

Over a decade ago, power supply in Bangladesh was inadequate and production was virtually nonexistent. Increasing power production was a dire necessity then. The last caretaker government initiated...

September 15, 2021
September 15, 2021

Tackling climate emergency requires a global pact

The impacts of the recent hurricane Ida in the United States, which killed more than 50 people and caused floods as far as in New York, was acknowledged by President Joe Biden as being more severe...

September 15, 2021
September 15, 2021

The shaky roots of democracy revealed by a pandemic

Covid-19 has accelerated the pace of change around the world. From the way we live and work to the way we think and act—everything has gone through dramatic change due to the ongoing pandemic.