The state has trampled upon the ‘rights’ of its own ‘citizens’.
Aasim Sajjad Akhtar
How long can we hide behind nationalist slogans?
The working class is no more in the political lexicon.
Public debate on male domination is limited to a small circle.
The Mohajir experience has been unique.
There is no vindication in what the PECB actually signifies.
The left never appeared to recover from its historic defeat.
Edhi’s son revealed that his father espoused socialist ideals.
GB’s people enjoy none of the rights to which the rest can lay claim.
Differences are as pronounced today as they ever were.
‘Experts’ depict our economic problems in textbook terms.
There has never been a public debate on the bomb.
Marxist thought and practice has continued to evolve.
Thoughtful people are acceding to draconian acts.
Commentary about Balochistan has almost dried up.
There is desperation in the religious right’s call to arms.
We accept all the twists and turns which play out like a bad movie.
The colonial legacy still dominates state thinking in India and Pakistan.
PML-N’s disdain for basic rights shows in its tactics against unions.
We focus only on the shiny, liberating elements at our peril.