There is no space for the ordinary people who make this country tick.
Aasim Sajjad Akhtar
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.
It is often said that Israel and Pakistan are alike.
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Okara military farms are back in the spotlight.
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Subordinate classes are not organised politically.
Liberals do not see themselves as part of the problem.
The silent majority must be mobilised by progressives.
State functionaries use their positions to benefit themselves.
The current brand of democracy ignores the poor.
There’s value in studying polls in India and Afghanistan.
The corporate media has played power games many times.
The Pakhtuns have found both wealth and squalor.
It is unfashionable to see the world through the class lens.