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      Export-import cost rises as sea freight rate trebles
      Jan16

      Export-import cost rises as sea freight rate trebles

      The Daily Star January 15, 2021 Acute container shortage partly to blame An ocean-going vessel with containers on board is seen in the Karnaphuli river in Patenga. Photo: Star/File Dwaipayan Barua Both import and export costs have risen after the sea freight rate trebled in two months because of an acute shortage of empty containers and a rise in...

      Tape reveals Trump gangster methods in pursuing election coup
      Jan04

      Tape reveals Trump gangster methods in pursuing election coup

      Patrick Martin 4 January 2021 World Socialist Web Site In an hour-long telephone conversation Saturday, leaked to the media and first made public Sunday by the Washington Post, President Donald Trump tried to bully the Georgia secretary of state into overturning the result of the presidential election in his state, which was won by Democrat Joe...

      Giving aid with one hand, taking away rights with the other: Donor countries must hold Myanmar to account
      Oct25

      Giving aid with one hand, taking away rights with the other: Donor countries must hold Myanmar to account

      The Daily Star October 25, 2020 An exhausted Rohingya refugee woman touches the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal, in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh September 11, 2017. Photo: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters Shuprova Tasneem It the donors’ conference co-hosted by the US, UK, EU and UNHCR on October...

      Peaceful Resistance Has Proved to Be More Effective Than Violent Protests
      Oct19

      Peaceful Resistance Has Proved to Be More Effective Than Violent Protests

      Photo: Demonstration of 25 November 1989 in Prague. The Velvet Revolution with half a million participants in peaceful protests in Czechoslovakia from 17 November to 29 December 1989 helped undermine the authority and confidence of the 41-yearlong communist government. CC BY-SA 3.0 | Wikimedia Commons. Viewpoint by Jonathan Power* IDN-InDepthNews...

      Visualizing Corruption Around the World
      May24

      Visualizing Corruption Around the World

      Published 1 year ago onFebruary 1, 2019 By Jeff Desjardins Visual Capitalist Visualizing Corruption Around the World Growing levels of public sector corruption can stifle a country’s economic growth while also chipping away at political freedom. Which parts of the world are perceived to be most corrupt – and further, how does this data...

      Nations in Transit 2020: Dropping the Democratic Facade
      May06

      Nations in Transit 2020: Dropping the Democratic Facade

      6 May 2020 Freedom House Download PDF Policy Recommendations Dropping the democratic facade in Europe and Eurasia Written by Zselyke Csaky Research Director, Europe and Eurasia Nations in Transit 2020: Table of Contents Dropping the Democratic Facade Justice in the Service of Politics Legislature on the Sidelines Fragile Institutions Open the...

      Bangladesh 5th slowest country to log 100 deaths
      Apr22

      Bangladesh 5th slowest country to log 100 deaths

      Md Saidun Nabi April 21st, 2020 However Italy, where deaths today exceed 24,000, took only one day less to hit the milestone After recording its first death on March 18, Bangladesh crossed the grim 100 Covid-19 deaths landmark on April 20. This comes hard on the heels of Bangladesh reaching 2,000 coronavirus infections on April 18, just 40 days...

      How to protect democracy from digital authoritarians’ toolbox
      Mar04

      How to protect democracy from digital authoritarians’ toolbox

      How to protect democracy from digital authoritarians’ toolbox DemDigest March 3, 2020 The alliances, cooperation, and coordination that comprise the liberal world order depend on sufficient public political support and trust within and across democracies, notes Michael Colaresi, William S. Dietrich II Professor of Political Science Research...

      Authoritarians Are Always Gangsters
      Feb15

      Authoritarians Are Always Gangsters

      Authoritarians Are Always Gangsters Joe Conason February 15, 2020 National Memo Authoritarian governments almost always operate in a style that resembles organized crime outfits. Despite their ostentatious populism, such regimes exist to enrich thuggish rulers and enable corruption in high places. The Trump administration is a perfect example....

      THE PROSECUTION OF PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP
      Feb07

      THE PROSECUTION OF PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP

      THE PROSECUTION OF PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP How the House Democrats, in the face of certain defeat, presented the case for impeachment. By Robert P. Baird February 7, 2020 The New Yorker The House floor managers in the impeachment trial of Donald Trump knew they needed to reach two audiences: the hundred senators present at the proceedings, and the...