Aasim Sajjad Akhtar

The Punjab card

Mian Sahib is now biting the hand that once fed him. Published Nov 01, 2019 07:21am

Young, poor Baloch

The youth crisis is triggered by frustrated aspirations. Published Oct 18, 2019 06:57am

Divide and rule

Why haven’t we been able to overturn an unjust order? Published Oct 04, 2019 06:43am

We have a choice

At least some young people will be marching in Pakistani cities. Published Sep 20, 2019 06:59am

The long war

States certainly play cynical games. Published Sep 06, 2019 07:00am

Economic illusion

The debate on informality is reduced to polemic. Published Aug 23, 2019 07:14am

Hegemony unhinged

Hyper-nationalists were demanding a response, and in the revocation of Article 370, they got what they wanted. Updated Aug 09, 2019 07:33am

The new normal

The new normal has been pushed even further to the right. Updated Jul 26, 2019 11:28am

Fatima’s election

Back in 1965, Ms Jinnah was hardly a darling of the establishment. Published Jul 12, 2019 06:35am

World Cup healing?

The imperative of truth and reconciliation cannot be denied. Published Jun 28, 2019 07:22am

Of debt and war

The commission’s ToR only extend to probing the last decade. Updated Jun 14, 2019 10:05am

Decolonise now

In recent days, Pakistan’s reputation of being a country at war with itself has been reinforced. Updated May 31, 2019 07:57am

‘Bech de!’

We put public services on the chopping block. Updated May 17, 2019 07:32am

Class politics 2.0

These ‘working people’ have taken on other concerns. Published May 03, 2019 06:57am

Who is sovereign?

Everything, it seems, is a ‘foreign conspiracy’. Published Apr 19, 2019 07:01am

Economy of fools

Every political regime here has spewed the same rhetoric. Updated Apr 05, 2019 09:50am

Nation reboot

It is unlikely that this wave of nationalism will last forever. Updated Mar 23, 2019 12:34pm

Men must march

Men do not own feminist struggles as their own. Published Mar 08, 2019 06:41am

Killing history

They write and rewrite history to create pliant populations. Published Feb 22, 2019 07:33am