Aasim Sajjad Akhtar

Cheerleaders

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

More equal

The media now has the capacity to turn day into night. Published Oct 03, 2014 01:06am

Harbingers of change

Societies are like living organisms and are constantly changing. Published Sep 26, 2014 06:43am

Why socialism?

Interest in the socialist tradition has seen a revival. Published Sep 19, 2014 01:07am

Modern temples

There are problems with much of our water infrastructure. Updated Sep 12, 2014 05:42am

Holier than thou

The elite has discovered a new saviour, a politician with a difference. Published Sep 05, 2014 01:07am