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  • Caste in America; The US isn’t safe from the trauma of caste bias0

    Global Nation WGBH News March 08, 2019 By Tinku Ray 7 March 2019 Kanishka Elupula is a doctoral student in anthropology at Harvard University. Credit: Meredith Nierman/WGBH News This article is part three of the “Caste in America” series. Read parts one and two. This series was supported with funding from the Pulitzer Center and

  • Kathmandu Offers Front-Row Seat to History Being Rebuilt0

    Good Sh*tGood Sh*tIf you’d want to drink it, eat it, wear it, ride it, drive it; if it’d be cool to see, listen to or do, we’re writing about it.Read more 7 March 2019 The Basantapur Tower in Kathmandu Durbar Square was badly damaged in the April 2015 earthquake. Because Kathmandu’s historic sites are unveiling

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  • Chinese Embassy Official: No Money Offered to Rohingya in Bangladesh0

    By Kamran Reza Chowdhury and Sunil Barua on Mar 07, 2019 Benar News China has not offered Rohingya refugees money to repatriate to Myanmar, a Chinese Embassy attaché in Dhaka told BenarNews, after the news outlet reported that a delegation of officials from Beijing had promised refugee families up to U.S. $6,000 each if they

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  • Bangladesh: The manuscript of a forbidden history

    Bangladesh government’s Year of Mujib begins this Friday (January 10th). The authorities will do all they can to stop the publication of history critical of the country’s independence leader. Pinaki Bhattacharya January 9, 2020 In 2013, I read the book India after Gandhi by Ramchandra Guha. By then I had written a book, Sonali Banglar Rupali Kotha, on the

  • Telling good lies: Digital rhetoric and rumor in Bangladesh

    by Sayeed Al-Zaman 15 February 2020 How to convince people? Thousands of ways might be there but with a single instrument, that is language. Pursuing others using speech was thought be an art in the Classical Greece: they named it “rhetoric”. Yet, some thinkers like Plato, who was discontented with rhetoric and designated it as

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