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Aasim Sajjad Akhtar

I, patriot

I, patriot

The patriotism of the ruling class will never be questioned. Published Aug 11, 2017 05:22am
Emperor forever

Emperor forever

Only those with a death wish criticise the players that ‘public opinion’ never names. Updated Jul 14, 2017 04:01pm
The bourgeois trap

The bourgeois trap

Where is the heroic bourgeoisie that provides leadership? Published Jun 30, 2017 06:59am
Untouchables

Untouchables

It’s easier to focus on politics than everyday bigotry. Published Jun 16, 2017 02:33am
Not so Great Game

Not so Great Game

Enmity has cost us a cumulative fortune. Updated Jun 02, 2017 04:06am
Power of hate

Power of hate

The Gwadar killings shows deep alienation. Published May 19, 2017 01:02am
India’s conscience

India’s conscience

A crucial battle is taking place in Indian society. Updated May 05, 2017 07:55am
The Zia generation

The Zia generation

Mashal’s lynching is the latest example of how pervasive Zia’s legacy is. Published Apr 21, 2017 01:20am
Ideas are dangerous

Ideas are dangerous

Progressives face a new wave of state repression. Published Apr 07, 2017 01:06am
The flip side

The flip side

Can we talk about the ‘not great’ parts of our nation’s story? Published Mar 24, 2017 01:19am
Enduring Durand

Enduring Durand

We cannot wipe each other off the map. Published Mar 10, 2017 01:12am
Terror forever

Terror forever

‘Terrorism’ is one of the vaguest terms of our time. Updated Jun 21, 2017 01:54pm
Sci-fi reality

Sci-fi reality

Sci-fi dystopias are a more realistic depiction of the future. Published Feb 10, 2017 01:52am
The real elite

The real elite

For the most part, the elite has strategically sat on the fence. Published Jan 27, 2017 01:30am
Who fears who?

Who fears who?

In fact, those in power are incredibly fearful. Published Jan 13, 2017 01:05am
Corrupt system

Corrupt system

What does development actually mean? Published Dec 30, 2016 01:39am
Right & wrong

Right & wrong

Populists change tack pretty regularly. Published Dec 16, 2016 01:16am
Makers of history

Makers of history

The Cuban nation is arguably the most self-aware on the planet. Published Dec 02, 2016 01:50am
Our future

Our future

We exist in a stupor of mindless consumption. Published Nov 18, 2016 01:05am