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What the future holds

Even with our political parties hammering out a deal, the country is still likely to lurch from one crisis to another, making it extremely difficult...

22.02.2024 50

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Beyond the polls

Beyond the tall claims politicians made during their election campaigns lie tough ground realities that public representatives now have to face....

14.02.2024 10

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Where’s our political wisdom?

The recent statement by former prime minister Imran Khan ruling out any possibility of forming an alliance with the PPP is being described by his...

01.02.2024 40

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How to achieve economic prosperity

India, Bangladesh, Vietnam and some other emerging markets have made tremendous strides in the economic and financial sectors. This prompts many to...

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Economic half-truths

After pushing Pakistan’s economy towards partial deindustrialisation, the pundits of the neo-liberal world have come up again with a new anti-people...

11.12.2023 40

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Learning nothing from history

Recent political developments suggest that the revolutionaries of the Pakistani political system who claim to have challenged the mighty elements of...

24.11.2023 100

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The spectre of annihilation

The recent statement of an Israeli minister wherein he suggested dropping a nuclear bomb on Gaza has terrified billions of pacifists across the world....

10.11.2023 40

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Rejecting the law of the jungle

The humanitarian catastrophe that is unfolding in Gaza with a strange sense of impunity lends credence to the belief of those who assert that justice...

30.10.2023 50

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How to help the people

The drastic reduction in petroleum prices has led to sighs of relief among the people of the country, who had been reeling under ruthless inflation....

21.10.2023 40

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Arab-Israeli conflict through history: Part - II

In part one of this article, I tried to dispel the impression that the creation of Israel was purely and primarily for persecuted Jews, arguing there...

14.10.2023 300

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Arab-Israeli conflict through history: Part - I

The Hamas attack on Israel and the consequential bombardment of Gaza by Israel has not only triggered a heated debate over the Palestinian issue but...

13.10.2023 300

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The solid waste challenge

Solid waste generation rates are on the rise across the world. One of the factors fuelling this generation is the rising trend of promoting a consumer...

05.10.2023 90

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Countering market fundamentalism

Amidst a deep economic and financial crisis, the pundits of the neoliberal world are again prescribing a recipe for disaster, piling pressure on the...

20.09.2023 90

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The reunion of the elite

While the announcement of a new economic corridor at the recently held G20 summit may have created a ripple of excitement, it also indicates that...

15.09.2023 80

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Investment-friendly Pakistan?

The Pakistani ruling elite routinely makes tall claims about attracting massive investment that it believes can transform the country. Sections of...

06.09.2023 70

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Living in a nightmare

The recent protests against inflated bills seem to be suggesting that people are no longer ready to tolerate the skyrocketing inflation that has been...

29.08.2023 30

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Back to the status quo

The recent hasty legislation carried out by parliament clearly indicates that the houses of public representatives have become merely a rubber stamp....

19.08.2023 30

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