There’s little chance of a Syriza-type project succeeding here.
Aasim Sajjad Akhtar
It is no longer good enough to pin all blame on our rulers.
Different segments of the elite are all committed to sustaining the ‘system’.
The worst civilian set-up is preferable to the best military regime.
Some wars are kept off the radar.
Tragedy can lead to crucial changes.
It is dishonest to say that economics and politics can be separated.
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.