Dr Shawkat Ali is a faculty of Long Island University. He is the current
President of Bangladesh Journalists and Writers Association of North America
inc Dr. Ali, is a prominent
Bangladeshi American intellectual. He is an economist, columnist,
and author. He is an effective Bangladeshi community leader, in New York
and a prolific organizer. He published six books on different subjects.
In an exclusive interview with VOA Bangla Service, he talks about the current US Economic crisis and
it's impact on Global Economy as well as how the same crisis is being played in
USA's Presidential election campaign by the two
major parties Dr Shawkat says that it is not correct that the problem
relating to economic crisis in USA initiated during Clinton's regime although
this is a fact that Clinton focused on the upliftment of the middle class.