Tag Archives: Yunus

Bangladesh and the Mobile Internet

There are roughly 160 million people living in Bangladesh. I was surprised then when the Dhaka Tribune recently reported that nearly 111 million have their own mobile phone. For a developing country that tells me a lot about the state … Continue reading

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Throwing money at Bangladeshi garment girls will keep them in slavery

The Savar tragedy is now over and we can forget the 1,127 who were, effectively, forced to die in a building illegally constructed and (patently obvious to all who were there) unsafe to work in even the day before. In … Continue reading

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The Net, a Professor, his Phone and my Blog

I have not posted a blog for a couple of weeks for a number of reasons. One has been simply getting used to term time again with the kids back a school and trying to establish a happy balance between … Continue reading

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