Aasim Sajjad Akhtar

The world & us

The world & us

We need an overhaul of the global political economy. Published 20 Jan, 2023 07:30am
Property is power

Property is power

The working class should be the object of economic policy. Updated 06 Jan, 2023 09:07am
Taliban & liberalism

Taliban & liberalism

The right wing thrives on the ruins of imperialist wars. Updated 23 Dec, 2022 08:23am
Climate farce

Climate farce

Most of us have no idea that COP27 is even taking place. Updated 11 Nov, 2022 07:59am
The perpetual loop

The perpetual loop

Almost inevitably, the marriage of convenience starts to sour. Published 28 Oct, 2022 08:06am
Why Swat matters

Why Swat matters

The people of Swat will not watch history repeat itself. Updated 14 Oct, 2022 09:16am
‘Panopticon’

‘Panopticon’

We are at the mercy of those who control the means of info. Updated 30 Sep, 2022 10:21am
Imperial ideology

Imperial ideology

The conquest of nature is a colonial legacy. Updated 16 Sep, 2022 09:18am
What’s to be done?

What’s to be done?

It is important to come together to prioritise preventive action. Updated 02 Sep, 2022 08:58am
Gated disasters

Gated disasters

Such housing schemes are a scandalous form of class warfare. Updated 19 Aug, 2022 09:18am
The forever war

The forever war

Lest anyone forget, war is a business. Updated 05 Aug, 2022 08:48am
Pakistan default

Pakistan default

Politics in the heartland remains unconnected to the peripheries. Updated 22 Jul, 2022 08:43am
Stunted imagination

Stunted imagination

Our political, economic imagination has been stunted by ‘experts’ who claim to be acting on basis of ‘objective’ economic facts. Updated 24 Jun, 2022 10:18am
Four budgets

Four budgets

Majority of Pakistanis are struggling to make ends meet as govt tells us that it is doing all it can do. Updated 10 Jun, 2022 08:56am