Dawn News

March, 28 2015

Aasim Sajjad Akhtar

Lessons of history

Human freedom cannot be traded for the so-called ‘good life’. Published Mar 27, 2015 02:18am

At the cutting edge

Technology cannot be considered an ‘objective good’. Published Mar 13, 2015 01:28am

The bigger beast

The business of politics has been sullied by its protagonists. Published Feb 27, 2015 01:15am

Raison d’être

Our default foreign policy position features suspicion. Published Feb 13, 2015 02:21am

Why not us?

There’s little chance of a Syriza-type project succeeding here. Published Jan 30, 2015 02:29am


It is no longer good enough to pin all blame on our rulers. Published Jan 16, 2015 06:29am

Common interests

Different segments of the elite are all committed to sustaining the ‘system’. Published Jan 09, 2015 01:22am

Khaki justice

The worst civilian set-up is preferable to the best military regime. Published Jan 02, 2015 01:34am

Barbarism and us

Some wars are kept off the radar. Published Dec 26, 2014 01:19am

Policy sans politics

It is dishonest to say that economics and politics can be separated. Published Dec 12, 2014 01:17am

Vicious cycle

There can be no peace where injustice and exploitation are rife. Updated Dec 05, 2014 06:10am

Left vs right

The ideological terrain of student politics has become barren. Published Nov 28, 2014 01:35am

Accumulation wars

Matters of substance rarely find their way into the mainstream. Published Nov 21, 2014 02:22am

Change vs order

Critical young minds look beyond the ‘ideology of Pakistan’. Published Nov 14, 2014 06:52am

Morality & politics

We make no distinction between ethics, religion and politics. Published Nov 07, 2014 06:25am

Left lessons

Bolivia is among the world’s most progressive countries. Published Oct 31, 2014 01:31am

Punjab politicised

The ‘alienated elite’ is a new factor in Punjabi politics. Published Oct 24, 2014 02:09am

Good, bad or ugly?

Pakistan’s third face goes beyond the good vs bad debate. Published Oct 17, 2014 06:24am

Privatised welfare

The religious right wing is dominating basic services. Published Oct 10, 2014 01:53am