Dawn News

April, 01 2015

Faisal Bari

Women and work

Can a country afford to under-utilise resources and still perform economically? Published Mar 27, 2015 02:18am

Opening up markets

The motorcycle market has expanded rapidly, even in the peri-urban and rural areas. Published Mar 13, 2015 01:28am

Missing export focus

Frequent policy changes by the government have not helped Pakistani manufacturers. Published Feb 27, 2015 01:15am

Learning and experience

Students are brilliant at learning but can’t connect this with the world they live in. Published Feb 13, 2015 02:21am

Justice: can we do better?

The state and society have been indifferent to the plight of the majority of our children. Published Jan 30, 2015 02:29am

Imposing faith

Do children become better human beings by studying religion as a compulsory subject? Published Jan 02, 2015 01:41am

Waste and optimality

The fact that we need to change the way we use water has not fully sunk in. Published Dec 19, 2014 02:16am

Insecurity unlimited

Is creating a feeling of profound insecurity in a community not the definition of terror? Updated Dec 05, 2014 06:20am

Optimal regulation

The ineffectiveness of the regulatory structures is evident to all. Published Nov 21, 2014 02:22am

Corruption by any name

The problem worsens when society starts expecting a certain level of dishonesty. Published Nov 07, 2014 06:25am

Trust and dependability

Those who do not play by the rules end up creating a trust deficit. Published Oct 10, 2014 01:53am

Anti-poor bias?

Do the poor matter or not? The answer in Pakistan seems to be that they do not. Published Sep 26, 2014 06:43am

Consensus for change?

The ambiguity surrounding the methods and aims of the PTI and PAT is not a trivial issue. Updated Sep 12, 2014 05:33am

The minority Pakistani

The social, political and economic space for minority communities seems to be narrowing all the time. Published Aug 15, 2014 05:55am

Tolerance and religion

The space for disagreement with regressive thoughts has become narrower. Published Aug 01, 2014 01:14am

Religion and state

Politics is not the space for absolutist beliefs of a fundamental nature. Published Jul 18, 2014 01:58am