My Personal Opinion on Legalizing Marijuana in the U.S

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19 Oct 2018 Legalization of Marijuana also known as cannabis in U.S. has been not only a contemporary but also a controversial issue. However, twenty-four states have legalized the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes with recreational use legalized only in Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, and the District of Columbia. In my opinion, which I […]


7 Most Awful War Operations in History

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20 Aug 2018 Throughout history, bad weather, insufficient weaponry, and bad luck played an important role in winning or losing battles. In normal life, overconfidence, carelessness, and momentary lapses in judgment can result in pretty bad consequences. The same applies to battlefields where consequences can be catastrophic. One mistake can change the world or put millions […]





CROSSING THE LINES: KASHMIR, PAKISTAN, INDIA

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20 Jul 2004 Alliance for a Secular and Democratic South Asia and PAKSMIT (Pakistani Students at MIT) present CROSSING THE LINES: KASHMIR, PAKISTAN, INDIA   July 20, at 7:00 MIT Room 3-270 A story of people at war over borders and boundaries by Pervez Hoodbhoy and Zia Mian Produced for the Eqbal Ahmad Foundation, 2004 […]


Kazi Nazrul Islam Death Anniversary

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28 Aug 2004 The poet’s message is poignant in light of the increasing violence and intolerance in Bangladesh. The effect of the breakdown of law and order fall on all sectors of the population but disproportionately on the marginalized and weaker, such as Hindus and Ahmadiyas. The recent attack by grenades on a densely populated […]


Despair and Hope: Crisis in Bangladesh? (Forum Oct 2004)

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9 Oct 2004 The Alliance for a Secular and Democratic South Asia invites you to A Forum Despair and Hope: Crisis in Bangladesh? Central Square Cambridge Public Library Lewis Conference Room Saturday October 9th, 3-5pm An attack by grenades on a densely populated mass rally in Dhaka in August of this year left 20 dead […]


Shabnam Hashmi at MIT March 7 9 – 7pm Rm 4-145

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6 Mar 2008 Alliance for a Secular and Democratic South Asia Womens and Gender Studies at MIT present “The Uses and Misuses of Religion: Lessons from 20 years of Anti-Communal Activism” by Shabnam Hashmi March 7, 2008 7-9PM MIT 4-145 As many of you know, India has been torn with religious strife for the last several […]


Words on Water Film 12/1/2008 6:30PM MIT 32-124

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23 Nov 2008 Filmmaker Sanjay Kak will be present to answer questions at the screening. December 1, 2008 6:30PM MIT Room 32-124 Synopsis:  Words on Water For more than 15 years people of the valley have resisted a series of massive dams on their river, and in their struggle have exposed the deceptive heart of India’s development politics.The […]