Author Archive for Nayeem Hossain

The author deals with socio-political issues with an a-political perspective. His passion for secular education and society has involved him with online media activism.

#Shahbag

The verdict of Kader Molla didn’t make me numb for a second, it made me angry. I was saddened prematurely. Like many I thought this verdict would be condemn only by a handful of people in the print or electronic…

Poverty, policy and Politics…

According to US census in 2011 Mississippi’s poverty rate was 22.6; New Mexico 21.5, Louisiana 20.4, Kentucky 19.1, South Carolina 18.9, Texas 18.5. All up from 2010. Funny thing is, it’s easy to say that President Obama’s policies are not…

Science Alarm!

I was watching Elon Musk’s interview in The Daily Show the other night. Those who don’t know, Elon is the entrepreneur and engineer who co-founded PayPal. Later he established Tesla Motors, the premier electric car company and now SpaceX- the…

So this is what success looks like!!

I was talking to a friend of mine, who is a big believer in reverse psychology. If he says he doesn’t believe in God, means he’s praying five times. He is so much into this stupidity that now if something…

Revival of Bangla

Bangla language is going through a phase. The phase is not of natural evolution, rather transformation due to pollution. This pollution should have been stopped by society and its so called intellectuals, but as many social issues the medicine is…

Occupy Wall Street

“Occupy Wall Street” has caught many off guard, not only domestically but also globally. It almost seems like some dumb kids were spending way too much time (probably around five minutes) watching global news and realized what has happened in…

March, Bangladesh and Some Observation

This is the month of March. We always celebrate our Independence Day on this month, but we were actually celebrating one of the success of this independence with the organizing of World Cup Cricket this year. We could’ve done this…

Dilemma of Investment: DSE Story

Just saw the Dhaka Stock Exchange has gone to the Wibley Wobley again. It reminds me of another stock market, but for that everyone will have to know a bit of history. That’s the US stock market back in the…