DSA and the quest for an obliged press

The use of the Digital Security Act (DSA) to target journalists in Bangladesh is deeply concerning and goes against the principles of free journalism and freedom of expression. A free and independent press is essential for any democratic society, and journalists must be allowed to report on issues of public interest without fear of retaliation... Continue Reading →

Undoing the damage

Carbon mitigation is something that the world is now running after. We, humans, have caused irreversible damage to Mother Earth by emitting carbon into the air that is making the world a warmer place. Can we undo this? Human behaviour is something that takes decades or even more to change or adapt to new behaviour.... Continue Reading →

Feeling the heat

“Drink whatever you can and remain hydrated.” With these words, the US Ambassador in Dhaka greeted me at a reception in his residence. Soon after I landed in Phoenix on the first day of August, I realized how true his words were. A larger number of people were either carrying water flasks or had just... Continue Reading →

A blueprint for adapting to climate change

How the upgraded project aims for long-term solutions Climate change is an ongoing global phenomenon that has and will bring about significant changes in the ways through which environmental systems, and subsequently the ways of life for human beings, function. As time goes on, changes in various environmental variables, both on a global and local... Continue Reading →

The press must make itself relevant

Despite the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic, Bangladesh witnessed magical growth in per capita income, which rose from $2,591 in 2020-21 to $2,824 in 2021-22. She also outshined India in 2020 in terms of GDP per capita in the current $1961.6. While the country did exceptionally well in these indicators, it performed very poorly in... Continue Reading →

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