Sushmita S. Preetha | The Daily Star
  • Sushmita S. Preetha

    The writer is an activist, journalist and outraged feminist.

  • Opinion: Corona is only as cruel as capitalism’s weakest link

    That capitalism is cruel should come as no surprise to those who understand either the meaning of cruelty or the logic of capitalism.
  • One more nail in the coffin of free press

    A barrage of fireworks light up the smoggy skies of Dhaka and I feel as if I’m in the opening scenes of a dystopian film.
  • Change is the only constant

    Eight years ago, I saw a small ad in the Friday magazine of The Daily Star which changed the course of my life—for better or worse.

    The soft light of the setting sun illuminates the entire section every time I walk in, mostly because I AM ALWAYS LATE. On one side white balloons hang, on another side a dart board.
  • Innocent until found protesting

    In December 2018 and January 2019, workers from Bangladesh's ready-made garment (RMG) industry went on spontaneous mass protests and strikes around major industrial belts in Dhaka.