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Pakistan at 100

World Bank’s report, ‘Pakistan@100: Shaping the Future’, has painted a grim picture about where Pakistan would be when it completes a century, if it doesn’t mend...

Pakistan, Afghan peace and India (I)

After almost two decades the US-led NATO intervention in Afghanistan aimed at eradicating the Taliban had no end in sight. US President Donald Trump and the American...

Ghost students and corruption

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Naya Pakistan was supposed to be about change. It was supposed to be about cleansing this country of corruption and focusing...

The height of extremism

Since the late 1970s, Pakistan has experienced a radical shift towards a certain brand of extremism which has devoured the socio-economic and cultural dynamics of the...

Discourse on Imperialism

There was an earlier discussion on the role of finance capital in the context of industrialisation in Pakistan. We considered it worthwhile to revisit the finance...

Second Life!

I have always felt that we never thought to think beyond medicines, illness and giving them rest/care when it comes to the old age segment of our society. Having said...

A time to reflect

After the terrorist attack on two New Zealand mosque’s last Friday which resulted in the deaths of 50 people, there has been nothing but applause for how NZ Prime...

Questionable accountability process

It seems that there are two kind of laws reserved for politicians when it comes to their accountability. On one hand, we have Prime Minister Imran Khan and his family...

Women thy heal yourself

Women under capitalism are not only the source of cheapest labor, but have become a socialized sexual object too. In an advertisement, it is hard to discern what is for...

When will we learn?

After the Pulwama Attack, the situation in Pakistan became extremely tense. India accused a Pakistan-based outfit named Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) of involvement in said...