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.