Are Grameen loans women friendly?

I believe the microfinance programs for rural women in Bangladesh and elsewhere are anti-poor and anti-women rather than pro-poor and pro-women. Muhammad Yunus loves to call it ‘social business,’ but they are in reality greedy business run by draconian loan-sharks. The word ‘social’ here is used for media consumption only.... [Read More]

Seeking knowledge in the age of Internet

In this article, I do not attempt to evaluate the social media’s impact on our social life or how it affected the way we communicate, or what health and psychological threats these media pose to the mankind. These are no doubt big tickets, but they are not my subject of... [Read More]

Effect of Moon on Our Behavior

There are certain knowledge passed to us from antiquity that seems very strange to us in the twenty first century. Often arrogantly we dub them as false and myth. Not necessarily. For example, the effect of planetary movement (like sun and moon) on human (or animal) behavior. Today’s science might... [Read More]