Aasim Sajjad Akhtar

Rumblings to come

Rumblings to come

Our governing elite’s plans do not extend beyond profiteering.

Published 24 Jul, 2020 07:30am
On the temple

On the temple

Hateful polemic is just the tip of the iceberg.

Updated 10 Jul, 2020 09:20am
Dystopia beckons

Dystopia beckons

The pandemic’s identifiable fallout is just the tip of the iceberg.

Published 26 Jun, 2020 07:23am
Of Bramsh & statues

Of Bramsh & statues

What of those heading a non-violent movement in Balochistan?

Published 12 Jun, 2020 07:12am
Very old normal

Very old normal

Pakistan is amongst the world’s most unequal societies.

Published 29 May, 2020 06:32am
Of strategic depth

Of strategic depth

This is an old story and it always ends badly.

Published 15 May, 2020 06:40am
A world to win

A world to win

People have a choice to make about their politics this May Day.

Published 01 May, 2020 04:59am
Dangerous classes

Dangerous classes

If the state does not protect the vulnerable, unrest can follow.

Published 17 Apr, 2020 06:07am
Of doctors & nurses

Of doctors & nurses

There’s little protection for our health workers.

Published 03 Apr, 2020 06:52am
Global vaccine

Global vaccine

COVID-19 can prove to be a different shot in our collective arm.

Published 20 Mar, 2020 07:12am
‘Righteous’ women

‘Righteous’ women

Who is this woman who would never dare join the marchers?

Published 06 Mar, 2020 06:58am
India vs Pakistan

India vs Pakistan

In both India and Pakistan, these dark times also represent an unprecedented opportunity.

Updated 21 Feb, 2020 07:49am
Colonialism lives

Colonialism lives

The freedom movement has continued into the era of independence.

Updated 07 Feb, 2020 07:39am
Rent-a-state

Rent-a-state

It scarcely matters whether the patron is the US or China.

Published 24 Jan, 2020 07:37am
India burns

India burns

India, Pakistan’s alter ego, stands at a crossroads.

Updated 10 Jan, 2020 07:31am
Beyond Jinnah

Beyond Jinnah

We need new forms of mobilisation.

Published 27 Dec, 2019 07:08am
The £190m question

The £190m question

Those of us on the progressive side of the ideological divide in this society will have to answer the £190m question.

Updated 13 Dec, 2019 09:13am
Law is politics

Law is politics

The law has always been a political instrument around the world.

Updated 29 Nov, 2019 09:08am
The Punjab card

The Punjab card

Mian Sahib is now biting the hand that once fed him.

Published 01 Nov, 2019 07:21am