Another dark chapter has been added.
One often hears refrain that there is no such thing as caste in Pakistan, this rhetoric is completely out of touch with reality.
Do not expect our ruling class to develop the vision or the will to stop processes through which people will be drawn to the mob.
There is no concern for Baloch protests.
It is a myth that squatters build their homes for free.
Even rivalry on the field reflects political tensions.
Many are disillusioned with the ‘Naya Pakistan’ narrative.
A war-making machine earned the US lots of money.
An intellectually honest prognosis of our political economy for the working class makes for grim reading.
An unprecedented process of dispossession is underway.
Freedom, dignity and equity are at greater risk.
In Pakistan the proverbial refugee — the vast majority of whom are Muslim — is viewed with utter contempt.
It is essential to interrogate the wider epidemic of violence.
We will literally be thirsting for water.
There is no shortcut, no quick-fix ‘counter-terrorism’ operation that will disappear all of the bigots and guns.
Across the world, the politics of hate thrives because of economic crises endemic to capitalism.
Ours is a regime of dispossession that cannot be divorced from a larger global political economy story of rapacious profiteering.
The scenes from India are the latest reminder that capitalism’s crisis is worsening.
Formal bans do not translate into substantial dents.
We can’t imagine being a society that produces doctors like Cuba.