It is dishonest to say that economics and politics can be separated.
Aasim Sajjad Akhtar
There can be no peace where injustice and exploitation are rife.
The ideological terrain of student politics has become barren.
Matters of substance rarely find their way into the mainstream.
Critical young minds look beyond the ‘ideology of Pakistan’.
We make no distinction between ethics, religion and politics.
Bolivia is among the world’s most progressive countries.
The ‘alienated elite’ is a new factor in Punjabi politics.
Pakistan’s third face goes beyond the good vs bad debate.
The religious right wing is dominating basic services.
The media now has the capacity to turn day into night.
Societies are like living organisms and are constantly changing.
Interest in the socialist tradition has seen a revival.
There are problems with much of our water infrastructure.
The elite has discovered a new saviour, a politician with a difference.
The magic wand cannot continue to be waved with reckless abandon.
There is no space for the ordinary people who make this country tick.
Presently, we are not in anything like a ‘revolutionary’ moment.
Previously, popular culture was not distinguished as ‘Muslim’ or ‘Hindu’.
We are waiting for our parties to show political sagacity.