Dents can be made in the hawkish attitudes of Pak-India officialdom.
Aasim Sajjad Akhtar
The illegality of the rich is almost always glossed over.
Reactionary forces are gaining ground everywhere.
There is a crisis of survival and of human agency.
The poor continue to be left by the wayside.
One is inclined to think that it all doesn’t really matter.
Political will is needed to give security of tenure to katchi abadi dwellers.
The middle class did not bring the PTI to power.
Those who want change must make themselves seen and heard.
If this is Imran Khan’s dream come true, how will it unfold?
One is galled by the duplicity of the ‘international community’.
Many young people who are eligible to vote may not do so.
The real games will begin after the polls.
Reconciling with centuries-old oppressors is difficult.
The reality is that war-making is a profitable enterprise.
Reducing every crisis caused by machinations of political, security establishments to a conspiracy is getting old.
Conscious agents of change everywhere challenge injustice.
On March 23, there is much to reflect on.
Once feared, the leftist challenge is now absent.
Our export of labour is very likely to continue increasing.