We are smack in the middle of a deeply reactionary era.
Aasim Sajjad Akhtar
If democracy is about people, it can only thrive through their support.
It’s better to support the ‘wretched of the earth’.
A conflict-free ‘civil society’ does not exist.
The patriotism of the ruling class will never be questioned.
China’s world order is no panacea.
Only those with a death wish criticise the players that ‘public opinion’ never names.
Where is the heroic bourgeoisie that provides leadership?
It’s easier to focus on politics than everyday bigotry.
Enmity has cost us a cumulative fortune.
The Gwadar killings shows deep alienation.
A crucial battle is taking place in Indian society.
Mashal’s lynching is the latest example of how pervasive Zia’s legacy is.
Progressives face a new wave of state repression.
Can we talk about the ‘not great’ parts of our nation’s story?
We cannot wipe each other off the map.
‘Terrorism’ is one of the vaguest terms of our time.
Sci-fi dystopias are a more realistic depiction of the future.
For the most part, the elite has strategically sat on the fence.
In fact, those in power are incredibly fearful.