Dr Niaz Murtaza

Social capital

Social capital

Why is there more trust in some societies than others? Published 17 Nov, 2020 07:47am
Covid-19 threat

Covid-19 threat

It is crucial we abandon our complacency. Published 03 Nov, 2020 07:54am
Looming showdown

Looming showdown

The aim of toppling the regime in a few months is unrealistic. Published 06 Oct, 2020 07:37am
Harsh punishments

Harsh punishments

Why do we see brutal force as the ultimate solution? Published 22 Sep, 2020 07:06am
Evolving politics?

Evolving politics?

Could a mass party unite people across ethnicities? Published 25 Aug, 2020 07:03am
A nation adrift

A nation adrift

The way forward is fair polls, devolution and civilian sway. Published 11 Aug, 2020 07:12am
PTI at two

PTI at two

The PTI’s record is just as bad as that of its predecessors. Published 28 Jul, 2020 07:21am
Neutral caretakers

Neutral caretakers

Our caretaker system is among the most elaborate ever made. Published 14 Jul, 2020 07:42am
Waning superpower

Waning superpower

The US often resembles a clueless bystander. Published 30 Jun, 2020 07:37am
Devolving power

Devolving power

Diverse states only do well with devolution. Published 16 Jun, 2020 07:26am
Death by hunger?

Death by hunger?

Easing the lockdown before the virus curve falls is risky. Published 19 May, 2020 07:23am
End of capitalism?

End of capitalism?

One sees a path to capitalism’s possible end decades later. Updated 05 May, 2020 09:35am
Lost opportunity?

Lost opportunity?

The best chance for the PTI to prove itself is now. Published 21 Apr, 2020 07:17am
A fairer world?

A fairer world?

Clear lessons emerge from eras of great change. Published 07 Apr, 2020 06:48am
One world

One world

Globalisation has unfolded at the whims of the US. Published 24 Mar, 2020 06:38am
Clash of beliefs

Clash of beliefs

Neither Islamophobia nor a sense of victimhood is justified. Published 10 Mar, 2020 06:39am
The global deficit

The global deficit

The political, economic and social pillars are badly cracked. Published 25 Feb, 2020 07:06am
Dynasties and cults

Dynasties and cults

The politics of our rich and educated is worse than that of poor segments. Published 11 Feb, 2020 07:07am