Our governing elite’s plans do not extend beyond profiteering.
Aasim Sajjad Akhtar
Hateful polemic is just the tip of the iceberg.
The pandemic’s identifiable fallout is just the tip of the iceberg.
What of those heading a non-violent movement in Balochistan?
Pakistan is amongst the world’s most unequal societies.
This is an old story and it always ends badly.
People have a choice to make about their politics this May Day.
If the state does not protect the vulnerable, unrest can follow.
There’s little protection for our health workers.
COVID-19 can prove to be a different shot in our collective arm.
Who is this woman who would never dare join the marchers?
In both India and Pakistan, these dark times also represent an unprecedented opportunity.
The freedom movement has continued into the era of independence.
It scarcely matters whether the patron is the US or China.
India, Pakistan’s alter ego, stands at a crossroads.
We need new forms of mobilisation.
Those of us on the progressive side of the ideological divide in this society will have to answer the £190m question.
The law has always been a political instrument around the world.
What explains our debilitating impasse?
Mian Sahib is now biting the hand that once fed him.