[act-ma] Corruption and Capitalism in Bangladesh and Pakistan

Paul Malachi Penchalapadu paul.malachi at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 10:14:53 PDT 2012

The Alliance** for a Secular and Democratic **South Asia******
*P R E S E N T S *
Corruption and Capitalism
in **Bangladesh **and ****Pakistan

A  T A L K  B Y
*Anu Mohammad*
Professor of Economics, Dhaka, Bangladesh

introductory remarks by:
*Rakshanda Saleem*
Professor of Neuropsychology, Lesley University, Boston

Sat. Oct 6 | 2 pm
MIT 4 - 237
77 Mass Ave. Cambridge

*Free and open to the Public*

The gigantic fire that claimed the lives of 300 workers in Karachi,
Pakistan this September is not an anomaly but the inevitable consequence of
a production environment shaped by intense pressure from global markets and
where workers have near non-existent negotiation powers. Professors Saleem
and Muhammad will discuss the corrupt collusion of the state and global
capitfrom the garments industry to open-pit coal mining and offshore oil

Professor Rakshanda Saleem, is a member of The Alliance for a Secular and
Democratic South Asia in ****Cambridge**, **MA****.  Professor Anu Muhammad
is one of the leading activists in ****Bangladesh  organizing on the ground
against ever intensifying neo-liberal projects such as open pit coal mining
on rich agricultural land.****

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