Edhi’s son revealed that his father espoused socialist ideals.
Aasim Sajjad Akhtar
GB’s people enjoy none of the rights to which the rest can lay claim.
Differences are as pronounced today as they ever were.
‘Experts’ depict our economic problems in textbook terms.
There has never been a public debate on the bomb.
Marxist thought and practice has continued to evolve.
Thoughtful people are acceding to draconian acts.
Commentary about Balochistan has almost dried up.
There is desperation in the religious right’s call to arms.
We accept all the twists and turns which play out like a bad movie.
The colonial legacy still dominates state thinking in India and Pakistan.
PML-N’s disdain for basic rights shows in its tactics against unions.
We focus only on the shiny, liberating elements at our peril.
Foreign investment is touted as the panacea for all our woes.
So far, all our resolutions have focused on defeating terrorism.
A genuine alternative to capitalism is needed.
Manipulating the poll process appears to be the rule.
Many actors are part of our political economy story.
We are more familiar with home-grown Ataturks than we think.
Labour flows towards capital-rich heartlands.