Scholars must introduce a healthy dose of reality.
Dr Niaz Murtaza
Pakistani politics have remained elitist till today.
Parties improve when society demands merit.
Intermediate goalposts must be our focus.
Petty clerics were not helping peace and morality.
Many advanced democracies perpetuate inequitable global politics.
Social science lenses can show how wrongs can be corrected.
The party alone shows interest in pursuing civilian democracy.
Communities are not aware of LGs’ role.
Is the security establishment becoming restive?
The buzz now is about a technocracy.
Our booms were ignited by alliances with the US.
Conservatism in Punjab has won big.
Conservatism will continue to harm us.
Northern elites run our power train, with the south being pulled along.
Inept civilians do run foreign policy better than generals.
India and China have grown fast despite high sleaze.
Nawaz Sharif should ask the court for a review.
A flawed democracy has shown its edge over 40 years of unelected rule.
It is not a matter of removing a few corrupt politicians.