Monishankar Prasad attempts to connect the Trump victory with the raising discontent against globalisation of the working classes from Birmingham, Alabama to Bengaluru. He argues that there is a dire need of new forms of political representation to account for this new political discourse as the left has fallen short.
Mubashar Hasan presents initial findings from research that explores the global drivers of Bangladesh’s ‘boat people’.
Ever wondered what an inclusive global political community would look like? Alochonaa.com editor, Samuel Glen, offers a perspective on the ethical viability of cosmopolitanism that adequately provides for cultural diversity on a global scale.
“Who gave this son of a bitch his green card?”, quipped Sean Penn before announcing the winner of the best film at the Oscars. Quite predictably, the media went into a frenzy. But was it really surprising?Arafat Kabir argues maybe not, if it’s viewed from the lens of globalization.
In Part 2 of this three part series, Finlay discusses the lives of women in Bangladesh in the aftermath Cyclone Aila, 2009, as well as the benefits to women of owning their own land.
Cédric Pellegrini writes for Alochonaa.com on the not so rosey reality of being French. Cédric unravels the concept of French identity through his own overseas experiences & highlights the contemporary social issues facing many French today, asking the big question ‘What are the prospects for the French?