Anjum Altaf

What is to be done?

What is to be done?

The impoverishment of citizens has cascading downstream effects. Published 03 Feb, 2023 07:56am
Debt: a longer view

Debt: a longer view

Former colonies have been kept economically captive, serving the same purpose in the global economy as they did before... Published 13 Jan, 2023 07:46am
Where are we headed?

Where are we headed?

A failing country cannot expect an external power to take over and reorganise it better. Updated 24 Dec, 2022 08:39am
PIA’s revealing story

PIA’s revealing story

Education in Pakistan continues to hurtle in the direction of morality, contrary to the trend in almost every other country. Updated 21 Oct, 2022 08:22am
Flood of questions

Flood of questions

We need an economic model empathetic to the poor’s needs. Published 04 Oct, 2022 07:26am
Education for all?

Education for all?

To inhibit free expression is a form of exclusion that disproportionately impacts those who do not belong to the majority. Published 16 Sep, 2022 07:50am
Animal tales

Animal tales

Even a lion is no match for a predatory dingbat... Published 31 Jul, 2022 07:25am
You too, HEC

You too, HEC

HEC, which has run higher education into the ground, has now decided to enter the domains of import substitution. Updated 30 Jun, 2022 08:55am
Drink less tea

Drink less tea

It is reasonable to argue that nations develop when every generation is more knowledgeable, better trained than its predecessors. Updated 19 Jun, 2022 10:04am
Roots of extremism

Roots of extremism

Rigid thinking inclines societies towards zealotry. Published 21 Jan, 2021 05:24am
At a loss for words

At a loss for words

Shouldn’t schools have indigenous names too?... Published 03 Jan, 2021 07:25am
Equal education

Equal education

One cannot admire Ranjitsinh enough for his wisdom and vision. Published 22 Dec, 2020 07:23am
Common sense

Common sense

Can a child do better with unfamiliar words? Published 29 Nov, 2020 06:53am
Thought experiment

Thought experiment

A child who hates school is more likely to drop out. Updated 15 Nov, 2020 08:24am
Language of instruction

Language of instruction

The evidence is that children learn best in a language they understand well. Published 23 Oct, 2020 07:14am