Aasim Sajjad Akhtar

Of strategic depth

Of strategic depth

This is an old story and it always ends badly.

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

A world to win

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

Published May 01, 2020 04:59am
Dangerous classes

Dangerous classes

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

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

Of doctors & nurses

There’s little protection for our health workers.

Published Apr 03, 2020 06:52am
Global vaccine

Global vaccine

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

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

‘Righteous’ women

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

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

India vs Pakistan

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

Updated Feb 21, 2020 07:49am
Colonialism lives

Colonialism lives

The freedom movement has continued into the era of independence.

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

Rent-a-state

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

Published Jan 24, 2020 07:37am
India burns

India burns

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

Updated Jan 10, 2020 07:31am
Beyond Jinnah

Beyond Jinnah

We need new forms of mobilisation.

Published Dec 27, 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 Dec 13, 2019 09:13am
Law is politics

Law is politics

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

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

The Punjab card

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

Published Nov 01, 2019 07:21am
Young, poor Baloch

Young, poor Baloch

The youth crisis is triggered by frustrated aspirations.

Published Oct 18, 2019 06:57am
Divide and rule

Divide and rule

Why haven’t we been able to overturn an unjust order?

Published Oct 04, 2019 06:43am
We have a choice

We have a choice

At least some young people will be marching in Pakistani cities.

Published Sep 20, 2019 06:59am
The long war

The long war

States certainly play cynical games.

Published Sep 06, 2019 07:00am
Economic illusion

Economic illusion

The debate on informality is reduced to polemic.

Published Aug 23, 2019 07:14am