Our society and institutions are structured to perpetuate inequality across generations.
Whatever one’s views on the Brexit vote, there was a mature acceptance of the results.
Our elders did want a homeland for Muslims. But was it this sort of society and state that we wanted?
Does poverty mean that the people of Tharparkar have no rights?
Faulty testing methods can end up producing graduates who do not even know how to write properly.
The torture of Aftab Ahmed raises several questions about the investigative tactics of the law enforcers.
Why has malnutrition increased even as poverty has come down?
We seem to be telling our people that if you can get away with it, you should.
We have allowed our education system to fragment along many lines.
Do gated communities create security? Or do they reduce social capital in a society?
DHA, Lahore has adopted a clever scheme to make money.
Losing a loved one is hard enough. It needn’t be made worse by having to deal with patient care problems.
There is no primary doctor who coordinates with other specialists.
Short of a major shake-up, can we ensure the presence of quality-assurance mechanisms in institutions?
Successive governments have failed to provide a consistent policy for the automobile sector.
Students are just not able to go beyond the definitions of what they have learnt.
The story is one about poverty and the extremes of inequality this society appears to be willing to live with.
Entrenched and systemic power asymmetries are a serious issue in Pakistan
Effective regulators are needed to provide at least a semblance of checks on the executive.
There are hundreds of thousands of teachers who need to have access to good training.