Mahir Ali

European miasma

European miasma

Nothing good can come from Europe’s flirtation with fascism. Published 28 Sep, 2022 07:23am
Putin’s comeuppance

Putin’s comeuppance

Even Russia’s supposed allies are now berating its leader. Published 21 Sep, 2022 07:36am
After the queen

After the queen

There’s a reckoning Britain isn’t quite prepared for. Published 14 Sep, 2022 06:51am
The death of hope

The death of hope

Gorbachev’s Soviet dream remained unfulfilled. Published 07 Sep, 2022 08:40am
Drowning in despair

Drowning in despair

Pakistan’s distressing plight is hardly unique. Published 31 Aug, 2022 07:51am
War and peace

War and peace

Idea of negotiated settlement that would stem bloodshed is evidently anathema to Moscow, Kyiv, Washington and Brussels alike. Updated 24 Aug, 2022 08:55am
Popular poisons

Popular poisons

Climate change isn’t the only environmental challenge. Published 17 Aug, 2022 07:34am
Decades of despair

Decades of despair

The ills that Jinnah enumerated in his address to Constituent Assembly have proliferated exponentially over the years. Updated 12 Aug, 2022 09:17am
A kill in Kabul

A kill in Kabul

America should look in the mirror before executing anyone. Updated 03 Aug, 2022 09:55am
Chinese burn

Chinese burn

Western provocations may prove catastrophic... Published 27 Jul, 2022 04:17am
A dangerous poet

A dangerous poet

Shelley was cremated 200 years ago this week. Published 20 Jul, 2022 07:46am
Beyond Boris

Beyond Boris

The coming change in UK offers little hope of a transformation. Published 13 Jul, 2022 08:19am
Summer of ’72

Summer of ’72

The change in Pakistan 50 years ago proved insufficient. Published 06 Jul, 2022 07:06am
Supreme patriarchy

Supreme patriarchy

One would like to know where were the ‘pro-life’ activists when children were being killed by American artillery in Afghanistan. Updated 29 Jun, 2022 09:24am
Lift for the left

Lift for the left

Colombia’s election result may be a watershed. Published 22 Jun, 2022 07:44am
Similar births

Similar births

Embracing a fascism-inclined nation would neither be a surprise nor a travesty. Published 15 Jun, 2022 08:05am
The art of war

The art of war

Let’s not forget Vietnam when notching up war crimes... Published 08 Jun, 2022 06:05am
Child killers

Child killers

There’s something exceptional about the American way of death. Published 01 Jun, 2022 07:43am
Climate of change

Climate of change

Australian voters refused more of the same. Published 25 May, 2022 07:10am
Hegemonic hypocrisy

Hegemonic hypocrisy

Russia is not the only guilty party in Ukraine. Published 18 May, 2022 07:53am