Reconciling with centuries-old oppressors is difficult.
Aasim Sajjad Akhtar
The reality is that war-making is a profitable enterprise.
Reducing every crisis caused by machinations of political, security establishments to a conspiracy is getting old.
Conscious agents of change everywhere challenge injustice.
On March 23, there is much to reflect on.
Once feared, the leftist challenge is now absent.
Our export of labour is very likely to continue increasing.
One can only feel hollowness at the verdict.
The idea that politics can be a healthy activity has been displaced.
The law does not often ensure justice.
Our biggest challenge is the absence of a shared identity.
Parties such as the JI and JUI are wary of the newcomers.
Progressives need to stand up and be counted.
Our youth bulge is a social crisis unlike anything we’ve seen.
It is time to put the record straight.
There is much going on that warrants our attention.
We are smack in the middle of a deeply reactionary era.
If democracy is about people, it can only thrive through their support.
It’s better to support the ‘wretched of the earth’.
A conflict-free ‘civil society’ does not exist.